The travel bug

Economic life is generally accepted as going through loops of seven-year cycles. What goes up - sure as night follows day - eventually comes down.

The UK travel insurance market has been increasing for some years, at the rate of around 5% per annum, to the present level of some £670m gross written premium (GWP). This trend is likely to continue with the insatiable desire people have for travel and a market penetration rate of an impressive 85% for the consequent sale of travel insurance.

The pull

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