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What Cruisers Need to Know About Travel Insurance After COVID-19, Explained by Squaremouth

Last Updated: 09/24/2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. May 14, 2020 — Major cruise lines have announced they plan to resume sailings as early as August 1. For travelers planning to book a cruise post-COVID-19, travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, explains what they need to know about travel insurance.  Coverage for Contracting COVID-19 Still Available Travelers booking cruises now, or […]

Don’t Buy Travel Insurance Now for the Coronavirus, Says Squaremouth

Last Updated: 02/13/2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. February 13, 2020 —  Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains why travelers concerned about the coronavirus should not purchase a new travel insurance policy for an existing trip.  Don’t Pay for a Policy That Won’t Cover Concerns The biggest concern of travelers is being able to cancel a trip due to fear […]

Travel Insurance Explained As Coronavirus Impacts Travel Worldwide

Last Updated: 02/07/2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. February 7, 2020 — The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency, causing cancelled flights, rerouted cruises and additional traveler screenings worldwide. As the situation escalates, travelers may now be experiencing a widespread impact on international travel.  Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, breaks down travel insurance coverage and […]

Norovirus Outbreak: The Cruiser’s Guide to What’s Covered by Travel Insurance

Last Updated: 01/15/2019

ST. PETERSBURG Fla. January 15, 2019 — Last week, a Norovirus outbreak aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise sickened hundreds and forced the ship to return to port early, spurring a wave of questions and concerns from travelers with upcoming cruises. Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains travel insurance coverage for travelers worried about Norovirus affecting […]

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

Last Updated: 01/03/2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. January 3, 2019 – Cruises are among the most in demand vacations in the United States, more than tripling in popularity over the past 5 years, according to data from travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth. Many travelers are taking advantage of cruise sales to book their next vacation and relying on travel […]

Check These 4 Things Before Getting Travel Insurance For Your Alaskan Cruise

Last Updated: 04/04/2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. April 4, 2018 – Alaskan cruises are among the most popular vacations in the United States and many travelers look to travel insurance to protect their investment. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, breaks down coverage for travelers’ most common concerns. What Happens If My Cruise Leaves Without Me? Airline delays and […]

Travel Insurance May Not Cover These Onboard Cruise Activities, According to Squaremouth

Last Updated: 03/01/2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. March 1, 2018 – With high onboard medical costs, cruisers look to travel insurance to protect themselves. However, they may not realize that participating in certain activities can lead to a claim denial. For example, rock climbing and surfing are commonly excluded. Now cruise lines are offering onboard simulators of these and […]

The 4 Biggest Mistakes That Could Make Your Cruise Travel Insurance Worthless

Last Updated: 02/06/2018

February 6, 2018 — A record-breaking 2017 hurricane season that damaged popular cruise destinations and an icy winter that temporarily closed some airports caused many travelers to lose money. Now as cruise lines are offering their largest discounts of the year, known as ‘Wave Season’, cruisers are making their travel plans and hoping to protect […]

Travel Insurance for Cruise Excursions: What’s Not Covered and How to Get It, says Squaremouth

Last Updated: 03/22/2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL March 22, 2017 — Most cruise lines offer on-shore excursions to travelers, but many of the popular excursions they sell may not be covered by travel insurance, warns leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth. “Many travelers think buying excursions through their cruise line means they would automatically be covered by their travel […]

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