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Important Information for Alpha Travel Insurance Customers Travelling to Tunisia

Posted on July 03, 2015

On Friday 26th June 2015 a beach in Sousse, Tunisia was targeted by armed terrorists who killed 38 innocent people, with 30 of those affected being UK tourists. When news broke about the tragic attacks, the Alpha team were very shocked. Read more

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The Weirdest Items Washed Up on Beaches

Posted on May 25, 2015

Seaweed, driftwood and shells may be the first things that come to mind when you think about what is likely to be washed up on a beach; however you may be surprised to learn that an array of weird and wonderfully unusual items have been washed up Read more

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How to Not Be an Idiot Abroad

Posted on May 21, 2015

The end is nigh for those of you who are currently studying for your exams. After what feels like a very long, hard and sometimes exhausting slog to the finish line, your year at University, school or college is finally coming to an end. Read more

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Everything is Awesome in Florida’s New Legoland Hotel

Posted on May 18, 2015

Building with Lego bricks is pure nostalgia for us adults; piecing together an array of brightly coloured building blocks to make a car, a house or a tall tower was the epitome of our childhoods. For all the adult Lego fans out there who still believe ‘everything is awesome’ about the Lego franchise, a new hotel at the Legoland Resort, Florida, opened its doors on May 15th – and we 100% bet it will bring out the inner child in you. Read more

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The European Car Hire Fiasco

Posted on May 14, 2015

For those of you who embark on holiday and decide to rent out a hire car, save the date – June 8th – as the UK driving license changes prepare to cause a summer of chaos. From this date, the paper part of the UK driving licence, the counterpart, will be scrapped Read more

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Cities and the Meanings Behind Their Nicknames

Posted on May 11, 2015

Everyone has heard of New York being called ‘The Big Apple, ‘The Smoke’ describing London and Paris is renowned for being the ‘City of Love’ – but have you ever stopped to think why? Read more

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April Trust Pilot Competition Winner

Posted on May 08, 2015

Every month we offer one lucky customer the chance to bag themselves a £15 Amazon voucher by leaving us a positive review about their purchase on our dedicated reviews page on Trust Pilot. We receive so many lovely comments and read each and every one of them Read more

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The Reasons To Not Share Holiday Details on Social Media

Posted on May 06, 2015

How many of us are guilty regarding holiday spam over social media websites? Let’s face it, we’ve all either seen it or done it, so much so that it’s now become ingrained into our holiday routine Read more

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Have You Checked Your Sun Cream?

Posted on April 17, 2015

With the summer months around the corner, many of us are booking the annual vacation abroad to a warmer climate. Sunglasses and beach hats are great for protecting our eyes and faces from the harmful UV rays, however after a quick dip in the pool or swim in the sea, our wet skin is vulnerable to getting sunburn and painful blisters. Read more

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The Most Powerful Passports in the World

Posted on April 15, 2015

Travelling allows us to completely escape the everyday grind once in a while and provide us with the chance to relax. If you’re travelling abroad by plane in particular, you will most certainly be required to have a passport in order to travel. Read more

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