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  1. Transalp
    Hi All I am interested in any knowledge, advice or just general opinion on travel insurance when travelling abroad. I need comprehensive insurance to return me, my pillion (if traveling) and recovery of the bike to home from what should be Morocco. Travelling via Spain. I have bike insurance...
  2. Chatter
    Off on hols for one week in Greece. Quote No.1; DIRECT LINE. Blah blah...only up to 125cc.. Blah blah.....we can't cover you for anything related to your taking blood pressure and cholesterol medication (I can get on a plane with a broken something but not a heart attack!). Didn't wait...
  3. Insurance
    Hi all, I'm about to go traveling through out the EU. I'm somewhat confused with the green card insurance. I've got comprehensive travel insurance with public liability insurance up to 2 million Aussie. Can anyone clarify if I need a green card, if so where do i get one from? Thanks.
  4. Insurance
    Can anyone point me in the right direction? Been looking on the net and the misses has given up on the phone due to conflicting details from tele-sales staff.
  5. Insurance
    Any leads, advice on honestly procuring legitimate, medical emergency travel insurance that will cover me riding a 900cc machine in Australia and New Zealand ?
  6. News
    Insurers and brokers are pleading with the government not to increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in the emergency budget on 22 June fearing it will lead to cuts in cover or more uninsured. Coming on top of premium rises anyway, it could mean motor premium up more than a third. The...
  7. Travel
    I was wondering whats people view are on motorcycle travel insurance for Europe. Is it essential or is it not worth the money? Do you take out the insurance when you go abroad? Any experiences good or bad?
  8. Insurance
    I used to have the Post Office policy, but my current account with Lloyds has a travel insurance policy (underwritten by Axa) thrown in. The General Exclusions bit says: General exclusions relating to all sections of the policy. We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from...
  9. Insurance
    We are off to Ireland on Sunday on the TA and we are having all kinds of fun trying to get Holiday travel insurance when going by bike :confused: as they class it as hazzardous :rolleyes: can anyone give me some helpful pointers please :thumbright:
  10. Insurance
    Here's the questions the xrv forum compiled. Don't worry if you can't answer them, you'd be the third broker to fail to do so. A lot of riders heavily customise their bike including building their own accessories (including aluminium fabrication and welding, plastic moulding and so on). These...
  11. Travel
    Just a little question, what companies do you use for holiday / travel insurance that provide cover for motorcycle tours. Just looking for August and our trip down to Spain.
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    I've booked a week in a great gite from saturday 16 august until saturday 23 august (7 nights). It's a large gite, sleeps 6, with a swimming pool and cost me £1100. Due to some sad circumstances our family can no longer go. Before I claim on my travel insurance I though I'd try here - its...
  13. Mechanical Advice
    I've had this family cover through First Direct for several years now, very comprehensive (£10 per month including mobile phone cover) and covered unlimited cc motorcycles providing I have the licence to ride such vehicles I had a letter through at the weekend stating some changes - but it did...
  14. Chatter
    My insurance for the Africa Twin is up for renewal next month, so I'll be looking soon for the best premium (not necessarily cheapest). I'm currently with Highway through Bennetts, but IIRC they don't offer cover for panniers etc, so I thought I'd send an email to various insurers asking for...
  15. Travel
    I'm off to Morocco next May, initially for two weeks with other forum members, but may stay on a bit longer if I get the burning desire to. Simple question really then... does anybody have any recommendations for PERSONAL / MEDICAL Insurance? Have you done similar? What did you use? I...
  16. Mechanical Advice
    Can anybody recommend a good Travel Insurance provider for motorcyclists? Thanks in advance Rob
  17. Chatter
    Travel insurance company while on Bike, any one know of one.. that is any good?
  18. Chatter
    If you have an annual policy check the wording. Most exclude travel on a motorbike over 125CCs. If anyone finds they have this exclusion and did not know about let me know please. But, most importantly, if you are travelling abroad (The Stella, Le MAns etc) talk to whoever sold you the policy...
  19. Chatter
    In the Wiki I'm in the process of writing a page about Insurance and Breakdown Cover for the Trip. Near the bottom of the page is a table of organisations who provide: motor insurance for the UK; motor insurance for overseas; breakdown cover for the UK; breakdown cover for overseas; and travel...
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