27 January 2015 by Anna Staford
We are sure no one disagrees with an opinion that the more you read before travelling the better. Researching destinations, getting to know local laws and traditions, and learning new tips helps a lot once you arrive at your destination. At Globelink Travel Insurance we look for the most valuable and useful information and news, helping our readers to be always aware of what we feel travellers should know to be ready for their new adventures. A wise man once said that repetition is a mother of all learning, so here is the countdown of our most read articles in 2014.
Time is especially precious when you are travelling. Tedious flights, long lines and hectic crowds all this keep you away from your real holiday. But don’t get discouraged, there are ways to avoid these little annoyances and save more time for your vacation.
Europe is a major dream destination for many travellers around the world due to its rich history, incredible cultural diversity and its own very unique charm. If you think a trip to Europe is far beyond your budget keep on reading and you'll be surprised to learn that it’s not.
Due to the widespread use of smartphones and tablets, internet usage rose significantly over the past year, especially in the UK which leads the world in the mobile web use. With customers’ comfort being the main priority of Globelink, we present you our mobile web application that will allow you to arrange the cover you need in just a few moments no matter where you are.
Ebola disease was firstly discovered in 1976 and but it wasn’t until 2014 it made the whole world be concerned about it. Reportedly, up to 5 thousand people died from Ebola last year making it the deadliest occurrence of this disease. By October it spread to five countries namely Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and the United States.
Once you have your luggage checked in, the airline bears responsibility for its safety and well-timed delivery. In fact, approximately 5% of the airplane ticket cost is the insurance fare. The airline is obliged to do everything in order to find your bag, compensate any inconveniences caused by delaying it and pay you off if your luggage appears lost. But before you leave it is essential to take steps towards preventing lost luggage. (The presentation is included).
Europe is always revered for its history, with structures like castles, churches and old houses often at the top of the list of visitors frequenting the region. However, the region also has its share of great beaches. Here are some of the best beaches in Europe that you’d like to visit
Just days after the tragic accident of Michael Schumacher, German Chancellor Angela Merkel fell and injured her pelvis while cross-country skiing during her annual Christmas holidays in Swiss Alps. Both incidents were widely publicized, but these are just a couple in a sting of accidents, and the death toll is raising daily. Nearly one in seven people don’t use proper insurance policy, even though around 60% of skiers say they couldn’t afford the cost of the accident.
We all use various transport means in our home countries but once we travel abroad things often go differently. Slightly more specific traffic rules, documents requirements, payment process and other details may confuse even experienced drivers and passengers, so you’d better be prepared to them and do some readings before you go.
Estepona hosted the Over 50’s Show again last November. The popular lifestyle event took place on the weekend of 8 and 9 November supported by hundreds of various businesses and huge numbers of the Costa del Sol’s residents.
As St Augustine put it, the world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. To read the whole story this world offers one should get some knowledge prior to travelling. In particular, you won’t travel far with a huge and heavy suitcase. Experience comes with practice, and once you start using packing tips you’ll choose the best ones and adapt the rest according to your preferences.
Thank you for reading our articles and news. Having your positive feedback is what motivates us to research deeper, explore wider and write more. Be prepared for your trips and travel safe!
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