One of our top last minute holiday tips is that if you are an EU citizen, a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will allow you to access public healthcare at a reduced cost in other EU countries, or sometimes for free. Extra insurance is always worth the money, however, as it can also include services such as emergency repatriation, as well as compensation for lost or stolen items.
Getting travel insurance online these days is very straightforward, and usually done with the press of a few buttons. As long as you arenít over a certain age, or had any medical complications, in which case, some insurance companies can be more of a pain in the proverbial than your vaccinations were. At Responsible Travel we have teamed up with Columbus Direct
to create a bespoke
travel insurance product where you can not only get a discount but also donate money to charity. The charity will be one of the charities Responsible Travel supports (as nominated by our staff). Read more about our charity commitments here
. There is a discount on normal Columbus rates to play with. You can choose between taking a 15 percent discount, giving 20 percent to charity, or go 50-50, gaining a 10 percent discount and giving 10 percent to charity. Click here
for more details.