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 […]

What to Watch Out for When Offered Travel Insurance Through Your Cruise Line, Explained by Squaremouth

Last Updated: 03/15/2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL March 15, 2017 — Travelers often purchase travel insurance through their cruise line because it’s the easy thing to do, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best option. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains what travelers should watch out for when offered their cruise line’s travel insurance. Cruise insurance is either […]

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Invalidate Your Travel Insurance Claim on a Cruise

Last Updated: 03/02/2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL March 2, 2017 — Cruises are about relaxing and getting away, but being too relaxed or mishandling a travel insurance claim can cost travelers thousands. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, warns travelers of three mistakes that can invalidate their claim. Mistake No. 1: Drinking Too Much Travel insurance typically does not […]

Norovirus Outbreaks: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage for Cruisers

Last Updated: 02/01/2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL Feb. 1, 2017 — Norovirus outbreaks are spreading throughout the United States, not only affecting travelers while on a cruise, but preventing some from taking a trip altogether. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, answers four common questions about travel insurance coverage for cruisers who face a higher risk of contracting the […]

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