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TRAVEL ALERT: Protests in Hong Kong

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is warning travellers about continuing protests in several locations across Hong Kong. This includes rail stations and the Hong Kong International Airport. These protests pose an extra risk to travellers and have the potential to disrupt travel plans.... Read more

BYO Babysitter - The New Family Travel Trend.

Here’s a truth almost that every parent knows: When you take your kids on holiday, it’s really mostly a holiday for the kids. Some parents may consider a childless holiday the dream solution – think of the sleep-ins! – but for those with young children it can often cause more anxiety and organisati... Read more

TRAVEL ALERT: Volcanic Activity - Mount Agung, Bali

On 22 September 2017, the National Disaster Management Authority for Indonesia raised the volcanic alert level for the Mount Agung volcano in north east Bali to level 4, the highest level, indicating that an eruption is imminent. This page provides an overview of how the events may affect your trave... Read more

My Essential Pre-Trip To-Do List

In my early twenties I was invincible. When I travelled I was care-free and on occasion, don’t tell my mother, insurance free. These days, I wouldn’t jump on a domestic flight without insurance. Working in the travel insurance industry, I’ve had the benefit of learning not only from my own experien... Read more