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Greece Is The Word!

Make the most of bargains to Greece but check the fine print advises

Online travel insurance and travel extras provider, Essential Travel ( urges customers not to be put off travelling out to Greece on the back of current news reports and recent uncertainty but does recommend extra vigilance when checking the T&Cs of travel insurance policies.

Stuart Bensusan spokesperson for comments: "There are some great deals out to Greece currently with operators trying to encourage travel and given FCO advice there is absolutely no reason to avoid travel.

For peace of mind check the fine print of your insurance to ensure that your policy covers third party insolvency, make sure it's ATOL protected and book with your credit card.

"The FCO does stipulate that travellers should expect regular strikes - unsurprising perhaps given recent events. For added security we would urge Brits to purchase insurance at the same time as their holiday as they will only be covered against strike action if the policy is purchased before specific dates are announced.

Notes to editors: Paying by credit card ensures that you are covered by Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act of 1974.

Individual single trip insurance starts in Europe from as little as £6.94 for standard cover or £11.15 for superior.

About Essential Travel

Established in 2001, Essential Travel is one of the UK's leading online travel essentials companies. Since 2002, we've protected over 5 million holidaymakers with our fully-comprehensive, competitively-priced travel insurance, as well as providing priority access to the most sought after car parks, hotels and lounges at all major airports across the UK.

Essential Travel is now part of Holiday Extras.