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We’ve changed to Europe Plus: more benefits, same great prices!

We’ve changed to Europe Plus: more benefits, same great prices!

We’ve now changed our name to Europe Plus, to avoid any potential confusion caused by Brexit.  If you’re an existing EHICPlus customer, rest assured your policy is not affected by the re-branding and will remain in force for the period of insurance as per your policy schedule. Our new Europe Plus website has been live for a month, and your response has been excellent! We’ve kept our prices the same, but we’re now including a choice of three levels of cover, including…

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We’re changing to Europe Plus: more benefits, same great prices!

We’re changing to Europe Plus: more benefits, same great prices!

We’re changing our name to Europe Plus, to avoid any potential confusion caused by Brexit.  If you’re an existing EHICPlus customer, rest assured your policy is not affected by the re-branding and will remain in force for the period of insurance as per your policy schedule. We’ve been hard at work, putting the finishing touches to our new Europe Plus website, and it’s now live! We’ve kept our prices the same, but we’re now including a choice of three levels of cover,…

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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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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.

Emergency Travel Information: Mali

Emergency Travel Information: Mali

Advice regarding the situation in Mali – the following applies to all MAPFRE underwritten schemes. On 20 November 2015, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their advice regarding Mali.  https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mali Whilst the hostage situation is now over (as per 5.30pm GMT) advice still remains to be cautious if in the location. If you’re currently in Bamako, Mali, please contact your holiday company as soon as possible as they should be able to help make arrangements for you to return home….

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Emergency Travel Information: Brussels, Belgium

Emergency Travel Information: Brussels, Belgium

Current advice regarding the current situation in Belgium which will apply to all MAPFRE underwritten schemes. March 2016: Zaventem Airport, Brussels possible terrorist bombing Further to this, ABTA have provided the following instructions: “Following explosions in Brussels on 22 March, travellers in Brussels are advised to follow the instructions of Belgian security authorities. People who are due to travel should contact their airline or travel company for information about travel to and from Brussels.” Just as in the UK where the…

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Emergency Travel Information: France

Emergency Travel Information: France

This information relates to policies sold by EHICPlus, EHICPlus Expand, and ANZPlus. July 2016: Nice, France, Terrorist Attacks – evening of 14 July 2016 On the evening of 14 July 2016, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their advice regarding Nice, France‎, ‎following the terrorist attack in Nice. “We are in touch with the local authorities and seeking more information following an apparent attack on Bastille Day celebration in Nice. If you are in the area follow the instructions of the…

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