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Foreign medical claims alone can cost tens of thousands of pounds and the average medical expenses claim paid out last year was over £1200. Yet, one in four travellers still don’t bother to take out travel insurance at all*.
Of those that take out cover, many will opt for the cheapest possible policy, which often means travelling with inadequate cover. If disaster strikes and you want to make a claim, you may have wished you’d taken more notice of the small print.
Research by thatsinsurance.com shows that whilst cost is cited as the main reason by travellers for not buying insurance for their trip, those that do, buy on price alone, without referring to the small print or ensuring they have the right sort of policy for their trip. Over three quarters admitted they...