Travelling to Sri Lanka ? Guidelines for Travel Insurance

On 21st April 2019, there was a terrorist attack in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka Authorities have declared a national curfew and there is limited movement allowed in the country. The Authorities have instructed those already in Sri Lanka to follow the advice of the local Tourist Office or Tour Operators. The Sri Lankan Authorities Read more “Travelling to Sri Lanka ? Guidelines for Travel Insurance”

Travel Insurance after Brexit | JS Insurance

Travel Insurance and Brexit –  What will be the situation with travel ? There has been agreement by the European Union and the British Government to extend the withdrawal from the European Union (better known as BREXIT) until the 31st October 2019.  However is on condition that the Brexit Deal is voted into law. If Read more “Travel Insurance after Brexit | JS Insurance”

Travel Insurance and Drone Disruption | JS Insurance

Travel Insurance – Drone Disruption Following the Gatwick incident a few months ago and the drone disruption to flights including hundreds of flight cancellation, it is advisable to check your Travel Insurance policy. At the end of May 2019, protest group Extinction Rebellion announced their plans to shut down Heathrow Airport for 10 days using Read more “Travel Insurance and Drone Disruption | JS Insurance”

Hawaii Volcano Eruption – JS Travel Insurance

The Kilauea Volcano erupted on the 3rd May 2018. This eruption has destroyed over 25 homes and 35 building structures. The lava and hazardous fumes still continue to cause problems over Hawaii’s biggest island five days after the first eruption. Bursting through giant cracks in the ground, the Hawaii Authorities have advised that travellers and Read more “Hawaii Volcano Eruption – JS Travel Insurance”

What Is An EHIC? How Do You Renew The European Health Insurance Card?

Those who are travelling to Europe are being asked to check their European Health Insurance Card to make sure it is still valid, as more than 5 million are due to expire this year. The European Health Insurance Card gives you the right to free or discounted medical care in all European Union countries as Read more “What Is An EHIC? How Do You Renew The European Health Insurance Card?”

Common Travel Insurance Questions | JS Insurance

Common Travel Insurance Questions Travel Insurance is an important part of your trip and here are some common Travel Insurance Questions. Many people do not take out Travel Insurance as they are not aware of the advantages and they have misconceptions as to what it actually is. Most people get Home Insurance and Car Insurance, Read more “Common Travel Insurance Questions | JS Insurance”

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and the Leave Vote in the United Kingdom

What will happen to the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union? As many UK Residents travel to the continent, have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) – which allows for medical treatment in the host country, this has always been a card that UK Residents take with them Read more “European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and the Leave Vote in the United Kingdom”

Try To Avoid Sickness Abroad

You don’t want to spoil your holiday if you become ill and this can be an annoying distraction as well as an inconvenience. We have put together a number of ways to avoid being ill abroad. Before you book anything, it is a good idea to check the health situation and vaccination requirements of your destination. To stay health Read more “Try To Avoid Sickness Abroad”

Travel Tips: 7 Common Travel Insurance Exclusions

Travel Insurance providers are getting more and more careful regarding claims and what are the exclusions in a Travel Insurance policy. We have laid out below, the most common exclusions on a Travel Insurance policy. Drunken Behavior: We all like a drink or a few whilst away on holiday, all policies will not cover any accidents or Read more “Travel Tips: 7 Common Travel Insurance Exclusions”