Gorgeous Gambia Trip with Travel Insurance

Gambia is one of the smaller countries in Africa and one of the first countries in the continent to promote tourism among Europeans. Its history of travel and tourism dates back to 1960 when tourists from Scandinavia first reached this picturesque country. With a reasonable temperature of 30 degrees throughout and sandy Atlantic beach, Gambia is one of the favorite spots for visitors. Apart from that, there are other added attractions. It is only a six hour flight from major European cities,it is less expensive than other parts of the world and the soothing winter sun rays on the beach […]

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Thailand: The Gap Between Paradise and Peril

When I was looking through the Lonely Planet guides, planning my gap year travel, Thailand seemed the obvious option. I admit I wasn’t the most adventurous of international travelers and Thailand appeared to be a step up from Ibiza – a more exotic version of the Mediterranean and a lot cheaper. If I’d known about the crime figures as I did my research, perhaps I wouldn’t have gone. That’s just me – overly cautious. Many thousands of travelers visit the country every year without experiencing anything more than a spot of sunburn. I enjoyed a safe and exciting trip when […]

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New Interactive Flight Attraction Opens in London

The latest, and one of the most state-of-the-art, visitor attractions in the world opened on July 6th in London. Emirates Aviation Experience was officially declared open by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and the president of Emirates Airline, ready for visitors to the UK’s capital. The Emirates Aviation Experience is an interactive attraction that pulls visitors into the world of aviation. Visitors undertake a journey into flight that cost the developers more than 4 million GBP to create, and is guaranteed to cause lines to form outside its doors. The attraction is a first for the UK and it includes […]

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New Travel Advice for Pakistan

Pakistan is an unconventional but still popular destination for adventurous travelers from around the world. With its stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, along with interesting cuisine and friendly people, Pakistan makes for a rewarding travel destination. However, travel to the country is not without its risks. A recent terrorist incident in the country has brought attention to Pakistan and governments, including the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have issued fresh travel guidance for foreigners. On 18th June terrorists targeted foreign tourists climbing mountains in the Nanaga Parbat base camp area of Gilgit-Baltistan, killing the travelers. This attack is […]

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Annual Travel Insurance Plans for Everyone

Whether you are a business traveler who frequently has to fly to other countries for meetings or conferences, or you take a lot of trips throughout the year for pleasure, it can be annoying to organize travel insurance each time you travel. The more trips you make, the more often you must fill out a form or make a phone call. Sometimes you may forget, leaving you at risk of traveling uninsured. There is an easier way to arrange travel insurance when you are a frequent flier – annual travel insurance plans. Annual travel insurance plans offer a package of […]

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Avoid US Diversity Visa Scams

The US Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also commonly known as the “Green Card Lottery” is run every year by the US Department of State. This program lets people from eligible countries enter into a lottery for a green card – the chance to be a lawful permanent resident. If their name is picked, they can apply for permanent residency. The Diversity Visa Lottery Program is an attractive prospect for thousands of people who dream of living and working in the US but dishonest people can try to take advantage of applicants. The US Department of State reminds potential applicants that […]

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Bringing Gifts of Food and Drink into the US

When it comes to gift items and personal possessions brought through US border checkpoints, officials have seen it all. But that doesn’t mean they will be lenient with you if you are trying to bring in items that are prohibited. If you are traveling to the US to visit family or friends you will probably have a long list of food and drink items to bring with you – favorite foods from home, holiday specials, drinks you can’t get in the United States and many more. But it is important to realize you can’t bring everything. Some food and drink […]

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How to Rent Out Your Room to Tourists

Do you have a spare bedroom? Live in a place where tourists visit, or at least close to a tourist city or town? Then you could make money by renting out your spare room to vacationers. While many people see their spare room as a storage closet or a waste of space, it could become an earner if you treat it correctly. Increasing numbers of people are listing their spare rooms on websites like Airbnb.com and iStopOver.com for extra cash they put towards little extras like travel and clothes. These specialist websites help you advertise your room and get trustworthy […]

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Looking for Insurance? Getting a Quote is Easy!

Are you heading to the Caribbean on vacation? Are you off on a trip to the cities of Europe? Or a hiking vacation in the Canadian mountains? If you are traveling, you need travel insurance. Travel insurance, or visitor medical insurance, provides international travelers with affordable, good quality healthcare when visiting a different country. If you are wondering where to start when buying insurance don’t panic. The process of obtaining travel insurance is simple and it is easy to get a quote. If it is your first time buying travel insurance or you are looking for a better deal than […]

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Cover Your Back On Your Foreign Trips With Visitors Health Insurance

As a visitor or tourist in a new country, one of the biggest headaches might be getting health insurance coverage in order to avoid steep medical bills. Emergencies do happen during travels; maybe it could be an accident or a sudden infection that requires urgent medical attention. As a visitor in a new country, you will have certain disadvantages in accessing the best medical facilities in your host country. In some cases, the health infrastructure has been subsidized for the local population and as a non-resident, you will be required to pay higher fees. In such circumstances, a little emergency […]

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