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What is the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) and do I still need Travel Insurance?
What is the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) and do I still need Travel Insurance?

The Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) was launched to replace the existing European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), following the UK’s exit from the European Union as a result of Brexit.

In this article, we take a look at the new GHIC answering common questions for example: how it differs to the EHIC, how you apply for one, and whether your existing EHIC will still be valid....read more

How Does the UK Government Travel Traffic Light System Work?
How Does the UK Government Travel Traffic Light System Work?

The UK government announced plans to remove its travel ban and begin reopening international travel once again via a traffic light system from May 17th 2021. Whilst holidaymakers across the country are relieved to hear the news and look forward to planning their next trip, there has been some confusion as to which countries UK tourists can visit, what each traffic light colour means and which rules for testing and quarantine are in place under each traffic light colour category.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance have broken down the traffic light system in an easy-to-digest format to ensure travellers can understand the system in place, make their own informed decision of where to travel to and gain an understanding of the obligations to be followed upon returning to the UK....read more

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