Travel Insurance Comparison

One thing people often neglect to buy when travelling abroad is Travel Insurance. Or – they just buy it as part of the booking process and usually end up overpaying for it .  Travel insurance covers things such as medical expenses, cancellations, baggage loss etc. We did a quick travel insurance comparison from a few […]
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Free European Health Insurance Card – EHIC

If you are planning on travelling within Europe  – it’s a good idea to apply for a European Health Insurance Card  (EHIC ) (Formerly known as the E111) The EHIC is a FREE card available to all residents of Ireland which entitles them to get free or reduced price public  healthcare if needed whilst travelling […]
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Travel Insurance Cover for Volcanic Ash

Many air passengers from Ireland and other countries had flights cancelled because of the recent volcanic ash cloud from Iceland.  Some travel insurance companies paid out for cancelled accommodation bookings and other costs incurred as a result of flight cancellations. Some insurance companies paid out as an act of goodwill – even though they strictly […]
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