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AXA scraps own-brand travel insurance policies for new customers - but existing holders remain covered until their deal expires

AXA Insurance UK will no longer sell own-brand overseas and UK travel insurance policies to new customers, the firm has announced. However, existing policyholders remain covered for the duration of their policy.

3 September 2021

Most MoneySavers will get travel insurance when going abroad but not if they're holidaying in the UK, new MSE poll finds

Most MoneySavers WON'T risk going on holiday abroad without travel insurance, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found. However, those holidaying in the UK said they are less likely to take out an insurance policy.

1 September 2021

Italy added to UK's quarantine list

Travellers returning to the UK from Italy, San Marino and Vatican City will have to self-isolate for 14 days from 4am on Sunday 18 October

15 October 2020

New EHICs now issued without EU symbol – but you CAN still use them until at least the end of the year

European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) issued in the UK will no longer feature the European symbol. But don't worry, they will still be accepted in participating countries until at least the end of 2020

10 February 2020

Nationwide to cut interest and overhaul overdraft fees on FlexPlus account – is it still worth it?

Nationwide has started telling customers about changes it's making to its FlexPlus packaged bank account in November, which include slashing in-credit interest and raising overdraft fees for many. We've full details of the changes below, plus our analysis of whether the account will still be worth it

27 August 2019

Holiday firms Late Rooms and Super Break stop trading

The parent company of travel firms Late Rooms and Super Break has gone into administration - if you've booked a trip or you're on holiday at the moment, here's what you need to know

2 August 2019

New rules set to help travellers with medical conditions access insurance

Travel insurance firms would need to direct customers with pre-existing medical conditions to providers that can cover them, under new proposals

16 July 2019

Monzo launches a premium account – but is it any good?

App-only bank Monzo has launched a premium service – but is it any good?

25 April 2019

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