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4 Things to Look for When Choosing Travel Insurance for a Cruise

Published by Steven Benna February 15, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL Feb. 15, 2017 — With wave season well underway, travelers are booking cruises at discounted rates. Before deciding whether or not a travel insurance policy is worth the cost, leading comparison site, Squaremouth, explains four benefits to look for when buying a policy for your cruise. Medical and Evacuation Medical and evacuation ...

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Top Travel Insurance Claims Revealed by Squaremouth

Published by Steven Benna February 8, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL Feb. 8, 2017 — For many travelers, feeling comfortable with the claims process is just as important as coverage or price when buying a travel insurance policy. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, compiled information from its providers to reveal the most common, most expensive, and most often denied travel insurance claims. ...

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These Cruise Travel Insurance Myths Can Cost You Money, says Squaremouth

Published by Steven Benna February 7, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL February 7, 2017 — Opting for the insurance offered by a cruise line may be the easiest option, but it doesn’t always provide the best coverage or price for a traveler. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, debunks three myths that can help travelers prepare for a cruise. Myth No. 1: ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of January 2017

Published by Steven Benna February 7, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, FL Feb. 7, 2017 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of January 2017. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers of January 2017 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $405,053.84 2 – Tin Leg – $281,953.50 3 – Global Alert – $278,940.00 4 – ...

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Norovirus Outbreaks: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage for Cruisers

Published by Steven Benna February 1, 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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Local Company Named Finalist for National Customer Service Award

Published by Megan Singh January 24, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 24, 2017 — St. Petersburg-based, Squaremouth, has been nationally recognized by the American Business Awards as a finalist for Customer Service Department of the Year – Financial Services. Squaremouth is the software company behind travel insurance comparison site, squaremouth.com. Developing a seamless online experience and providing exceptional customer service are two ...

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Read This Before You Check “Yes” to Your Cruise Line’s Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh January 24, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 24, 2017 — Cruise lines typically offer travel insurance to their customers, but what does it really cover? Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, explains what travelers should know before buying travel insurance through their cruise line. In most cases, travelers needing general benefits can receive adequate coverage by insuring ...

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2017 Travel Projections: Squaremouth’s 5 Predictions of Traveler Behavior

Published by Megan Singh January 19, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 19, 2017 — The Zika outbreak, major storms, and an uptick in terrorist attacks impacted traveler behavior in 2016, but didn’t stop Americans from traveling, reports leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. Based on data collected from customer purchases on their website, Squaremouth reveals five predictions for traveler behavior in 2017. ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of 2016

Published by Megan Singh January 18, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 18, 2017 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers of 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $3,463,222.07 2 – Global Alert – $2,346,735.00 3 – Tin Leg – $2,264,735.15 4 – AXA Assistance USA ...

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The One Cruise Expense You Aren’t Prepared For, says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh January 17, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 17, 2017 — Travelers planning a cruise pre-pay for excursions and onboard packages, but there is one unexpected expense that can quickly outweigh all the others, says leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. Medical bills on cruise ships can be a significant expense. According to Squaremouth Claims Director Brandi Morse, unavoidable ...

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Winter Storm Jupiter: Travel Insurance No Longer Available for Latest Winter Storm

Published by Megan Singh January 11, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 11, 2017 — Winter Storm Jupiter is expected to become a major ice storm, impacting the Plains, Midwest and Northeast. As travel conditions worsen, leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, says it’s too late to buy travel insurance coverage. Why too late for coverage? Winter Storm Jupiter was officially named on ...

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Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting: Travel Insurance Company Responds to Unfolding Events

Published by Carolyn Leckie January 7, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 7, 2017 — Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport reopened on Saturday, January 7th, a day after a shooter opened fire, killing 5, injuring others and grounding all flights. Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains insurance coverage based on current information released about this event. Limited Coverage for Insured Travelers Travelers with insurance ...

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Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting: Advice for Insured Travelers

Published by Steven Benna January 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 6, 2017 — On Friday, January 6th, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shut down after a shooter opened fire, stopping all departures and arrivals. As the impact of the airport closure spreads to travelers throughout the country, travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, offers advice to those with travel insurance. Contact your provider’s ...

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Winter Storm Helena: Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance as Travel Halts

Published by Megan Singh January 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 6, 2017 — Winter Storm Helena is expected to halt travel in the South and East due to heavy snow and ice. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth says it’s too late to buy travel insurance coverage to protect your flight. Why too late for coverage? Winter Storm Helena was officially ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of December 2016

Published by Megan Singh January 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG FL January 6, 2017 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of December 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for December 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $279,633.48 2 – Global Alert – $218,993.00 3 – Tin leg – $207,135.50 4 – ...

