Entries by Shair Osman

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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 cover can mean costly mistakes. Here are 5 simple mistakes South African travellers make with […]

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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 they utilize their medical aid to cover them when they are overseas. What most people don’t realise […]

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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 grown dangerous too, with travel advisories in place for some countries around […]

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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 emergency medical cover that includes evacuation and repatriation. Many tourists who have found themselves at the mercy of medical facilities abroad […]


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 also brings with it another benefit that is of great interest to travellers […]


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 flight tickets, hotel accommodation, tours as well as travel insurance policies. Group travel insurance policies […]