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Top packaged bank account to stop insuring over-70s unless they pay more

Nationwide is to lower the maximum age covered by its packaged bank account travel insurance from 75 to 70, while raising the surcharge paid by older customers from £50 to £65

3 October 2018

Some travel insurers hiked premiums by 2000% for mental health problems

Research shows 45% of people with mental health problems never disclose their illness to their travel insurer

22 August 2018

Millions with long-term illnesses struggle to access travel insurance

More than 15 million people with pre-existing medical conditions feel

25 June 2018

Three million let their EHIC expire last year - check yours now

Almost three million people let their European Health Insurance Card run out in 2017

13 March 2018

Hurricane Irma travel disruption - your rights

Travel to and from the Caribbean and Florida has been severely disrupted – here's what you need to know

8 September 2017

Ryanair to cut cabin baggage allowance

Budget airline Ryanair has announced that only priority boarding customers will be able to take two bags into the cabin

6 September 2017

16 things about travel insurance they DON'T tell you

Dreams of sun could turn to financial nightmares if you don't spot the loopholes in your travel insurance

8 June 2017

Travelex to scrap Supercard due to 'higher than anticipated' costs

Currency bureau Travelex is to axe the Supercard, with cardholders told they won't be able to use it after 24 July

24 May 2017

Budget airlines to offer discounts if you help clean the plane

Passengers on budget airline flights can now get a partial refund – if they offer to help clean the plane

1 April 2017

Travel insurer Holidaysafe to 'improve' policy wording after elderly couple's £3,000 cruise claim is rejected

The travel insurance firm Holidaysafe is to publish clearer warnings that cruises aren't covered by its standard policy

31 March 2017

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