RSSTitle http://www.coverwise.co.uk/rss.aspx?lang=1 RSSFeedDescription Hurricanes Jose, Irma and Katia Friday 08 September 2017 <p>The following advice has been issued by AXA, our insurer, on Adverse Weather Conditions</p><br /><p>In the case of your travel plans being impacted, please contact your airline/transport provider or the airport/transport terminal you are due to be flying/travelling from to check the latest information about your travel arrangements.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=33 Hurricanes Jose, Irma and Katia Friday 08 September 2017 Tunisia Update 10 July 2015 <p><strong>July 10, 2015</strong><br /><br />We have received the following statement from AXA in relation to Tunisia:</p><br /><p>The FCO has now advised against all but essential travel to Tunisia. Given this advice AXA will help all its customers who are in Tunisia to return home to the UK.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=32 Tunisia Update 10 July 2015 Increased Cash Limits For Travellers To Greece <p><strong>July 03, 2015</strong><br /><br />In recognition of the difficulties policyholders may face withdrawing money when visiting Greece and the consequent need to travel with larger amounts of cash and currency, we have increased the cover provided by our insurance policies.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=31 Increased Cash Limits For Travellers To Greece Tunisia <p><strong>June 29, 2015</strong><br /><br />Following the tragic events is Tunisia, we would like to pass on our deepest sympathy to all those affected. The safety of customers remains our top priority and if you have been impacted by the terrorist activity our teams are here to help. If you need emergency medical guidance or support please call 0203 126 4042 or if you wish to speak to our claims department, please call 0330 024 8315</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=30 Tunisia French Air Traffic Control Strike <p><strong>June 05, 2013</strong><br /><br />France has warned of mass disruption at airports during the planned 3-day strikes. France’s main airports have asked airlines to cut their flight timetables by 50% after the French DGAC (Direction Générale de L'aviation Civile / Civil Aviation Authority) announced strike action by employees of the Air Traffic Control services. The strike will start at 06:00 hours (French time) on Tuesday 11th June and continue until Friday 14th June at 05:59 hours (French time).</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=29 French Air Traffic Control Strike Spring storms in the USA cause over one thousand cancelled flights <p><strong>April 12, 2013</strong><br /><br />Spring storms unleashed heavy snow, rain and high winds, including tornadoes, across parts of the central United States this Wednesday, leaving thousands of travellers either stranded at airports or unable to even leave their destination.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=28 Spring storms in the USA cause over one thousand cancelled flights First strike hits Spain <p><strong>February 20, 2013</strong><br /><br />A 5 day strike at Iberia starts today, ending on Friday 22nd February, as twenty thousand employees of the Spanish airline protest against the corporate restructuring plan.<br /><br />Despite the strike, Iberia is currently guaranteeing minimum service levels of 90% of long-haul flights, 61% of short-haul flights and 46% of domestic flights.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=27 First strike hits Spain Earthquake in Iran, new tremor in the North-West <p><strong>August 15, 2012</strong><br /><br />Two earthquakes, measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the Richter scale, hit the western Azerbaijan province on 11th August causing significant damage. The epicentres of these quakes were 60 km and 49 km from Tabiz city.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=26 Earthquake in Iran, new tremor in the North-West Hong Kong hit by strong typhoon <p><strong>July 24, 2012</strong><br /><br />Typhoon Vicente hit East China and Hong Kong during the night of Tuesday 24th bringing winds of more than 140 km/h and heavy downpours.</p><br /><p>According to local medical authorities, 120 people were injured and 15 hospitalised. The typhoon caused the closure of the Hong Kong stock exchange for the morning and reopened in the afternoon.</p> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=25 Hong Kong hit by strong typhoon Protests against work reform increase in Spain <div class="WboxContent"><p><strong>July 23, 2012</strong><br /><br />Spanish workers continue to protest against the austerity policy announced by the Rajoy government on Wednesday 18th July 2012. After the ‘black’ march by coal miners from all over Spain arrived in Madrid, thousands of people have gathered in the streets of the largest Spanish cities to express their disapproval. </p></div> https://www.coverwise.co.uk/NewsPress/news-and-press-item.aspx?id=24 Protests against work reform increase in Spain