What if I have a pre-existing medical condition?

A standard travel insurance policy is unlikely to cover any pre-existing medical conditions. In other words, if you have asthma and suffer an attack on holiday that requires medical treatment, your policy will not pay out. But you should always declare any health issues when you apply for insurance because failure to disclose any relevant

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Is travel insurance a waste of money?

A travel insurance plan can cover you for unexpected costs incurred before or during your trip so costs are less likely to come out of your own pocket. A travel insurance plan can reimburse you for the pre-paid, non-refundable portions of a trip if you need to cancel or interrupt your trip for a covered

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Why should a traveler buy travel insurance?

Travel insurance offers travelers coverage for unforeseen problems, from a cancelled flight to a serious illness—or in rare cases, even an act of terrorism or the financial default of a travel supplier. If an illness, accident, or other covered unforeseen circumstance forces a traveler to cancel or interrupt their travel plans, they face two potentially

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Travel Insurance – the basics

Travel insurance premiums can vary a great deal and, whilst it’s important that you are getting good value for money, it is equally important that you are choosing the level of cover that suits your needs. Extras can be added on but a basic policy should include the following levels of cover: Cancellation and curtailment 

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Mercedes to Add 2017 E-class’s Safety, Cabin Tech to S-class

There was much hullabaloo—at least within the industry—when Mercedes-Benz introduced a host of high-tech active safety features and a high-def dashboard display in the 2017 E-class before those same bits hit the range-topping S-class. Traditionally, Benz’s latest and greatest technologies have come to market on the S-class before trickling down to lesser models—but things are

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RIP CR-Z: Honda Kills Its Hybrid Sports Coupe to Make Way for Clarity

While you were sleeping, Honda quietly ceased production of its CR-Z hybrid “sports” coupe. The company’s North American office released a statement noting that Honda will “discontinue CR-Z this year [2016]” as it “significantly expand[s] its sales of electrified vehicles with the addition of two new volume models.” Those models would be the 2017 Accord

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Tesla Model S Stomps Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R

We’ve seen Tesla’s Model S go up against a plethora of supercars in various drag racing scenarios, but this video really shows the brute power of the electric car. For starters, if you were rooting for the guy on the bike, then we’ve got some bad news for you. The rider loses, and not by

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Five First Impressions: 2016 Buick Cascada

The Buick Cascada isn’t the first car to wear multiple badges, but it must wear the most I’ve seen in a good long time. For readers in Europe, it’s been the Opel Cascada for the last three years. In the United Kingdom, it’s been the Vauxhall Cascada, as is usually the practice. Oh, except in

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Le Mans Audi R8 Safety Car Has A Big Moment During Rainy Practice

The safety car’s driver in Le Mans has managed to become the hero of the race so far after a truly epic save. As the qualifying session was red-flagged due to torrential rain hitting the track, the safety car went out to evaluate the conditions when traction was suddenly lost, sending the Audi R8 really

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RZ Special Joins Toyota Camry’s Australian Lineup

Two years after Toyota dropped the Camry RZ from their Australian family, the name has been revived for a new special edition. Priced from AUD $28,490 (USD $20,995), it builds upon the entry-level Altise with black styling enhancements that include a sports mesh grille, halogen headlight inserts, side mirror casings, boot-lip spoiler and rear diffuser,

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