Travel News For 2008 - Travel Insurance News

2008 Travel Insurance News



December

Read travel news for December 2008

29/12/2008 – New Zealand plane engine fails

25/12/2008 – Air crew and passengers sickened by deicing solution

22/12/2008 – Unruly passengers may be fined on trains

18/12/2008 – Thomas Cook says 15 tour companies to fail

15/12/2008 – CAA actions over illegal travel sales welcomed

11/12/2008 – Goa travel advisory issued by Israel

08/12/2008 – New calls for travel operator failure protection

04/12/2008 – BA Qantas merger greeted cautiously in Australia

01/12/2008 – One hundred thousand tourists stranded in Thailand

November

Read travel news for November 2008

27/11/2008 – Air Passenger Duty may be increased

24/11/2008 – Fewer UK visits to US due to weaker pound

20/11/2008 – Carnival Cruises settles class action lawsuit

19/11/2008 – Weather forecasters predict good early snow

17/11/2008 – Shopping bargains await Brits in New York

13/11/2008 – Head of Arriva Trains agrees travel is uncomfortable

10/11/2008 – Travellers warned to avoid unlicensed agents

06/11/2008 – Singapore Airlines reducing fuel surcharges

03/11/2008 – New EU rules on air ticket price advertisements

October

Read travel news for October 2008

30/10/2008 – Royal Caribbean sees slowdown in future bookings

27/10/2008 – Death of Scottish man in Spain called violent

23/10/2008 – United Airlines pilot arrested for being drunk

20/10/2008 – Continued growth in cruise industry through mid 2008

16/10/2008 – Eurostar sales rise despite affects of Channel tunnel fire

13/10/2008 – Travellers seek security in return to travel agents

09/10/2008 – Thomson may offer new casual cruising option

06/10/2008 – Final repatriation flight for XL passengers lands in UK

02/10/2008 – Computer problem grounds planes at London airports

September

Read travel news for September 2008

29/09/2008 – California train operators prohibited from texting on duty

25/09/2008 – Dangers of texting while driving revealed

22/09/2008 – Economy leads to travel without insurance

21/09/2008 – Scheme promotes alternative transport around town

18/09/2008 – Police raid adds drama to rescue attempts at Alitalia

15/09/2008 – UK holidaymakers stranded as another tour operator collapses

12/09/2008 – UK airline XL goes into administration

11/09/2008 – Brilliant Weekends Travel collapses

08/09/2008 – Help for stranded passengers on the way

04/09/2008 – Nearly half of UK travellers have made insurance claim

01/09/2008 – UK travellers returning to ferry travel

August

Read travel news for August 2008

28/08/2008 – Great Escapes travel company closes its doors

25/08/2008 – Suitable travel insurance important for backpackers

21/08/2008 – Travel cover necessary for holiday in Turkey

19/08/2008 – Airlines reduce payload to save on fuel

18/08/2008 – Bank Holiday Flights at risk with 24 hour strike

18/08/2008 – Medical cover essential for travel outside EU

14/08/2008 – Summer holiday insurance makes money sense

11/08/2008 – Travel insurers fear increase in false claims

07/08/2008 – Planning insurance important when booking a summer holiday

04/08/2008 – Brits need travel insurance for breaks at home

July

Read travel news for July 2008

31/07/2008 – Theft concerns confirm need for travel insurance

28/07/2008 – Knowing what your travel insurance covers is key

24/07/2008 – Opting for annual travel insurance can be cost effective

21/07/2008 – Many travellers taking risks travelling without insurance

17/07/2008 – Nearly half of UK holidaymakers without travel insurance

14/07/2008 – HSBC offers green travel insurance plan

07/07/2008 – Air travellers to receive help in cancellation compensations

04/07/2008 – What to do if your carrier goes bankrupt

June

Read travel news for June 2008

30/06/2008 – Low cost travel insurance from Gulf Bank

26/06/2008 – Travel coverage recommendation issued for over-65s

23/06/2008 – Adventure-seekers need right travel insurance

19/06/2008 – Travel insurance lack teaches costly lesson

16/06/2008 – Trends in travel insurance from TripAdvisor

12/06/2008 – Summer travel advice from Tesco

09/06/2008 – Squaremouth offers tips for older travellers

05/06/2008 – Spend on travel insurance and save

02/06/2008 – Older travelers left out in the cold

May

Read travel news for May 2008

29/05/2008 – Irish travelers exposed abroad

26/05/2008 – Chelsea fans stranded at Gatwick

22/05/2008 – New travel insurance from LV=

19/05/2008 – Tough times call for travel insurance

12/05/2008 – American flights let travelers down

08/05/2008 – Woman wins fight against travel insurance company

05/05/2008 – InsureMore picks up Travolution prize

01/05/2008 – The dangers of British airports

April

Read travel news for April 2008

28/04/2008 – VHI Insurance loses chief executive

24/04/2008 – Travel insurance more important now than ever before

21/04/2008 – Direct Line backs down from T5 stand

17/04/2008 – BA loses another supermodel’s bags

14/04/2008 – Oasis crash strands travellers

10/04/2008 – Campbell can’t keep her cool

07/04/2008 – Insurance companies handle T5 traumas

03/04/2008 – Adventure travellers may need supplementary coverage

March

Read travel news for March 2008

31/03/2008 – Travel insurance needed for T5 travellers

27/03/2008 – It pays to be prudent with insurance

25/03/2008 – Amadeus’ clients to have health info database

20/03/2008 – Green passport programme launches

18/03/2008 – Airlines to fill insurance gap on delays?

13/03/2008 – Car hire insurance for seniors

12/03/2008 – Tourist numbers are down

10/03/2008 – Credit cards no replacement for travel insurance

06/03/2008 – Lost luggage rates climb

03/03/2008 – Travel ban must be lifted says Kenyan leaders

February

Read travel news for February 2008

28/02/2008 – Rugby fans urged to check insurance

25/02/2008 – More insight into ongoing Heathrow debate

25/02/2008 – Aer Lingus continues insurance partnership

24/02/2008 – Passengers in transit to be subject to UK tax?

22/02/2008 – Spain's high speed train

21/02/2008 – Don't settle for less

18/02/2008 – BA's new insurance policy angers

14/02/2008 – Insurance available on 180 second trips

11/02/2008 – Tesco's insurance policy questioned

07/02/2008 – Britons chose insurance over TV

06/02/2008 – Ryanair see profits slump

04/02/2008 – Travel now possible to Kenya

January

Read travel news for January 2008

30/01/2008 – Paradiski ends

29/01/2008 – Southend Airport continues to grow

29/01/2008 – Tour operators cancel trips to Kenya

28/01/2008 – STA Travel advises travelers to get covered

28/01/2008 – Foreign Office warnings and your travel insurance

25/01/2008 – Online feedback influences hotel choices

24/01/2008 – Flying much 'greener' than cruising

22/01/2008 – Inverness Airport claims rights to fly nights

21/01/2008 – Terminal clearing brawl at Birmingham

12/01/2008 – Aer Lingus' new route sells but a third capacity

10/01/2008 – Travellers urged to research destinations

07/01/2008 – Virgin Atlantic plans for normality despite strike

04/01/2008 – Virgin offers Heathrow’s fastest check-in

02/01/2008 – Mobile phones to act as boarding pass

01/01/2008 – Railways still unpopular

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