Terms & Conditions
Postcard Travel Insurance and postcardtravelinsurance.co.uk are trading names of Travel Insurance Facilities Plc (trading as tifgroup). FCA reference number: 306537.
tifgroup specialises in providing travel insurance policies. Our travel insurance cover is provided by Union Reiseversicherung AG an insurer registered in Germany. However, tifgroup is the company that administers and arranges your travel insurance, therefore please see below for information on our services.
How to make a claim
Within your policy wording there is a section on how to make a claim. Please click on this link for the appropriate claim form that will need to be completed and produce documentation to support your claim https://www.postcardtravelinsurance.co.uk/claims-information/ You must report all incidents that could give rise to a claim as soon as you are aware of the incident, most importantly in the event of you needing emergency medical attention abroad, you must contact the Emergency Assistance helpline.
The policy wording will provide you with information on what we will pay for in the event of a claim and/or situations which are excluded from cover. Therefore, please ensure you have read your policy wording within the 14-day cooling off period or call our helpline to clarify what you’re covered for. We will help you with all your questions.
If you feel that the policy you purchased is not to your satisfaction and provided you have not travelled and/or made a claim and you are within the 14-day cooling off period, we are happy to provide a full refund of the premium you have paid.
In the event, you wish to cancel your policy after the 14-day cooling off period and considering there has been no claims on the policy and/or you have not travelled then please see below:
In addition to a £15 administration charge.
Single Trip policies – In the event you have not travelled and are not claiming on the policy, a refund of 50% of the policy premium and any additional premium applied to your existing medical conditions will apply. If you are intending to claim, or have made a claim (irrespective of whether your claim was successful or not) we will not consider refunding any proportion of your premium.
Multi Trip policies – Provided you have not made a claim (irrespective of whether your claim was successful or not) on the policy and you confirm in writing that there is no claim pending, should you choose to cancel and understand that all benefits of the policy will be cancelled, we will refund 5% of the total premium paid, for each full calendar month remaining on the policy from the date of cancellation. If you have travelled or are intending to, or have claimed (irrespective of whether your claim was successful or not) we will not consider refunding any proportion of your premium.
We reserve the right to give 7 days’ notice of cancellation of this policy, without refund, by recorded delivery to you at your last known address in the event of the following circumstances; fraud, suspected fraud, misleading information or deliberate misrepresentation, abusive behaviour to any of our staff or agents.
How to make a complaint
Customer centricity remains of paramount importance to us. If any of our customers are dissatisfied we abide by a complaints procedure to ensure they are treated fairly. If you wish to register a complaint and/or request a copy of our complaints procedure please contact us either:
In writing and address it to: Quality & Improvements Manager, Travel Insurance Facilities Plc, 1, Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4UY
By telephone: 0203 829 38892
By email to email@example.com
If you cannot settle your complaint with us you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). You can find out more about this by visiting the FOS web site at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk. You are also able to use the EC On-line Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr who will notify FOS on your behalf.
Unless stated otherwise in the documentation we have provided to you, all quotations for new insurances are valid only for a period of 28 days from the date of issue. Please note that if you have made a medical declaration then quotations are only valid for 14 days from the date of issue.
You should be aware that quotations may change or be withdrawn if the information given to us or your insurers in proposal forms or declarations differs from that provided at the time the quotation was issued.
Access to and use of this Internet Web site (referred to as this “Site”) is governed by the terms and conditions set out below, as well as any applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations. By browsing, visiting or otherwise accessing or using this Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set out below. As used in this Site, the term “tifgroup” is intended to include Travel Insurance Facilities Plc and its respective divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated companies.
The information contained in this Site has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about travel insurance products and the services it offers.
By accessing this Site you agree that tifgroup will not be liable for any direct, indirect or any other loss not specified in this policy arising from the use of the information and material contained in this Site or from your access of other material on the internet via web links from this Site. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law.
The copyright in the material contained in this Site and any Travel Insurance Facilities Plc trademarks and brands included in that material belongs to Travel Insurance Facilities Plc or its licensors. Any person may copy any part of this material from this Site, subject to the following conditions:
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tifgroup may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review these current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.
This Site contains links to other company web sites. tifgroup is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites and accepts no liability for any loss or damage you may suffer when linking to these.
On some occasions a logo hyperlink will be accepted, again this will need to be approved by Corporate Marketing Communications. If the logo is used on this site, written permission must be sought from the third party. This will protect tifgroup in terms of breach of copyright, preventing any ambiguity between both parties. A written copy of express permission logo usage approval (letter or email accepted) detailing the usage rights of their logo must be forwarded on to Corporate Marketing Communications for reference purposes.
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