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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]