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Winter Storm Fortis: Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Northeast Blizzard

Published by Carolyn Leckie December 29, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. December 29, 2016 — As millions of Americans plan to travel for the New Year’s weekend, Winter Storm Fortis will bring heavy snow, rain and high winds to the Northeast, including New York, where many will gather to ring in the new year. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, explains coverage for ...

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2016 Travel Trends: Squaremouth Report Reveals Changes in Traveler Behavior

Published by Megan Singh December 28, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL DECEMBER 28, 2016 — Health and safety concerns were at the forefront of travelers’ minds this year. Rather than avoiding travel, more Americans opted to protect their trips, according to leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, which reported an 18% increase in the number of insured travelers from the previous year. “Over ...

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Tropical Locations Dominate Top 10 Holiday Destinations, According to Squaremouth Report

Published by Megan Singh December 23, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL December 23, 2016 — As many U.S. travelers look to escape the cold weather this holiday season, leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reveals the 10 most popular holiday destinations among its American customers. Americans are favoring tropical destinations this holiday season. Cuba and Jamaica, both new entrants into the top 10, saw ...

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Holiday Travel Hacks: Squaremouth Explains How to Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches

Published by Carolyn Leckie December 21, 2016

ST PETERSBURG FL December 21, 2016 — A record-breaking number of Americans are expected to travel during the year-end holiday season. Squaremouth, America’s fastest-growing travel insurance comparison site, shares four hacks travelers can use to make sure their holiday travel goes smoothly. Get paid meals and hotel if you’re delayed Most travel insurance policies will ...

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Berlin Christmas Market Attack: 4 Answers for Travelers From Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie December 20, 2016

ST PETERSBURG, FL December 20, 2016 — Following the Dec. 19 truck attack at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, Squaremouth established a travel insurance information center to answer questions about coverage for the attack. Can I still buy travel insurance for my upcoming trip to Germany? Travelers can still buy a policy for their ...

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4 Reasons Not to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Holiday Trip, According to Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie December 15, 2016

ST PETERSBURG FL December 15, 2016 — Travel insurance can help ease holiday travel headaches, but it may not cover every concern. According to leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, these are four times travel insurance won’t help during the holidays. Reason 1: A winter storm is forecasted to affect your trip If you know ...

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Still Time to Buy Travel Insurance For Looming Winter Storm, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh December 12, 2016

ST PETERSBURG FL December 12, 2016 — As more travelers take flight during the holiday season, the impact of delays and cancellations increases. With another winter storm expected to cross the country this week, travelers have a small window to insure their upcoming trips, says leading travel insurance site Squaremouth. What Does Travel Insurance Cover? ...

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Squaremouth Report: Italy is the Top European Destination for U.S. Travelers in 2016

Published by Megan Singh December 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL DECEMBER 7, 2016 — Italy remained the top European destination for American travelers in 2016, according to sales data from Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website. “Overall, Italy is the second most popular international destination for U.S. residents,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “We saw a 17% increase in customers traveling ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of November 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie December 2, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 2, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of November 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for November 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $277,177.44 2 – Global Alert – $225,126.00 3 – Tin leg – $217,047.50 4 – ...

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Wave Season: 3 Questions to Ask Before Buying Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

Published by Megan Singh December 1, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 1, 2016 — As wave season begins, many travelers are taking advantage of cruise sales to book their next vacation. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, shares three questions travelers should ask themselves before buying travel insurance for a cruise. Should I Buy My Cruise Line’s Travel Insurance? Travelers with ...

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Squaremouth Report: Mexico Remains the Top International Destination for American Travelers

Published by Megan Singh November 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 30, 2016 — For the fifth year in a row, Mexico is the top international destination for American travelers, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “Mexico has consistently been the most popular international destination among our customers,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “Despite Zika concerns earlier ...

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Squaremouth Debunks 3 Travel Insurance Myths About Winter Travel

Published by Megan Singh November 22, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 22, 2016 — From heavy snow to icy roads, winter travel is not without its problems. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth asked providers to share the most common misconceptions about winter travel coverage and what travelers should know when searching for a policy for their winter trip.   I Can ...

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2016 Fastest-Growing Destinations: Travel to Alternative Destinations Surges, Says Squaremouth Report

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 18, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 18, 2016 — Cuba and Iceland were the fastest-growing destinations for American travelers in 2016, highlighting a trend of larger numbers of travelers choosing alternative destinations, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “The number of U.S. travelers buying travel insurance for trips to Cuba more than ...

