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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
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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
The FCO travel advice for Thailand has been updated with regards to flooding. The overall level of the advice has not changed. The FCO advise against all travel to the Preah Vihear and Ta Krabey/Ta Moan temple areas and against all but essential travel to the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Songkhla. Please find an extract of the advice below.
September and October are the height of the…Continue
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FCO Travel Advice – Spain
The FCO travel advice for Spain has been updated with regards to thefts at airports. Please find an extract of the advice below.
Safety and Security - Crime
The vast majority of visits made to Spain by British nationals are trouble-free. Be alert to the…
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