Travel Insurance Claims Triple as CDC Changes US Entry Rules

ST. PETERSBURG Fla. June 23, 2022 — Earlier this month, the CDC made the long-awaited change removing requirements for US residents to submit a negative COVID-19 test prior to reentry into the country. Experts say the move correlates with an increase in international travel. According to travel insurance aggregator Squaremouth, international travel has returned to […]

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U.S. Tourist Destinations Indicate Return to Normalcy This Spring Break

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. March 10, 2022 — Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic dictated where U.S. travelers could go. Now, as borders remain open, traveler behavior is taking a familiar turn. Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, analyzed spring break trip data to reveal the current trends that could indicate the return of normalcy […]

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2 Years Later: Covid Concerns Evolving, But Still Top of Mind for Travelers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. February 16, 2021 — Two years after the domestic onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, traveler uncertainty is still at an all-time high. Consumer data gathered by travel insurance aggregator, Squaremouth.com, reveals three ways Covid-19 is still shaping traveler behavior: Covid Leads Travel Insurance Demand Squaremouth reports a 181% increase in travel insurance […]

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Covid-19 Tests and Travel Insurance: What Is and Isn’t Covered

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 6, 2022 — A rise in Covid cases has led to a shortage in testing supplies and delays in results internationally. While the majority of countries have remained open to US tourists, entry rules surrounding testing guidelines continue to change to combat the surge. The logistics of securing an approved Covid-19 […]

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4 New Holiday Travel Trends Revealed

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (December 15, 2021) — As droves of US tourists prepare to travel this holiday season, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com says the lingering impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are evident in their booking behavior. Squaremouth analyzed data from thousands of policies purchased for travel this holiday season to identify four new trends […]

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Omicron Variant Leads to Spike in Travel Insurance: Here’s What Is and Isn’t Covered

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. December 2, 2021 — Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, reports a 53% increase in travel insurance sales following the news of the Omicron variant. According to Squaremouth, demand for travel insurance had already been steadily increasing as borders opened and traveler confidence improved. Sales peaked in the third quarter, surpassing that of […]

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Europe is Top Destination for US Travelers Amid Entry Rule Change

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. August 31, 2021 — In September, travel to Europe will reach its highest point in over a year, accounting for 40% of all trips that month, according to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com. This comes as the EU recommends restricting entry to US travelers amid the spreading Delta variant. Half of Squaremouth’s […]

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Nearly Half of Top US Tourist Destinations are Listed as Highest Covid-19 Risk

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. August 18, 2021 — The CDC recently added seven countries to their highest travel risk level for Covid-19. According to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com, four of these countries – Israel, France, Iceland and Aruba – are among the most popular destinations for US tourists. With the addition of these countries, Squaremouth […]

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Required Travel Insurance Becoming More Popular, says Squaremouth

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. July 28, 2021 — Countries and cruise lines are turning to travel insurance as a resource to regain tourism. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, 18 countries have begun requiring visitors travel with insurance for Covid-19. Recently, Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Disney cruise lines announced similar requirements of non-vaccinated travelers. Travel […]

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