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Meet the New Unlimited Vacation: Squaremouth’s Minimum Vacation Policy

Published by Megan Singh November 17, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 17, 2016 — While unlimited vacation is becoming an increasingly popular perk, it is still met with skepticism. For St. Pete-based company Squaremouth, which has offered unlimited paid vacation for the past 10 years, the solution was simple: a minimum vacation policy. “Unlimited vacation has been an integral part of our ...

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New Zealand Earthquake: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 14, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 14, 2016 — Following a major earthquake on New Zealand’s South Island, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has established the New Zealand Earthquake and Travel Insurance Information Center to explain coverage, including provider position statements, for travelers affected by the earthquake. It is too late to purchase a new policy with ...

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One Year After Paris Attacks: France Travel Stalls, Demand for Terrorism Coverage Spikes, Reports Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 11, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL November 11, 2016 — One year after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, terrorism remains a top concern for American travelers. Demand for travel insurance with Terrorism coverage has tripled for top European destinations over the past year, reports leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “Terrorism is still a major concern ...

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Squaremouth Report: Slow Growth Pushes France Out of Top 5 Destinations

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 7, 2016 — France is the slowest-growing top destination for American travelers in the past year, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “This year marks the first time in the past five years that France has not been among our top five destinations,” said Squaremouth spokesperson ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of October 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 3, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of October 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for October 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $277,812.45 2 – Tin Leg – $213,544.77 3 – Global Alert – $196,175.00 4 – AXA Assistance USA ...

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Thanksgiving Travel: Insurance Will Not Cover Security Delays, Warns Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie November 2, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 2, 2016 — A record number of travelers are expected to fly this Thanksgiving, which means security lines will be at their longest. Travel insurance will not cover travelers who miss their flights due to security delays, cautions leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. Most travel insurance policies include the Travel ...

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Squaremouth Introduces Travel Insurance Products From STA Travel

Published by Megan Singh October 26, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 26, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest-growing travel insurance comparison site, has added STA Travel to its network of travel insurance providers. The company’s Standard International and Explorer Plus travel insurance products are available exclusively through STA Travel and Squaremouth.com. “These unique STA plans offer peace of mind for extended travels,” said ...

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Squaremouth Report: Travel Insurance Sales for Canada Spike in 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 24, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 24, 2016 — Travel to Canada is growing at a faster rate than any other popular destination, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “We’ve seen a huge increase in customers traveling to Canada this year, especially this summer,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “Canada has become ...

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4 Ways to Save Money on Travel Insurance: Squaremouth Shares Do’s and Don’ts

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 20, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 20, 2016 — Travel insurance is meant to protect you from financial distress, not send you into it. The travel insurance experts at Squaremouth share four tips on how to avoid overspending the next time you buy a travel insurance policy. DON’T: Insure More Than Necessary Travel insurance is intended to ...

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The Little-Known Travel Insurance Benefit When a Hurricane Hits Home, Says Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 6, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG FL October 6, 2016 — As Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in the United States, the storm is affecting more than just Caribbean travelers. While many travelers are aware of travel insurance coverage for flight delays or cancellations due to Hurricane Matthew, there is another lesser-known benefit for travelers affected by the hurricane at ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of September 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 5, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of September 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for September 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $283,350.05 2 – Tin Leg – $226,094.00 3 – Global Alert – $188,160.00 4 – ...

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Hurricane Matthew: Too Late to Get Travel Insurance, Says Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie October 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 3, 2016 — Hurricane Matthew serves as an unfortunate reminder that late-season hurricanes can still affect travel, but it is now too late for travelers to get coverage for the storm, says leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “When customers call asking about Hurricane Matthew, we advise them not to buy ...

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Squaremouth Report: Domestic Travel Growing Slower Than International

Published by Steven Benna September 27, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 27, 2016 — International travel is outpacing domestic travel among U.S. residents, according to sales data from leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “The United States remains the top destination among our American customers,” said Squaremouth spokesperson Rachael Taft. “However, travel to popular international destinations, including Mexico and Canada, is growing at ...

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With More Travelers Buying Travel Insurance for Terrorism, Squaremouth Explains What to Look For

Published by Carolyn Leckie September 20, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 20, 2016 — The threat of terrorism remains at the top of mind for many travelers this year, with the number of total searches for travel insurance with Terrorism coverage up 136% over last year, according to leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. A recent Squaremouth report shows the percentage of ...

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Spotlight on Cuba: Travel Rises, Trips More Affordable, Reports Squaremouth

Published by Steven Benna September 13, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 13, 2016 — With travel to Cuba becoming easier for Americans, leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reports a significant increase in the number of customers buying policies for travel to Cuba, while the average cost of a trip to Cuba has decreased. Summer Travel to Cuba Triples 222% more Squaremouth ...

