A fifth of consumers go on holiday without travel insurance, according to the latest research from Abta.
Of 2081 consumers surveyed, 20% said that they holiday uninsured, which is comparable to last year’s response.
A fifth of respondents mistakenly thought the UK government would assist them financially.
“There is a poor understanding of the role of the UK government and what will happen if something goes wrong abroad,” said head of communications Victoria…Continue
In the last 12 months, 25% of those surveyed booked through a high street travel agent compared to 17% the previous year
The number booking through a tour operator, as opposed to booking direct with airlines and accommodation, has also increased from 24% to 28%.
The research shows that women and young people are more likely to book with a high street travel agent, with 31% of women using this channel compared to 19% of…Continue