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Links and contacts

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:

Travel safety

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.

    New rules

    Industry bodies

    Your rights

    Complaining about your holiday

    Consumer groups

    Lone travellers

    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

    Disabled Travellers

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