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Old Dec 21st 2008, 6:59 pm
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...I realise I've asked this before but this time I did do a search for the thread and just never found it so...

best place to get proper all covering travel insurance?? I'm sure it's more expensive once you tell them that you live in Dubai,

anyone? (Bison?)
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Old Dec 21st 2008, 7:04 pm
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...I realise I've asked this before but this time I did do a search for the thread and just never found it so...

best place to get proper all covering travel insurance?? I'm sure it's more expensive once you tell them that you live in Dubai,

anyone? (Bison?)
I use my credit card to pay for flights and that includes comprehensive cover. Check it out, mate.

but then I am famous!
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Old Dec 21st 2008, 7:14 pm
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I use my credit card to pay for flights and that includes comprehensive cover. Check it out, mate.

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I use AXA, but there are limits on individual items etc.
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Old Dec 21st 2008, 11:21 pm
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If your in blighty, Barclays has really good travel insurance, especially if you bank with them...great for old folks too...

Also the post office?
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I work in insurance and have never had a travel insurance policy in my life. Just try making a claim. It's not easy.
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It's a big issue - If you are not resident in the UK, virtually any policy that is sold over the counter in the UK will NOT cover you.

You need to go through a broker and get a specialist policy if they can find one. eg I am off ski-ing in France late Jan, and if I have an accident I want sending back to the UK, not Dubai.

As Lionheart notes, you never know how good a policy is until you have to make a claim. Have a look at www.worldnomads.com. Never had to make a claim though.
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Old Dec 23rd 2008, 7:47 am
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Hi Spugsy,

It is available online as you may know through RSA - www.rsadirect.ae

It will take you 2 minutes to get a quote, don't listen to all these numpties about claims etc, if you ever had a problem you can come to me and I will make sure it's sorted.

Check you UK bank or credit cards, some provide free travel insurance, however now your not a UK resident you may need to source the cover through the UAE, therefore I suggest RSA.

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Old Dec 23rd 2008, 8:00 am
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Hi Spugsy,

It is available online as you may know through RSA - www.rsadirect.ae

It will take you 2 minutes to get a quote, don't listen to all these numpties about claims etc, if you ever had a problem you can come to me and I will make sure it's sorted.

Check you UK bank or credit cards, some provide free travel insurance, however now your not a UK resident you may need to source the cover through the UAE, therefore I suggest RSA.

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I'll check it big man, listen will it cost me more because I live over here rather than back in the UK?
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Old Dec 23rd 2008, 8:10 am
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Hi Spugsy,

It is available online as you may know through RSA - www.rsadirect.ae

It will take you 2 minutes to get a quote, don't listen to all these numpties about claims etc, if you ever had a problem you can come to me and I will make sure it's sorted.

Check you UK bank or credit cards, some provide free travel insurance, however now your not a UK resident you may need to source the cover through the UAE, therefore I suggest RSA.

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ok website worked fine there mate, did a travel insurance and pet insurance,

where can I get details though?? Doesn't tell me what I'm covered for etc..
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ok website worked fine there mate, did a travel insurance and pet insurance,

where can I get details though?? Doesn't tell me what I'm covered for etc..
If you click on the 'Products' section, you can view the policy wording for each policy.

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