Travel guides

Our travel guides can help you venture out and explore the world on a shoestring, offer hints and tips on travelling for less, and could even help you save on the train fare of your daily commute.

Last minute holiday checklist

Last minute holidays can be a great way to bag a top deal, but there are still a few things you cannot afford to forget. Here is what you need for a safe last minute trip that won’t break the bank.

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What is the UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)?

In 2021, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) was replaced in the UK by the UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), though both remain valid. If you are travelling to Europe, a free GHIC or EHIC should be one of the first things you pack. Here is what they cover and how you can get one.

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Revealed: The most beautiful beaches around the world

Discover the most beautiful beaches around the world to give you inspiration for your future getaways.

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Do you need travel insurance?

If you fall ill or have an accident while travelling the bills can be huge, so it pays to have cover in place. Here are the basics to help you find the right travel insurance policy.

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Travel money: should I get a travel credit card?

Using the best credit card for travel can solve a lot of holiday problems. You don’t need to think “how much money can I travel with?” or worry about where to find the best exchange rate.

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Annual leave during lockdown: ideas to keep you entertained

If you are choosing to or have been asked to take annual leave during lockdown, check out money.co.uk's guide to keeping entertained at home

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What are your holiday cancellation rights?

If you need to cancel your holiday it is important to know where you stand before you speak to your travel agent or insurer. Here are your rights when you have to cancel your holiday.

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How to get travel insurance with pre-existing conditions

If you have a medical problem you may find it harder and more expensive to get travel insurance. Here is how to get cover even if you have a pre-existing condition.

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Your ultimate checklist for a stress free holiday

Your holiday is a time to relax and concentrate on enjoying yourself, so let us help take the stress out of preparing for your trip. Here's everything you need to do before you jet off.

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3 holiday essentials for your travel wallet

Now that your holiday is booked, it is time to sort out your finances to make sure your trip abroad is as enjoyable as possible. Here is what to prepare before you jet off.

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Should you get single trip or annual travel insurance?

If you are taking a trip you need to choose between a single trip or annual travel insurance policy, but what is the difference, and which is right for you? Here is how to find out.

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How to make a travel insurance claim

If something goes wrong on your travels you may need to make a claim on your travel insurance. This step by step guide explains how.

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