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An annual travel policy has been launched with discounts for voluntary excesses on claims other than for personal belongings. Hiscox Annual Travel would normally cost pounds 180 for a family of four taking a winter sports holiday and a summer holiday each year plus business travel for one adult. But with a pounds 500 excess the cost would drop to pounds 126. Hiscox Underwriting 071-283 0004.
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