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5 Travel Insurance Mistakes that South Africans make

One of the most responsible things any traveller intending on foreign destinations can do is to ensure they have travel insurance in place before departing. However, not knowing the ins and outs of a policy, or disregarding the necessity of…
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Why you should not rely on your credit card or medical aid's travel insurance

Buying travel insurance for South Africans is a relatively new concept. Since purchasing flights is expensive most people buy their airline tickets using their credit card and benefit from the credit card providers' built in medical cover or…
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Real travel insurance claims made by South Africans

When travelling overseas it is recommended to purchase a travel insurance policy to ensure you are covered if you are involved in a medical emergency. Many of my customers want the cheapest policy and I don't blame them, it is expensive enough…
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Advice for foreigners driving on South African roads

Adventure and natural beauty are two words synonymous with a holiday trip to South Africa. Road trips offer the ultimate intimate experience of the undiluted majestic beauty of diverse landscapes that is South Africa. Foreign visitors will…
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Hot Spots Around the World - Where you might expect trouble

Today’s modern traveller has access to almost any spot on the planet, and there are already plans in place for the future of travel to include space travel. Travel destinations have become all the more exciting. But the world we live in has…
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Hospital Costs Worldwide and Why Travel Insurance is Essential

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nobody plans on getting sick or injured while on holiday abroad. These are unplanned for situations, and the only way travellers can plan for these travel frustrations is with a travel insurance policy with…
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Getaway Article - Is automatic travel insurance on medical aid or credit card enough?

‘Medical expenses in a foreign country can be exorbitant: tens of millions of Rands in an emergency situation. Often, cover offered by credit card and medical aid companies falls short and doesn't include benefits such as loss of baggage,…
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How not to pay extra when booking flights online

The easy access to booking flights at the click of a mouse without leaving the comforts of your own home, and not having to waste precious time standing in queues has simplified the way in which we make travel arrangements. This convenience…
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The one travel insurance mistake you should never make

The golden rule to a stress-free happy holiday is to ensure that you buy travel insurance early. The worst mistake a traveller can make is to relegate sorting out travel insurance to just before departure. There are a number of travel emergencies…
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Group travel insurance benefits

Travelling abroad in a group offer holidaymakers many advantages, the most valuable of all is the purchasing power of a large group of people travelling together. The buying power of a group of holidaymakers means savings in money when booking…