My title
How Coronavirus may affect your policy | Can I claim? Find out more

Travel And Technology

  • Published on

When you’re about to leave work on that last day before your holiday, it’s a great feeling. There are though some people who do need to keep in touch with the office even whilst they’re away. We’ve looked at some of the important factors around using technology when you travel.

Travel And Technology

TIP : Be careful about posting too much on social media advertising the fact that your home is empty!

Some people will need to stay connected, some people just want to, some couldn’t think of anything worse and some just don’t know the best way to go about it.

We looked at the two sides of the coin so you can choose, heads or tails?

Staying Connected

On our Staying Connected While You Travel page, we’ve looked at some of the best ways to stay in contact whilst you’re away. Whether it’s for work or pleasure, if you need to stay online there are some great ways to make it as simple as possible so you can get on with your holiday.

From finding out about what you network provider can do for you, to setting your ‘out of office’ at work, there is lots of advice on how to make sure you stay in touch and avoid some of the worries that go with it. Will it cost you? What will your boss say? And what about the best way to manage social media?

TIP : Be careful about posting too much on social media advertising the fact that your home is empty!

CHARGING DEVICES WHILST TRAVELLING

If you are looking to keep connected, it might be worth looking at some of the options available to charge a device while travelling.

Some of these options are battery powered, some will just use a bit of your own energy and some of them can just use water or the sun! And if we’ve missed one out, don’t forget to let us know so we can include your tips.

DISCONNECTING WHILE YOU TRAVEL

Now that you know everything about keeping in touch, what about those of you who would like a complete disconnect from the outside world?

We also have a few tips on disconnecting while you’re on holiday if you’d rather not be reached.

If you want to limit who you keep in contact with, there are also a few ideas on the beat way to remove those work related messages but still keep in touch with your friends and family.

Mobile phone charging when travelling

Auther
Andy Chapman

Andy Chapman

What is the traffic light system and how does it work?

Published on May 11, 2021

On Friday evening Transport Secretary Grant Shapps unveiled the English Government’s eagerly anticipated Travel Traffic Light System. Which countries are on the Green list? Can I travel to an Amber ...

Vaccine passport “a fact of life” says PM.

Published on April 8, 2021

As we prepare to leave the third government enforced lockdown behind us, one key issue is yet to be decided… How will the introduction of a Vaccine Passport play a part of our everyday lives? &nb...

Europe's third wave, will I need a vaccination passport?

Published on March 29, 2021

After Boris Johnson’s announcement that the UK was to enter its third lockdown on January 6th 2021, the prospect of a summer holiday felt somewhat unattainable. That all changed as England’s ‘ro...

I was very impressed by the level of service.

They beat the competition by a country mile! Super happy and will most certainly be buying insurance with them again.

ERGO Customer - December 2019