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Holidays 2021: Travel insurance expert warns Brits 'take huge' risk by ignoring FCO advice

Holidays 2021: Travel insurance expert warns Brits 'take huge' risk by ignoring FCO advice
HOLIDAYS have been lusted after by travel-starved Britons for months now. It might be tempting to throw caution to the wind but a travel insurance expert has issued a warning about the 'huge risk' travellers take if they go away.

If one looks at July, August and September, too, over three million Britons may have been uninsured during November and these summer months, according to Medical Travel Compared, a specialist travel insurance comparison site.Not all travel insurance offers full covid coverage and could be invalidated if you go against government advise.Holidays 2021: Not all travel insurance offers full covid coverage and could be invalidated "Discovering that over three million travellers may have travelled uninsured in July, August, September and November is very worrying," said Lloyd."Travel insurance is an essential element of taking a holiday, especially now when the whole world is experiencing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

" While travel insurance policies may be more comprehensive now compared to last year, it's vital holidaymakers check the small print when buying cover.Lloyd said: “The good news is that many insurers have adapted and travellers now have a range of COVID-19 travel insurance policies to choose from should they wish to go abroad, but only when the FCDO advise it is safe to do so.

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