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Arranging travel insurance could win Olympic gold

25 September 2008 10:45

Arranging travel insurance could win Olympic gold

With the Olympic Games soon approaching in Beijing, travellers will have to undergo their own marathons to make it to the event and back home again in one piece, it has been stated. has said that tourists can pick up the gold medal for their efforts through being organised before they begin their travels.

A persons advanced planning and preparation would include arranging things like travel insurance, with a policy equipped with decent medical cover proving potentially beneficial if travellers are intending to stay in Beijing for the whole of the spectacle.

Jim Grace, President and Chief Executive of InsureMyTrip said: "Understandably, travellers heading to China this summer have many concerns for their health and well being while they're abroad.

"Headlines have been rife with reports of Beijing's extreme air pollution levels, and travel notices are in effect for hand, foot and mouth disease, as well as avian flu."ADNFCR-1320-ID-18638575-ADNFCR