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Glossary

This glossary is intended as a general aid to help you understand some of the commonly occurring phrases and jargon used in the insurance world.  If you have any questions about the use or meaning of a term or expression in any particular product or literature, you should raise them with the provider concerned.

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Holiday insurance
policy which covers certain risks when you go on holiday, for example the cost of unavoidable cancellation, personal accident, medical treatment abroad and lost or stolen luggage.
Home foreign policy
This is where insurance is bought in one country, but the risk or event would happen in a different country.