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Friday, 23 September 2011

Top 5 travel insurance claims

Spain has been revealed as the country in which British tourists are most likely to make a claim on their travel insurance, according to a Bupa survey. The healthcare group has released statistics showing the countries where Brits are most likely to claim on their travel insurance for health issues.
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Spain tops the chart with almost 1 in 5 claims resulting from trips to the European destination. Turkey came second with more than 1 in 10 claims being made there, closely followed by the US and Greece.  Thailand and Egypt are near the bottom of the top ten with just under 3 percent of the travel claims in each country. The majority of people claiming in Spain did so for the condition Swimmer’s Ear.

Source: Insurance Times, July 2011.

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