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Do you need high-risk travel insurance?

What is high-risk travel insurance? Do you need it? Read on for the basics. Note: This is an update of an article originally posted 5...

The Covid survival guide: how to stay safe when travel resumes

As the UK approaches the anniversary of entering its first lockdown, there are tantalising signs that the battle against covid-19 may be nearing victory. Falling...

What is Winter Sport Insurance?

Winter. Hit the slopes, right? But what happens if mid-slalom, that region slides into a red zone and minutes later, you slide into a...

Journalist issues in Hong Kong

Since the protests began, Hong Kong's press freedom reputation has faced a steady decline when compared to its own international standards. Last year history was...

What happens if I die abroad?

Dying is awful anywhere. But death abroad is awful and complicated. Here are some tips on how to prepare for the worst. Not your problem,...

Travel in Hong Kong

One of the priorities for the Hong Kong Government is to reopen its borders for tourism as soon as possible. If COVID19 can be further...

Don’t be like me: the pitfalls every traveller needs to avoid

When you’re in a foreign country - alone, on a budget and with little support network - basic gaffes can seriously hit your wallet....

COVID-19 insurance for medical expenses

battleface now offers COVID-19 medical expense coverage to travellers from over 50 countries. What does the package include? Coverage for medical expenses up to 5 million...

14 resources for journalists covering protests or riots

Projectiles, broken glass, angry crowds and aggressive policing - reporting on protests and riots can be hazardous at the best of times. During periods of...

Staying safe in hostile environments

How do you guarantee personal safety in a conflict zone? Simple: don’t go there.

56 Essential resources for high-risk travel

Every journey starts with the first step. And if you’re heading to a high-risk or off-the-beaten-track destination, that first step should always be research. But...

Travel Medical Insurance and Crisis Response | A global safety net

Heading into the unknown is not something you take lightly. Does your insurance? But for every plan and checklist you create, a dozen unexpected crises...
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