Quarter Of Irish Holiday-Goers Require Medical Attention While Abroad – AA

Almost one in four Irish people have required medical attention while abroad due to an unexpected illness or injury, recent research has found. In response to an AA Travel Insurance survey of over 5,000 Irish holiday-goers, 24.21% of respondents stated that they had required medical attention while abroad on at least one occasion. Meanwhile, a further 27.23% […]

Poor Timekeeping a Leading Cause of Almost Missing a Flight

Over half of Irish holiday-goers have come close to missing a flight as a result of poor time management according to a recent AA survey. An AA Travel Insurance survey of almost 4,000 AA customers and members found that 50.07% of respondents admitted that in the past they had lost track of time while at […]

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Only 37% Of Motorists Take Out Excess Insurance When Hiring A Car – AA Ireland

Research carried out by AA Ireland has found that 1 in 3 motorists are planning on hiring a car while abroad this year, but only 37% of the motorists have taken out excess insurance when hiring a car in the past. Reasons identified for this were cost and lack of necessity. The research, which was […]

Advice on travel insurance to ensure a safe holiday

The Irish Independent’s Sinead Ryan has advised holiday-goers to keep travel insurance top of their list – without paying an arm and a leg for it. She gives her top tips on how to get the most out of your policy, including how to make a claim should the worst happen. You can read her […]

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AA Travel Insurance: 3/4 will holiday abroad this year

Scores of Irish people are set to take their main summer holiday abroad this year with a further 30 percent planning to splash more cash on travelling than in 2015, a new AA Travel Insurance survey reveals. A survey of over 5,700 people indicates that nearly three in four are looking to take an overseas […]

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Adults rely on tech during travel with kids, says AA

Press Release: AA Travel Insurance has revealed that parents are using technology to make flights ‘easier’ when their kids are in tow, with 30% giving them a handheld tablet or iPad to avoid boredom or tantrums. A number of parents also admitted they relied on medication to get though a long-haul flight, with 10% saying […]

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AA Roadwatch #6Nations guide for #IREvSCO

With the big match coming up at the weekend, Noel and Adrian from AA Roadwatch let us know how to get to Murrayfield as well as some popular haunts.
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The early birds get the juicer worms

5 Benefits of booking your holiday early Dreary January is upon us. It’s been cold, it’s been wet, its been windy and there’s that determined promise many of us made to ourselves to live off fish and steamed vegetables until the 31st.  It all sounds a bit bleak doesn’t it? One sure fire way to […]

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Irish skiers lagging behind when it comes to helmets, AA finds

Less than half wore helmet on their last trip While the wearing of helmets among skiers and snowboarders has become more popular during the last decade, it seems that Irish based enthusiasts are lagging behind those hailing from other parts of Europe and the US. In a Poll by AA Travel Insurance of 830 people […]

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Bagging a Christmas bargain abroad?

We’re still shopping across the border and further afield Despite news that the Irish economy has experienced unforeseen growth this year, a voracious appetite for across-the-border and overseas Christmas shopping trips still exists among consumers. Just last year, one of our online surveys which you may have participated in revealed that almost 24% of Irish […]

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