Gareth Shaw, Head of Money at Which?, said:
“It’s very alarming that LV have withdrawn the sale of travel insurance and that other providers have also started restricting the policies they offer customers.
“Anyone planning a holiday should get insurance as soon as they book. If you haven’t already booked insurance and are travelling soon we urge you to get cover immediately from a reputable insurer.
“The government, insurers and the travel industry must immediately tackle the huge challenge provided by coronavirus, as the industry depends on people having the confidence that they can travel with the knowledge that they will be covered”.
Which? believes it is vital that all insurers are upfront with customers about any changes to their policies. We urge anyone looking to buy travel insurance shops around and reads the terms of their policy closely to ensure that they will be covered in the event of disruption.