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Underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities

As one of the leading independent holiday and travel insurance specialists in the UK, World First only work with the most experienced underwriters. When you buy travel insurance from World First, your policy will be underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities.

Travel Insurance Facilities Group (TIF) was founded in August 1996. Operating from offices in Kent, TIF is a specialist travel insurance full lifecycle service provider. Travel Insurance Facilities' Group management team has over 90 years' combined experience in the travel insurance sector, giving you peace of mind that you will be benefiting from a wealth of experience.

Who are the Insurers?

Travel Insurance Facilities manages the UK and Ireland Branch office of German Insurer, Union Reiseversicherung AG (URV), part of Germany's largest banking group, Versicherungskammer Bayern Group (VKB Group) with 570 regional companies, 19,000 local agencies and a 38 percent share of the German Market.

Regulated for your security and peace of mind

Your travel insurance from World First will provide you with the very best security and peace of mind. TIF is a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which gives all policyholders full access to the FOS. You'll find your policy wording to be transparent on how a complaint can be made and how it can be referred to the FOS. Furthermore, TIF pays an annual levy to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in the UK to provide all policyholders with complete financial protection.

And what about World First?

Established in 1973, World First is a brand of Rothwell & Towler Ltd.

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