If you require further information on any of the issues we raise in the programme on holiday and travel finance issues, you may find the following links useful:
Taking money abroad
You can buy your foreign currency and American Express travellers cheques from the Post Office in a number of ways:
Order online for collection at one of over 1700 "on-demand" Bureau de Change Post Office branches
order at any Post Office branch or by calling 08458 500 900 and collect your money within four working days
buy on-the-spot at one of over 1700 "on-demand" Post Office branches
The Post Office cannot buy or sell coins and some low denomination notes. For more details please ask a member of staff or call the helpline on 08457 22 33 44.
Complaining about your holiday
Insurance for the elderly and those with illness
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has a list of firms which provide travel insurance for the elderly or people with permanent or recurring illness.
C D Shortell Insurance Brokers tel: 01730 264664
Citybond Suretravel tel: 0870 4446431
Perry, Gamble & Co Limited tel: 01404 830100
Tel: 0118 981 0222
BIBA refer people aged up to 85 to:
J B I International Insurance Brokers Ltd tel: 0118 981 0222