Protected travel

More and more people are taking steps to cover themselves in a variety of ways when travelling. When this business started, people merely insured themselves against the theft of their lug-

gage and money (cover is not necessary for travellers cheques as these are guaranteed by the banks), and against illness, if they were engaged in some hazardous pursuit like skiing or sailing.

In recent years, however, policies have extended a good deal.

Consider some of the things which could go wrong - you may have to cancel your holiday because of some unforeseen occurrence; a member of your party could become, ill and someone might have to stay and look after the patient; strikes and other industrial action can lead to delays at airports, railway stations or seaports; your car could break down, or be involved in an accident,

Today these are some of the more common forms of travel insurance:

1 Personal accident even if you don't have a personal accident policy to cover you all the time, it is a good idea to get one for the period that you are travelling.

This kind of cover is relatively cheap.

The rates given by Royal Insurance under their Travelsafers Policy are typical: see overleaf.


Protected travel

Payroll Giving
It’s all very easy to organise.
Just ask the Personnel or the Payroll Department at your company and, if they already have a scheme, they will give you the relevant forms.  HM Revenue & Customs’ website has a list of Payroll Giving agencies and explains payroll giving in more detail.

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read on: Protected travel - Period Cost per Period Cost person

More and more people are taking steps to cover themselves in a variety of ways when travelling. When this business started, people merely insured themselves against the theft of their lug-

gage and money (cover is not necessary for travellers cheques as these are guaranteed by the banks), and against illness, if they were engaged in some hazardous pursuit like skiing or sailing.

In recent years, however, policies have extended a good deal.

Consider some of the things which could go wrong - you may have to cancel your holiday because of some unforeseen occurrence;... see: Protected travel - Period Cost per Period Cost person