Monday, 20 October 2014

Half term holidays, Halloween and firework time insurance tips

The half term season is nearly here, in many cases it has already started and although the summer holidays do not seem that far away, particularly with fantastic weather in September in many parts of northern Europe, people are now ready for a break.


This coming weekend will be the start of the half term holiday for the majority., with Halloween on the 31st October and an early bonfire night on the 1st November as it is a Saturday. Many more people appear to go to community firework displays these days rather than have their own personal displays.

Over half term you might be off on holiday, hiring a car Economy Car hire have some "Half term steals for your holiday wheels" (don't forget your car hire excess waiver insurance as well) and finding some autumn sunshine to extend the summer. Don't forget your travel insurance too.

Staysure the travel insurance people for the over 50s  sent out an e-flyer a few days ago on suggestions for half term. Unfortunately with the volume of emails that come in, this useful set of ideas got deleted.   

It is exceptionally  important to make sure you have travel insurance if you are off on your travels over the break. There are a great choice of companies advertising here.

If you are staying at home and planning some DIY project and need to hire a van, don't forget your van hire excess insurance. Buying from an independent insurance specialist will normally be a lot cheaper than from the van hire company.

Remember the 5th November or the weekend before when fireworks are giving great joy to people. However do make sure that you follow the various firework codes and also that you might be enjoying the event but your pets are scared.

Pets play a very important part in our lives so keep the cat in and also the dogs too.
Incidentally if you do have a pet, Blue Insurances offer some great pet insurance products to residents of the UK and Ireland. Under their brands of  "Pet Insurance.ie" and "Covermypet.co.uk" it is worth looking at their prices. Find out more here

Safe and happy half term holidays

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