Eurostar Ski Train

Increased Security for the Eurostar Ski Train

For passengers intending to travel to the Alps on the Eurostar ski train this season, the authorities are increasing the checks which are made on board as the train originates outside the Schengen area.  A new procedure has been put in place to deal with this which may cause delays. Please see below a translation of the article we have been given by the French Authorities. Subject: Intensifying checks on passengers from outside the Schengen area in Moutiers and Bourg…

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Ski Holiday Travel Insurance

Do YOU have the right travel insurance for your ski holiday?

If you are going on a ski holiday for the first time then this information is important to know! I’m sure you are fully aware that you need to have travel insurance for your holiday – however standard travel insurance will not cover you if you hurt yourself out on the slopes!  The cost of piste rescue if you injure yourself can be significant.  This varies depending on where the accident occurs.  If you’re high up on the mountain, you…

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Car Hire in Winter

Flying to Geneva and planning on hiring a car this winter?

Before you leave home make sure you do your research!  A new European Union regulation which came into force on 1st May 2016.  The new law is causing chaos among holidaymakers heading to Switzerland who plan on car hire.  We think this is going to get worse as we head into one of the busiest periods at Geneva Airport! The new ruling bans EU citizens from driving non-EU registered hire cars in the EU.  The problem comes because although Switzerland…

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