Daring mountain rescue all in a day’s work for Bupa

When Anders Esper Larsen, who works at Bupa International's Medical Centre in Copenhagen, received a distress call from a customer half-way down Mount Everest, he knew it wasn’t going to be a normal day. Article written by BUPA The expedition leader had fallen over 200m down the mountain. Suffering from exhaustion and fatigue, the climber [...]

By | 2013-04-09T11:41:04+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Articles|

The importance of holiday home insurance

When it comes to purchasing a holiday home in the exotic location of your choice, it’s understandable that you can get a little over excited and neglect the finer details of home ownership. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Suddenly you are the proud owner of a holiday home in a warm country where [...]

By | 2013-03-20T18:27:14+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Articles|

Overseas Home Insurance Q&A

If you’ve taken the plunge and bought your own dream home in the sun, getting it correctly insured might sound like a trivial matter – but there are a few things to consider, especially if you plan on letting your home to holidaymakers. It’s a valuable investment, so you’ll want to protect it! We asked [...]

By | 2012-09-28T16:49:31+00:00 September 27th, 2012|Articles|

Natural disasters – is your property adequately insured?

Overseas property owners were reminded recently why suitable buildings and contents insurance is so important and not just an unecessary expense. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company There have been devastating forest fires on Spain’s Costa del Sol at the end of August. Earlier the same month, parts of Tenerife also went up in [...]

By | 2012-09-06T17:03:01+00:00 September 6th, 2012|Articles|

Is Your Second Home Properly Protected?

With the UK recently gripped by Olympic fever, many homeowners recently experienced their first foray into the world of ‘holiday lettings’ by renting out their property to visitors to the Games. And why not - it offers the chance to earn a lot of money in a short-space of time... Likewise, anyone who has purchased [...]

By | 2012-08-23T16:33:22+00:00 August 7th, 2012|Articles|