In July 2020, The Times newspaper ran a story reporting that the General Medical Council was taking TIF’s chief medical officer to a “fitness to practice” tribunal, accusing him of "impairment by misconduct”. TIF says it takes advice from a number of doctors, and says its chief medical officer denies the allegations. Until this case is resolved, we have removed our ratings of TIF products
Holidaysafe is a British insurer, established in 2006 and based in Kent.
It provides a number of policies beyond standard single and annual trip insurance, including 'longstay' cover, and 'niche' policies - which cover specific activities such as triathlons.
Holidaysafe is a trading name of Travel Insurance Facilities, one of the UK's largest travel insurance providers.
Holidaysafe policies are underwritten by large German insurance company Union Reiseversicherung AG (URV), which is part of Germany's largest banking group Versicherungskammer Bayern Group.