Insure you have a good holiday

Extra cash advice.

Extra cash advice.

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With the better weather now upon us, perhaps you’ve got a special getaway booked.

But before you grab your sun hat, slather on the factor 30 and make the dash to the airport, take a few moments to consider this: will your travel insurance policy also give you the protection you need while you’re away?

A Generic photo of a piggy bank. It is important to be aware of the possible pitfalls before purchasing a travel insurance policy. See PA Feature FINANCE Finance Column. PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FINANCE Finance Column.

A Generic photo of a piggy bank. It is important to be aware of the possible pitfalls before purchasing a travel insurance policy. See PA Feature FINANCE Finance Column. PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FINANCE Finance Column.

As with all insurance, taking out travel cover gives us peace of mind in case the worst happens. However, the level of disputes seen by the ombudsman service, which sorts out gripes between consumers and financial firms, suggests there’s more we can do when arranging and updating policies to avoid heartache later down the line.

 

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