The team at Worldcare are often asked about what qualifies as a pre-existing medical condition and what you should declare. From the medication for high cholesterol, to that rare blood condition you were diagnosed with as a child; from the hip surgery you are booked in for in two months’ time, to the whiplash you received in that recent car accident, what needs to be declared? Fortunately we recently introduced a new online medical assessment tool that takes a lot of the headache out of the decisions. Before you go online, here is a handy list to assist in the process of thinking about what might need to be declared.
The opportunity to travel at the pointy end of the plane is not available to the majority of us Kiwi travellers – the numbers are low for New Zealand travellers heading away in first class – however with the right travel accessories, it’s possible to upgrade your flight in the simplest of ways. We’ve picked our top must-have travel items to improve your flight and give you some of the luxuries of travelling first class without the excessive price tag.
When you plan your holiday, it’s all about the flights, accommodation and sights you are going to see than considering the more mundane elements of travelling. Here at Worldcare we believe it is our duty to consider these and help you keep informed on how to stay safe when you hit the road. Read our top tips below for staying healthy on holiday.
With our very own travelling shopaholic at Worldcare, we’ve asked marketing manager Zoe to provide an insight into the best shopping holidays around the world.
For many travellers a journey to a new country is an opportunity to learn about a new culture, or delve into the region’s history, for the shopping connoisseur, these are often still a part of the trip but an extra retail element gets their heart beating. Shopping tours and buses that take tourists to outlets are on the rise and offer a new and exciting way to explore a city or country. The promise of a bargain, packaged with cultural gems, scenic vistas and local cuisine create an alluring holiday and many destinations around the world can include a shopping edge.
The following information concerns Worldcare travellers affected by the conflict in Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank July 2014.
We will assess all claims in accordance with your Policy Wording and your Certificate of Insurance.
We would first like to extend our deepest sympathy to all those affected by this event. The following travel advisory…
Rome is a bucketlist favourite and at Worldcare we know that there are so many opportunities to include when travelling there. We’ve compiled our ‘must see and do’ list to help with your holiday planning. Read on to discover the best experiences available in this historic city.
The Cook Islands represent pure paradise. The breath-taking palm tree-laden white beaches and calm azure water looks even better in real life than in photos. We love a jaunt there and have put together our favourite tips.