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Holiday Insurance Claims

There are numbers of accidents, injuries and illness that one may face when going for a holiday. A person might face car accidents, lost his luggage, fall seriously ill or lost his money while he is enjoying his holiday. In order to save yourself from such unfortunate events it will be a wise option for you to obtain holiday insurance from any holiday insurance companies available in the market. Today, there is widespread availability of cheap travel insurance and it doesn’t make any sense of taking the risk of travelling uninsured. You would be liable to make holiday insurance claims for lost and injuries only when you have acquired a holiday insurance from an insurance company.

A certain numbers of holiday insurance claims could be made if you are able to provide the witness and evidence of your claim.  About two million travel insurance claims are annually made by people from the UK that includes refunds on cancelled flights to payment of costly medical bills for injuries and accidents. While a great variety of claims can be made, some of them are much more common than others. Here are the five holiday insurance claims that most people are likely to make while going for a holiday abroad.

1. Medical Costs:

A person sustaining some injury during his holiday could get compensation for his medical fees by making appropriate claims if he has holiday insurance. A medical cost is one of the most common travel insurance claims and it can range from few hundred pounds on basic treatment to thousands of pounds for emergency repatriation.

2. Lost of luggage:

Lost of luggage is a common problem for every traveller and it the second most popular travel insurance claim that one could make. This holiday insurance claim will cover the cost of your lost possession.

3. Cancellation of Flights:

Whether you have cancelled your flight for your holiday due to some family or personal emergency, or the airline itself have cancelled your flight, you can make claim to cover the cost of the flight ticket.

4. Travel Delay:

If your journey has been delayed then it can lead to plenty of unforeseen costs such as last minute accommodation or paying for alternate transport. In such case you can make claims that will cover the lost associated with such condition.

5. Lost or Stolen Money:

If your wallet is stolen by pickpocket or misplaced during your holiday then you are liable to make a claim to have your cash replaced.

Slip in Public House
Mrs C whilst walking towards the bar area slipped on the wet floor of a public house whilst walking towards the bar area. She fell awkwardly causing a complex fracture of her right wrist. The insurers denied liability alleging the floor was dry and that Mrs C was drunk and jumping on the dancefloor. Cooks obtained evidence refuting this and issued the claim at Court. Settlement was reached just prior to the trial when Mrs C was awarded £20,000.00 she said:
"I would just like to say thanks to the staff who have been first class explaining things to me all the way and keeping me informed."
Mrs C from Middlesbrough