Travellers embarking on cheap flights this summer

first_imgTravellers embarking on cheap flights this summer should not necessarily settle for the cheapest travel insurance deal, a report from Which? has suggested.According to research from the consumer organisation, more than half of Britain’s travel agents do not provide basic details about the policies they offer, while six failed to enquire about any pre-existing medical conditions.Sean Tipton, a spokesman from ABTA – The Travel Association, said it is vital that any medical conditions are discussed with a travel agent before agreeing to take out a policy.”If you, or anybody in your party, has a pre-existing medical condition [make sure] that you discuss that with your travel agent or the insurance company when you purchase the policy as this may affect your cover,” he commented.None of the travel agents Which? spoke to explained the consequences of failing to explain any pre-existing medical conditions.The organisation’s research also revealed that independent travel agencies performed better than chain branches in terms of the types of travel insurance on offer.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedDisabled travel: expert advice for planning your trip to Rio 2016 and beyondWith the Olympic and Paralympic Games quickly approaching, Skyscanner and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have teamed up to bring together travel advice and information for disabled travellers heading to Rio this summer.Top tips for peace of mind when you travelIf one of your New Year’s resolutions is to travel more, then you’re hopefully in for an exciting year. But whether you’re a seasoned traveller, or you’re venturing off solo for the first time, we know that planning even the most longed-for holidays can bring its own anxieties. From insurance…Travel insurance – is it worth it?Travel insurance – is it worth it?last_img read more