Where am I? > Skip Navigation Links

Travel insurance news archive

Or view more articles in our general travel insurance news archive.

News archive

Around 200 children recently experienced swimming with dolphins on a charity holiday

Dolphin swim was 'dream come true'

A holiday to a US marine park was a "dream come true" for nearly 200 seriously ill and disabled children from the UK.

Sir Cliff Richard meets Tegan Badger-Osmond (left) from Swansea and Connie Taylor-Bates from Worcester before boarding the Dreamflight plane

Ill children jet off on dream trip

Nearly 200 seriously ill or disabled children jetted off for a holiday of a lifetime - and were serenaded by Sir Cliff Richard as they took off. The impromptu rendition of Sir Cliff's hit song Summer Holiday delighted the excited group as they set off from Heathrow for a dream trip to the United States.

Teaching asthma sufferers how to use their inhaler properly can cut hospital admissions

Asthma sufferers 'lacking support'

More than 600,000 asthma sufferers living in London are at risk of having a serious attack because of the poor care and support offered in the capital, according to campaigners.

Pregnant women exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of giving birth at term to low birthweight babies, a study found

Pregnancy warning on air pollution

Air pollution in some countries could pose as big a danger to a baby's weight as a mother smoking during pregnancy, according to researchers.

A cancer charity is calling for more support for carers

Cancer carers 'need more support'

A cancer charity is calling for more support for carers after a poll showed many are carrying out healthcare tasks with little or no training.

Dreamflight is taking 192 youngsters on a trip to Florida

Charity's US holiday for ill kids

Children with disabilities and serious illnesses are preparing to jet off on the holiday of a lifetime thanks to a UK charity.

More than half of women aged under 55 with breast cancer say their sex lives have got worse

Breast cancer 'affecting sex lives'

Research shows the sex lives of breast cancer sufferers get worse as a result of the disease or treatment.

As many as 100 million malaria cases could be prevented annually with a new vaccine, it has been claimed

Vaccine brings hope over malaria

As many as 100 million malaria cases could be prevented annually and 200,000 lives saved with a new vaccine, according to a study by a British firm.

University psychologists claim that late-stage foetuses can anticipate movement of their own hands touching their face

Babies 'anticipate touch from womb'

Research has indicated that foetuses are able to sense the movement of their hands and anticipate them touching their face.

Rothwell & Towler, Tourism House, Woodwater Park
Pynes Hill, Exeter EX2 5WS

World First is a trading name of Rothwell & Towler (2013) Ltd and is an appointed representative of Crispin Speers & Partners Ltd who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA register number 311507. Travel insurance premiums and availability of cover may vary depending on individual circumstances. If you are a consumer insured (i.e. a person buying insurance wholly or mainly for personal purposes unrelated to your employment), you have a duty to take reasonable care to answer questions fully and accurately, and that any information you volunteer is not misleading. This duty exists before the cover is placed, when renewed, or altered at any time throughout the duration of the policy. If you do not do so, your Insurer may be able to void your policy from inception. Rothwell & Towler (2013) Ltd, Registered in England No. 08294942. Registered Office: St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1PE.

© World First Travel Insurance 2015 | Terms of business | Terms and conditions | Site map