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WORLDWIDE | Sat, 1 Sep 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [5696] | Comments [3]

An overseas trip is almost a rite of passage, and once you have the travel bug, you've usually got it for life, which means planning the next trip is always on your mind. Travelling inevitably results in many of life's great memories – good or ... Read more >

Tags: common sense, safety, travel-insurance, travel-safety, welcome, worldnomads

Is It Safe To Travel To Colombia?

COLOMBIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [10663] | Comments [2]

Colombia, the South American country with a frightening reputation for warring drug barons and - thanks to Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan – kidnapping, is surprisingly a hot new destination for backpacking. So is it safe? WorldNomads.... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, colombia, ecuador, kidnap, south america, travel-crime, travel-insurance, travel-safety

New Zealand Earthquake - Travel Alert

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 4 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [6342]

A strong, magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Christchurch just after 4:30 on Saturday morning 4 September (local time). There have been no reported deaths, although there has been a steady stream of injured at the city's hospitals. So far ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, earthquake, new zealand, quake, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, travel-tips

USA Hurricane Earl - Travel Alert UPDATE

USA | Fri, 3 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1029]

A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, and several boroughs of New York City (including Manhattan) are on Tropical Storm Watch as Hurricane Earl continues to move up the US east coast. Where Is Earl? At 5pm EDT on Thursday ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, hurricane earl, storm, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, usa

USA Hurricane Earl - Travel Alert

USA | Wed, 1 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1211]

The worst hurricane in 20 years is bearing down on the east coast of the U.S. gathering strength and bringing wind speeds of 135 mph. Hurricane Earl, a category 4 storm, has already caused the evacuation of Ocracoke Island in North Carolina, and local ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, hurricane earl, storm, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, usa

Update: Information regarding Volcanic Eruption/ Volcanic Ash Clouds

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 4 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [842]

The following information is for Australian & New Zealand policy holders only. On 15 April 2010, airports across Europe and the United Kingdom grounded flights resulting from volcanic ash clouds in Iceland. Due to this an embargo was put in ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, iceland, travel-advice, travel-insurance, travel-tips, volcanic ash, volcano

Thailand Political Situation - Travel Alert Update

THAILAND | Fri, 30 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2216]

What's happening? The Thai government on July 29, 2010 lifted the State of Emergency decree from a further 6 provinces, but the order remains in force in 10 provinces, including the capital, Bangkok. The decree, which was imposed on 23 provinces ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, bangkok, is-it-safe-to-travel-to, political instability, thailand, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Jamaica - re-issued alert for Kingston

JAMAICA | Fri, 25 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1415]

The US State Department re-issued its travel alert for Kingston, Jamaica and surrounding areas on 24 June 2010, warning its citizens of the possibility of continuing sporadic violence. The government of Jamaica has imposed a State of Emergency for ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Brazil floods UPDATE

BRAZIL | Thu, 24 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1340]

UPDATE: Thursday 24 June 2010 The military and state rescue services are continuing attempts to reach towns cut off by floods which followed several days of torrential rain in Brazil's north-east. The floods have affected Alagoas and Pernambuco provinces, ... Read more >

Tags: alagoas, brazil, flooding, floods, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Brazil flooding in north-east: advice for travellers

BRAZIL | Tue, 22 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1689]

Overview of the situation Several days of heavy rain has sparked severe flooding in north-eastern Brazil. 31 people are confirmed dead, thousands are missing, and 40,000 people are homeless in the states of Pernambucco and Alagoas. A spokesman ... Read more >

Tags: alagoas, brazil, flooding, floods, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Travel Alert - G20 Toronto Canada

CANADA | Fri, 18 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1950]

The G20 summit is being held at Toronto's Metro Convention Center on June 26 - 27 2010. There are plans for demonstrations and protests by groups opposed to the event. At past summits these demonstrations have turned violent. A protest group has already ... Read more >

Tags: arrests, canada, civil unrest, g20, protests, toronto, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, world nomads

UPDATE: Thailand political situation

THAILAND | Fri, 11 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1174]

A number of countries, including the United Kingdom and Australia have downgraded travel warnings for Thailand, but are still urging visitors to exercise a high degree of caution throughout the country, especially Bangkok, because of ongoing political ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, bangkok, is-it-safe-to-travel-to, political instability, thailand, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Kingston Jamaica - Civil Unrest

JAMAICA | Wed, 26 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2774]

Overview of the situation Jamaican defence forces and police are involved in an operation to arrest an alleged drug baron and weapons trafficker wanted in the USA, resulting in widespread unrest in the capital, including gun battles which have claimed ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Cuban Health Insurance Requirements - Information

CUBA | Tue, 25 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [4810] | Comments [5]

Following is updated travel information regarding travel to Cuba provided by the Cuban Government: INFORMATION FOR TRAVELERS TO CUBA AS AT: 01 May 2010   The Government of Cuba decided last February 16, that all travelers, foreign and Cubans living ... Read more >

Tags: cuba, health insurance, travel-advice, travel-health, travel-insurance, travel-safety-tips, travel-tips, visa

UPDATE: Information regarding the civil unrest in Thailand for World Nomads Policy Holders

THAILAND | Thu, 20 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [3938]

Following the escalated situation in Thailand, the following information is relevant for World Nomads policy holders travelling to and already in Thailand. We are aware that this is a stressful time for our members who are directly affected by ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, political instability, thailand, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Travel Alert: Thailand - Political Instability

THAILAND | Tue, 18 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [5685]

This is a very brief overview of the current situation in Bangkok, Thailand.  We are keeping an eye on the situation, so come back for regular updates. *20 April, 2010: Please read the IMPORTANT UPDATE for World Nomads policy holders. Please contact ... Read more >

Tags: am-i-covered-if, bangkok, is-it-safe-to-travel-to, political instability, thailand, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance

British Airways Strike - How will it affect my travel insurance?

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 14 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1604]

Unite, the trade union for British Airways (BA) cabin crew, has announced its intention to take strike action between 18 May 2010 and 9 June 2010. Please refer to the British Airways website for further information regarding flight departures booked ... Read more >

Tags: airlines, british airways, strike, transport, travel-alert, travel-insurance

Information regarding the disruption of flights due to Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions - World Nomads Policies

ICELAND | Fri, 16 Apr 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [5261]

On 15 April 2010, airports across Europe and the United Kingdom grounded flights as a result of the impact of a volcanic ash cloud from Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions. This may cause delays for travellers departing from or flying to affected countries ... Read more >

Tags: flight delays, iceland, iceland, iceland volcano, travel delays, travel-alert, travel-insurance, united kingdom, volcanic ash, volcano

Chile earthquakes: advice for travelers

CHILE | Sun, 28 Feb 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [6925] | Comments [2]

Just before dawn on Saturday 27th February, an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile. The epicenter was situated in the Maule region, 300km south of the capital, Santiago. So far, over 700 deaths have been recorded with fears that this will rise significantly ... Read more >

Tags: chile, disaster safety, earthquake, earthquake safety, natural disaster, travel-alert, travel-insurance, travel-safety-tips, world nomads

Machu Picchu Landslides: advice for travelers

PERU | Thu, 28 Jan 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [6964] | Comments [4]

Overview of the situation Thousands of tourists have been stranded on the historical site of Machu Picchu in Peru after torrential rain flooded the area, setting off lethal mudslides that have killed five people. The heaviest rains ... Read more >

Tags: emergency assistance, landslides, machu picchu, mudslides, natural disaster, peru, travel-alert, travel-health, travel-insurance, travel-safety-tips

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