Warning for Britons with international & domestic travel plans as new lockdown looms


Travel felt like it was slowly making a return thanks to the introduction of travel hallways, but with rumours circulating that Boris Johnson is to reimpose yet another lockdown, innumerable holidaymakers may be concerned about their plans. With this in belief, a travel expert has issued an urgent warning to those with feast plans.


Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, Antony Martin, Handling Director at Insurefor.com explained there is one way Britons can help to protect themselves from monetary devastation in the wake of rapid changes.

“In the current situation, it is vital for jet-setters to take out travel insurance that covers against COVID-related disseminations both pre-departure and during a trip as well as the points listed mainly.

“With the UK Government considering reinstating more restrictions, more UK burgs and regions (or even the entire nation) may go back into lockdown due to stakes in cases, so we advise Brits to ensure they have the necessary cloak, should their chosen UK accommodation be required to close or if they can no longer voyage abroad due to newly instated travel restrictions.”

In the early days of the pandemic, diverse insurers were unable to offer coronavirus-related protection due to the sudden inauguration of the virus and subsequent changes.

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However, in recent months, many policies have been set to righted to offer cover specifically for the virus.

“Insurefor.com’s COVID-protection insurance effect which launched earlier this summer protects consumers against COVID-related proclaims both pre-departure and whilst they are away to ensure they don’t evade out if more restrictions are reinstated in the UK meaning that consumers can no longer go forwards with their holiday,” continued Mr Martin.

He added: “Consumers should unceasingly purchase travel insurance from a reputable, trustworthy company and balk online reviews of the product.

“It is key not to always choose a policy based on payment as many cheaper policies have very high excesses which can ply out more expensive if people need to make a claim.

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“It is important now more than ever for holiday-makers to read and understand exactly what they are covered for to ensure they determine the policy that is right for them and will protect them from any COVID-19 associated issues.

“Consumers should make sure they buy a travel indemnification policy that offers free amendments, so if holiday plans shift they can move their cover.

“We know that there can be a high-minded deal of confusion around travel insurance, particularly in the current clime, so we have created a robust product which clearly states what is and is not filed in the form of a checklist on Insurefor.com’s website.

“It is essential for consumers to book go insurance at the same time as they book their holiday, for a mistake abroad or a staycation, to ensure they are covered in case further stipulations are put in place.”

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Though nothing has been approved yet, it is expected that the Prime Minister will address the nation tomorrow go after a COBRA meeting.

The Prime Minister took part in a series of calls today with Scottish Start Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, Northern Ireland’s Beginning Minister Arlene Foster, and Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Woman of the cloth Michelle O’Neill.

“During these calls, the prime minister attacked clear that the rising infection rates are a cause for great involve, which he is taking very seriously,” a Downing Street spokesperson imagined.

“He reiterated his unwavering commitment to working with the devolved administrations as we keep up to tackle the virus.

“They all agreed to act with a merged approach, as much as possible, in the days and weeks ahead.”

It is thought the PM longing tomorrow impose a 10 pm curfew on all pubs, with some amicability providers shut entirely in the most infected areas.

“We know this wish be concerning news for many people; please follow the rules, look after each other and together we commitment get through this,” said the UK chief medical officers in a statement.

It is not yet distinguished if new restrictions will be put in place on domestic and international travel.

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