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Barclays offers new and improved travel insurance

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Barclays has launched a new and bespoke travel insurance product to customers following its new three-year deal with FirstAssist.


The new product has a number of benefits, including:

  • A new and innovative quick quote system

  • The option for to include pre-existing medical conditions, subject to an additional premium

  • Optional extra cover for winter sports, weddings, golf trips and business trips abroad

  • Independent travel cover for those who have booked their trip/holiday through any method other than a travel agent.  This will provide cover for a range of events such as airline strikes or volcanic ash clouds.


The new product offers improved age eligibility terms, providing cover up to seventy-four on annual policies and seventy-nine on single-trip policies


Customers will be able to choose from annual multi-trip, single trip or extended trip policies and will have the flexibility to tailor the cover to meet their travel needs.  Three levels of cover are offered: ‘Travel', ‘Travel Plus' and ‘Travel Essentials'
Travel insurance news: 3 December 2010