Sister of British man, 28, who faces large medical bill after motorbike crash in Thailand warns travellers to check their insurance policy ‘small print’ after company refused to pay

  • Adam Davies, 28, was badly injured in motorbike crash in Thailand on Boxing Day
  • It turned out Mr Davies’ travel insurance only covered 31 days, which had expired
  • His family raised £20,000 and are urging travellers to understand their policies 
  • Sister Jess, 30, said: ‘Nobody reads the small print, but I urge everybody to do it’ 

The family of a man facing soaring medical bills after crashing his motorbike in Thailand are encouraging backpackers to doublecheck their travel insurance documents.

28-year-old Adam Davies was left with a fractured skull and other serious injuries as a result of the Boxing Day collision on the island of Ko Tao.

Mr Davies is still being treated in a hospital in Koh Samui and his parents have flown out to watch over him, the BBC reports.

The motoring enthusiast, of Dinas Cross, Pembrokeshire, south Wales, was shocked to be left with medical costs which were no longer covered under his travel policy.

28-year-old Adam Davies was left with a fractured skull and other serious injuries as a result of the Boxing Day collision on the island of Ko Tao

28-year-old Adam Davies was left with a fractured skull and other serious injuries as a result of the Boxing Day collision on the island of Ko Tao

Mr Davies' sister Jess (pictured together), 30, urged travellers to check the small print of their policies

Mr Davies’ sister Jess (pictured together), 30, urged travellers to check the small print of their policies

His family managed to fundraise almost £22,000 to cover his medical expenses and are now urging backpackers to be vigilant about travel insurance.

Mr Davies’ sister Jess, 30, said that while her brother had worldwide travel insurance, his policy did not cover medical expenses for any period

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