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Month: July 2016

Failure of Low Cost Holidays

Failure of Low Cost Holidays

Current advice regarding the failure of Low Cost Holidays which will apply to all MAPFRE underwritten schemes. July 2016: Failure of Low Cost Holidays On 15 July 2016, it has been confirmed that Low Cost Holidays went into liquidation. Low Cost Holidays, Spain, S.L. registered address C/ada Byron, S/N, 07121 Parc Bit, Balears, Spain.  Its registered company number is CIF B57813248 is an Appointed Representative of Cover-More Insurance Services, PO Box 9180, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 9AG, which is authorised and regulated by the…

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Quiberon: A Relaxing Beach Holiday in Brittany

Quiberon: A Relaxing Beach Holiday in Brittany

With beautiful sandy beaches, prehistoric monuments, fishing villages and bustling markets, Quiberon (pronounced “Kibberon”) is a wonderful destination for a beach holiday. When To Visit Quiberon enjoys around 8 hours sunshine a day during the summer months; this is also the driest time of year. Daytime temperatures reach 22C/72F in July and August, dropping back to 20C/68F in September. The oceanic climate can be changeable and breezy, so pack a lightweight jacket. Beaches for Everyone Wherever you are on the…

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NEW: Introducing our Premier Gadget Insurance

NEW: Introducing our Premier Gadget Insurance

We know that you value your holiday insurance, but many people also worry about their electronic gadgets when they are at home. What if they are stolen, or they break down, or they get dropped and damaged? To help you with this, we’ve just introduced a new policy, Premier Gadget Insurance. This offers low monthly payments (or yearly payments if you prefer), and gives you up to £1,500 of cover on every gadget. You also get 90 days worldwide gadget…

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Brexit – getting good value on your holiday

Brexit – getting good value on your holiday

Although the UK has voted to leave the European Union, the decision has not yet formally come into effect, and will not do so for at least a couple of years. Nothing changes yet The good news is that you will not face any immediate obstacles to your holiday arrangements. You will not need additional visas to enter EU countries this summer, and your current European-Union-issued passport remains valid. Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) remains valid, allowing access to…

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Airline apps and parking apps

Airline apps and parking apps

To celebrate the launch of our Premier Gadget Insurance policy, we’re starting a new series looking at travel gadgets and apps for your smartphone, helping you to make the most of your holiday. Check your app store There’s an obvious place to start when looking for travel apps for your phone. If you have an iPhone, bring up the App Store, choose Categories from the top left, and scroll down to the travel category. You’ll be surprised what you find….

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