Travelling abroad on a gap year without insurance could be a very expensive mistake. Getting the wrong insurance could be costly too.
So says research company Defaqto, which has analysed some of the variations in gap year travel insurance policies. Having looked at 111 policies on the market, it reports that:
where a trip has [...]
The disturbances and damage in English cities have had a sudden and massive impact on many individuals’ finances. What rights do you have if you are made homeless, suffered loss, can’t get to work, or your job’s suspended?
The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has a rough & ready summary of basic rights and contact details [...]
Young people should be forewarned to expect a determined sales spiel for phone insurance when they buy a new mobile phone.
Sales staff are persistent. They don’t make saying no easy. Declining politely is something young people could be helped to practise. Even older, experienced consumers don’t find it easy to stop the sales [...]