USA – Winter Storms

Squaremouth's Winter Storm and Travel Insurance Information Center explains travel insurance coverage for winter storms ...

December 2019

New Zealand – Volcano Eruption

A volcano on New Zealand's White Island erupted on Monday, December 9, 2019, killing at least 16 people and hospitalizing more than 30. Additional eruptions ...

December 2019

Italy – Venice Flooding

Heavy rainfall in Northern Italy has been prolonged in Venice, bringing flooding to the famous tourist destination. On November 12, 2019, the high waters in Venice ...

November 2019

California – Wildfires

Multiple wildfires are raging throughout California, burning more than 100,000 acres of land and evacuating hundreds of thousands of people from the affected regions ...

October 2019

United Kingdom – Thomas Cook Bankruptcy

Thomas Cook, the world's oldest tour operator, ceased operations for financial reasons on September 23, 2019. The company's collapse stranded more than 600,000 ...

September 2019

Caribbean – Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian formed in the Atlantic Ocean on August 24th, 2019, with a path that includes The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, and the East ...

August 2019

China – Hong Kong Airport Protests

Update: Large crowds of protesters have shut down Hong Kong's International Airport for the second day in a row, suspending all check-ins ...

August 2019

Dominican Republic – Tourist Deaths

As of June 24, 2019, 10 American tourists have died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic this year. Many other travelers have experienced illnesses that lasted ...

June 2019

Worldwide – WOW Air Closure

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, WOW Air announced on its website a cease of operations, and canceled all of its flights. Many surprised travelers worldwide were ...

March 2019