Many valuables have a story behind them. Perhaps your grandfather saved up for months to buy a special engagement ring for your grandmother, with a stone to match her eyes. Maybe you have an antique vase that was a gift on a special anniversary. It might be a watch that you bought to mark a […]
Proximity to good transport links, reputable schools and local amenities have long been staples on many house-hunters’ checklists. But now it appears that specific amenities have more sway on a would-be resident than others; namely Waitrose. A study by Lloyds Bank highlight a new wave of shopping exclusivity, where vendors can expect to add 10% […]
Technology is constantly enhancing customers’ travel experiences From virtual reality to high-speed vacuum trains, more exciting developments are on the horizon From the introduction of online bookings and e-tickets, to a wealth of in-flight entertainment, technology is making travel easier, more comfortable and more enjoyable. Finding your perfect getaway It was not that long ago […]
This month we have teamed up with Roger Mallock, a tour and cruise leader who helps travellers discover the hidden secrets and the real reasons to choose one cruise line over another. Roger brings to you the wonderful city of St Petersburg, Russia which he visited this summer for the first time and which literally […]
Ever thought about investing in fine wine but didn’t know where to start? Part 3 in our 3 part series – we have teamed up with Robert Bentley of Foremost Wines to give you the complete low down on whether you should invest in fine wine and how to build your collection. Read Part 1 Setting […]
With summer finally here (well it is June even if the weather isn’t playing ball) our thoughts are turning towards the holidays and any final arrangements we need to make for our summer trips. If you haven’t already arranged your travel insurance policy because you haven’t got round to it yet or more importantly, if […]
Art, classic cars, wine and watches have seen a 179% growth in value over the last decade, outperforming many more mainstream investments such as the FTSE 100, according to Knight Frank’s Luxury Investment Index, cited in the 2014 Wealth Report. The growth in value of some of these luxury collectables has been particularly dramatic – […]
If you want a holiday to remember for all the right reasons, arranging the correct level of travel insurance is just as important as remembering your passport and travel money. Travel insurance is an absolute must, regardless of where you’re going on holiday and how long you’re away for. It’s a holiday essential that will […]
Mariah Carey famously wanted ‘you’ for Christmas, whilst Don Gardner wanted his ‘two front teeth’, this got us wondering what you might ask for from Santa this year if money were no object!
In the rush to make the most of the UK unseasonably good weather, you might have booked yourself a great staycation this year but have you asked yourself…
Do I need travel insurance for UK holidays?