I’m not dead yet!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Buying travel insurance for my imminent trip to China (Shanghai and Beijing over two weeks – very excited!) I was a little concerned at some of the small print in different policies.

One insurer offered to pay me £50 every day in the event I am kidnapped. Up to a maximum of £500. Go figure.

Another promised to pay for me to be cremated or buried, but omitted the clause “in the event of your death”. Fearing some overzealous undertaker knocking on my hotel bedroom door, I decided not to go with them.

Reminds me of this classic sequence from Monty Python and the Meaning of Life:

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