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Driving abroad: laws, licences, and road safety

Spare glasses in Spain, breathalyser in France, tow-bar and 3m rope in Serbia. Driving abroad? Then use Travelchimps' widget to find out about driving rules and info for your destination - covers countries worldwide. Read More

Category: flights, rail, road    

Vaccinations & antimalarials for your trip

How to find out about the vaccinations and antimalarials needed for the countries you are visiting. Plus information on insect bite prevention. Read More

Travel Insurance Pitfalls – finding a policy that meets your needs

Have you checked your Travel Insurance policy small print?

Does your annual multi-trip policy leave you uninsured on your 14 day Summer Holiday because it limits trips to a maximum of 10 days? Are you still insured by your Winter Sports policy if you ski "off piste" without an instructor?

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Traveller’s Tummy – prevention & treatment

Want to avoid that trip where the sight-seeing is mainly the porcelain in the bathroom? Did you know that you can buy an over the counter medicine that the UK's NHS says significantly reduces the chances of you getting Travelers' Diarrhea?

Practical and medicinal ways to avoid Travelers' Tummy; and how to self treat if all else fails.

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Healthcare abroad: the EHIC and similar rights outside Europe

When visiting most of Europe, an EHIC gives us the same rights to medical treatment as local residents. We also have similar rights in 15 "non-EHIC" countries; but there are surprising exceptions like Guernsey.

Some state hospitals falsely claim treatment isn't covered & trick patients into private care. In which countries can you get state healthcare, what is covered, what do you pay? What are the rules in the Channel Islands? ......

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Updates to site

Hi we are currently making improvements to the site. The links in the header are working and will take you to the rest of the site. Read More

Category: Uncategorised    

Travel Insurance for high risk countries

Are you visiting a country or an area for which your Government has issued advice against travel? Then check the small print of you travel insurance policy, you will find that even your so called "whole world" policy won't cover you. This article takes a closer look at Travel Insurance for high risk countries, and the options available to you. Read More

Travel Insurance websites for residents of the US and Canada

A quick review of travel insurance price comparison sites, with additional information on longer stay insurance and "backpacker" policies. Read More

Travel Insurance: a review of UK Price Comparison websites

Find out which price comparison site is best for your travel insurance needs. The results of this review may surprise you. Many of the major comparison sites will give you the same results because they use the same company to provide their travel insurance search. Read More

Cruises From Florida – Tampa, Port Canaveral (Orlando) and Jacksonville

Information on Cruises lines sailing from Tampa, Port Canaveral & Jacksonville, vacation package destinations, and duration. Read More

Category: Cruises    
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