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Why is Travel Insurance Important?


It’s time for the next guest blog on Same Same (but different). A word from our sponsors if you will.  Here they explain why travel insurance is important. Whilst skiing in New Zealand I jumped (fell) off a ski lift like James Bond (an idiot). I didn’t have insurance, I had to make do with a hot chocolate. Anyway, I was lucky it wasn’t worse. Here’s what Thomas Cook have to say about it…

If you’re going on holiday, one of the most important things you need to organise as part of your trip is travel insurance. Whether you opt for an independent insurance or book it through a tour operator, such as Thomas Cook Insurance, it’s not compulsory, but aside from actually booking your holiday or taking your passport with you, it’s a pretty essential part of going away. Read the rest of this entry


Should you book shore excursions independently?


With the ease of organising your preferred shore excursions aboard the liner increasing, why should you go through the rigmarole of booking them independently? Whether you’re aboard the Liberty of the Seas heading Transatlantic, you’re partaking in one of the east or west Caribbean cruises, or you choose a different cruise company altogether, one of the primary highlights of such a vacation is being able to see more of the world via the ports you stop at along the way, making shore excursions particularly important. Read the rest of this entry