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UK Holiday Cover and Cancellations

By this point in the year, most of us have firm plans for summer. However, thanks to the Covid19 outbreak, many people's 2020 summer holidays look uncertain. There's been lots of coverage about what your rights are if you've booked flights or a package holiday overseas. But what is the situation for British holidays? Will…
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Holiday Travel Cover and Coronavirus

A few months ago, none of us had heard of coronavirus, or Covid-19. Now it's everywhere. The UK has shut down; schools closed, non-essential shopping banned, restaurants and bars out of bounds for the foreseeable future. It's a very unsettling time. If you have a holiday planned for the near future though, where do you…
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European Travel Cover and the Flybe Collapse

Although low-cost carrier Flybe had been struggling for a while, it was a shock to everyone when they collapsed in the first week of March. Flybe was the UK's biggest domestic airline, and operated 67 aircraft to 56 destinations across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Thousands of passengers have had their plans thrown into disarray.…
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Storms, cancelled flights – What are my rights?

The British winter weather has been taking its toll on holiday plans. Most major airports have had at least some cancelled flights, throwing holiday and business trips into confusion. If you were due to fly home to the UK, the situation is clearer. Several aircraft were diverted to other UK airports. If that happens, the…
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Travel to China – Will my Insurance Cover Me?

It's hard to believe that a month ago, none of us had heard of the Coronavirus. Over January, the rapidly developing new virus in China hit the headlines each day. Part of the problem in the early stages was the lack of information. Doctors weren't sure what they were dealing with, or the prognosis. As…
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