DIRECT LINE is offering a new "long-stay" travel insurance policy for periods between three and 18 months. Premiums are based on geography, age, duration of travel and destination. A 25-year-old spending 18 months abroad would pay pounds 610. A 22-year-old spending 10 months in Australia would spend pounds 304. The cost for a 19-year-old travelling for six months through Europe would be pounds 198. Call 0181 6802121.

Norwich and Peterborough is enhancing its Fast-Track mortgage range by offering pounds 200 towards the cost of legal fees on completion of the mortgage. For details call 01733 372372.