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Travel Insurance: What you need to know

Travel Insurance: What you need to know

What is travel insurance? You’ve all heard the term, but what does travel insurance actually mean? The main purpose is to help you recover some of your financial losses if the unexpected happens...

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How to save money for your gap year

How to save money for your gap year

So you've made the leap and decided to jump into travelling the world next year, but there's one thing that is essential for your adventure to run smoothly: the requisite amount of money. 365...

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Stay in control of your winter holiday budget

Stay in control of your winter holiday budget

It might be all about hitting the slopes during the day and partying at night, with a bit of work in-between, but working your way through the ski season also requires clever budgeting. Cash may...

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Save money on your travels with help from Martin Lewis

Save money on your travels with help from Martin Lewis

The Gap Year Travel Guide was lucky enough to grab money guru Martin Lewis and ask him about the best way to keep your bank balance looking as sunny as your holiday! Since 2000 Martin has...

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One month in a Thai hospital

One month in a Thai hospital

Think £225 sounds like a lot for travel insurance? Think again. When Jamie booked his sixth-month insurance policy with STA Travel, he had no idea that £225 would eventually save him at least £15,000. By...

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I’ve lost my debit card!

I’ve lost my debit card!

Don't worry if you loose your phone or bank card, or your valuables get stolen. Use these essential cancellation numbers, Don't delay, make sure you report it straight away!\ Bank helplines Here are...

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Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is vital because you never know what's around the corner... The months are flying by and you’re getting closer to setting off on your travels. Your passport’s been...

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How to budget for the adventure of a lifetime

How to budget for the adventure of a lifetime

No money = no trip!  Plenty of planning is required if you are to make the most of your time abroad. Saving and budgeting is an important part of this. Figures show that...

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