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Month: June 2016

Brexit does not affect your EHICPlus policy

Brexit does not affect your EHICPlus policy

We want to reassure all our customers that our policy (EHICPlus or EHICPlus Expand) is not affected by the Brexit vote. We can confirm that cover remains in place for emergency medical treatment in the EU as normal, including private facilities, provided that the admission has been authorised by the medical assistance company. The EHIC card remains valid within the EU and our insurance offers cover in both private facilities as well as the EHIC state Facilities.

Tips for packing: Useful items to take with you

Tips for packing: Useful items to take with you

Experienced travellers know that the secret to a successful trip lies in the preparation. Here are some ideas on essential items to take with you to save time and ensure that your holiday is spent in peace and relaxation. Essential Documents and Medication Your passport is obviously a crucial item, but every year a surprising number of people have their holiday plans disrupted by forgetting it, or failing to realise that it has expired. Check your passport expiry date when…

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Sofia: undiscovered star of the Balkans

Sofia: undiscovered star of the Balkans

Bulgaria remains intriguingly off the beaten track, and a city break in its welcoming capital, Sofia, makes a fine introduction to this beautiful country. Experience a fabulous collection of sights, ranging from ancient churches to stunning scenery – all without breaking the bank. What to see in Sofia Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski dominates the city. Despite its Byzantine appearance, it is only a century old, but has become Sofia’s symbol. It can hold 10,000 people, although the inside is less…

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Beach holidays in Galicia, Spain

Beach holidays in Galicia, Spain

Fancy a change from the bustling Costas for your next Spanish break? The best beaches in Spain are found in Galicia, the green, northwestern corner of the country. Stunning beaches in a fascinating region The coastline of Galicia is scattered with numerous inlets and bays known as rias, resulting in a multitude of spectacular sandy beaches. The Rías Altas, or high estuaries, are backed by a rugged landscape with a Celtic feel, and the Rías Baixas, or low estuaries, are…

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Special Announcement: EHICPlus now covers 80-85 year olds

Special Announcement: EHICPlus now covers 80-85 year olds

We are delighted to announce that our EHICPlus insurance now covers travellers aged up to and including 85. This includes Single Trip and Annual Multi-trip policies. We can also offer cover for pre-existing medical conditions. We hope this will let many more people enjoy a good holiday in Europe with peace of mind.