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Eco-Friendly Travel Tips for 2020

Sustainable travel is now big news as governments and individuals strive to protect the future of the planet. Stories about how much damage travel can cause seem to have led to increased awareness amongst the general population. In 2019, Booking.com completed a report which indicated that 72% of people travelling believe that individuals need to make better travel choices now, in order to protect the planet for future generations. However, 37% of respondents said they Read more…

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What is Contents Insurance? And How Much Cover Do I Need?

Home insurance is split between buildings and contents insurance. Buildings cover refers to the physical structure and fixtures of the home. Contents on the other hand refers to the personal possessions you own. While these are frequently bought together, there are reasons why people may opt for one rather than the other. For instance, if you are buying a home with a mortgage then your lender will probably require you to have buildings insurance to Read more…

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Everything You Need To Know About Buildings Insurance

Home insurance falls into two forms – buildings insurance and contents insurance. Buildings insurance covers the physical structure of the home – including fixtures like sinks. Contents insurance covers your possessions within the home. Buildings Insurance Or Contents Insurance? A popular concept in the insurance world is that if you turned your home upside down everything that falls out would be considered contents. You could also think of buildings as covering anything you couldn’t take Read more…

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Travel Insurance For USA: Everything You Need to Know

Travel insurance for USA from the UK can be daunting. Flying to America is a big and expensive trip and when you get there you face the prospect of higher medical bills for any emergencies you encounter. That is why travel insurance for the USA is generally more expensive because you are more likely to cost an insurer more in the event of a claim. How Much Travel Insurance Do I Need For USA Only Read more…

Following In Darwin’s Footsteps In The Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are steeped in natural and scientific history, providing a perfect respite for British holidaymakers. According to a study published by HR News, over 51% of British people book holidays in interests of their own well-being, and the Galapagos Islands provide the perfect opportunity to provide a deep sense of relaxation and intrigue. What’s more, the islands are wholly accessible and will provide a great experience to the sections of society and groups that are sometimes Read more…

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Compare Wedding Insurance

Compare wedding insurance with our helpful wedding insurance comparison table. At Emerald Life we pride ourselves on offering what we believe to be a great value and comprehensive product. For this reason we provide this wedding insurance comparison to prove transparently how we compare with other wedding insurance brands. At higher cover levels especially we are among the best value wedding insurance in the market. We also offer a fast and convenient online quote process Read more…

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Holiday Home Insurance – Your Complete Guide

Do you have a second home in the UK? If so, then holiday home insurance may well be for you. Insurance can cover a number of situations, and for holiday homes, the fact that they are not (usually) occupied all the time. That can increase risks such as theft, vandalism or water damage. There are some practical steps you can take, but also taking insurance may be a wise choice. Why Might I Need Holiday Read more…

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Home Insurance Legal Cover: Why We Give It Freely

Emerald Life is pleased to offer home insurance legal expenses cover entirely free with its home insurance policies. In fact, we pay for that cover ourselves out of our commission from our underwriters. That is because we believe home insurance is about looking after you and not just your home. What Is Legal Expenses Cover in Home Insurance? Legal expenses cover looks after your legal costs if you are sued, get involved in a legal Read more…

Helpful Travel Tips for LGBT Families Travelling Abroad

During the course of 2018, UK residents took in excess of 71.7 million trips overseas. Overseas holidays are, in fact, becoming increasingly popular among solo LGBT adventure-seekers as well as families who are brave enough to venture to distant lands with their young children in tow. Although there is no logical explanation of why there should be a disparity between heterosexual and same-sex travels, the latter does have a habit of being substantially more challenging, especially when Read more…

It’s Official – We’re OUTstanding

Emerald Life is thrilled to see its founders celebrated in the OUTstanding Executive lists for the fourth year running. The lists compiled every year celebrate the business leaders who are doing the most to promote LGBT+ causes in the workplace and are backed by Yahoo Finance. Emerald’s CEO Heidi McCormack made number 35 on the OUTstanding 50 Ally Executives List – which focuses on executives who don’t identify as LGBT+ but make significant efforts to Read more…