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Zika Virus and Travel: Popular Destinations Remain Resilient, Says Squaremouth Report

Published by Steven Benna September 8, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 8, 2016 — Despite a wave of CDC alerts for the Zika virus since the beginning of the year, Americans are still traveling to affected destinations, according to a report by leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “It does not appear that Zika virus is deterring travelers from going to the most ...

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Hurricane Newton: Can I Cancel My Trip? Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by Carolyn Leckie September 6, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 6, 2016 — As Hurricane Newton makes landfall in Mexico and impacts popular tourist destinations, Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, explains travel insurance coverage for affected travelers. “Travelers may be covered to cancel their trip due to Hurricane Newton if they meet their policy’s requirements for hurricane coverage,” said ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of August 2016

Published by Steven Benna September 2, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 1, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of August 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for August 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $357,055.29 2 – Tin Leg – $281,593.00 3 – Global Alert – $222,550.00 4 – ...

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2016 Fall Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Steven Benna August 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 30, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this fall. Where are Americans traveling this fall? Fall Travel Sees Greatest Growth Among Alternative Destinations 149% increase in Americans insuring trips to Cuba this fall as commercial flights are set to begin 80% decrease in ...

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Squaremouth Trend Report: New Data Shows Travelers Adapting After Terrorism

Published by Steven Benna August 25, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 25, 2016 — Interest in Terrorism coverage continues to grow in the wake of recent terrorist attacks, reports Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site. While the continued threat of terrorism has not stopped Americans from traveling, the report shows a shift in travel to certain European destinations following repeated attacks in the region. Repeated ...

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Italy Earthquake: Squaremouth Explains What Travelers Need to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by Carolyn Leckie August 24, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 24, 2016 — Following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Central Italy, Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison site, has established the Italy Earthquake and Travel Insurance Information Center to answer questions and explain coverage for travelers affected by the earthquake. Travelers who had a policy in place before the earthquake occurred may ...

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Airline Computer Crashes May Not Be Covered by Travel Insurance, Says Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie August 8, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 8, 2016 – Thousands of Delta passengers are stranded due to a system outage and subsequent widespread flight cancellations. Those with travel insurance may have some options, but in many cases, coverage is not as extensive as some might hope, said Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site. Travelers who no ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of July 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie August 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 3, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of July 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for July 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $296,009.59 2 – Tin Leg – $256,055.00 3 – Global Alert – $221,644.00 4 – ...

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Nice Attack: Key Travel Insurance Information From Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie July 15, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 15, 2016 — The recent attack in Nice, France has raised concerns once again about safe travel to Europe. Squaremouth established the Nice Attack and Travel Insurance Information Center to answer travelers’ questions about coverage related to the July 14 attack at a Bastille Day celebration in Southern France. Key Facts ...

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Rio Olympics: Why Aren’t More Americans Insuring Travel to Brazil This Summer?

Published by Carolyn Leckie July 14, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 14, 2016 — Health and safety concerns surrounding this year’s Olympics may have attendees rethinking their trips, but that doesn’t mean they’re buying travel insurance, says leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “The number of customers buying travel insurance for trips to Brazil this summer is nowhere near what it was ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of June 2016

Published by Carolyn Leckie July 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 5, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of June 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for June 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $288,721.08 2 – Tin Leg – $245,458.00 3 – Global Alert – $211,201.00 4 – ...

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2016 Summer Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Carolyn Leckie June 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 30, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this summer. Where are Americans traveling this summer? Boost to Alternative Destinations in Light of Terrorist Threats 70% jump in travel to Canada, overtaking popular European destinations Alternative European destinations grow, with notable increase in policies ...

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Istanbul Airport Attack: What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance, Says Squaremouth

Published by Carolyn Leckie June 29, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 29, 2016 — Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, launched the Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack and Travel Insurance Information Center to answer travelers’ questions about coverage for the June 28 attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport. “Overall, we have seen fewer customers insuring trips to Turkey this year,” said Squaremouth spokesperson ...

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Terrorism’s Impact on Travel: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Trends

Published by Carolyn Leckie June 23, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 23, 2016 — The threat of terrorism is not preventing Americans from traveling, but it is prompting travelers to take more precautions. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reveals notable trends in travel insurance sales that indicate how travelers respond after a terrorist attack. Is Terrorism Affecting How Americans Travel? More ...

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Squaremouth Introduces Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection to Travel Insurance Offerings

Published by Megan Singh June 21, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 21, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has added Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection to its network of providers. The company’s ExactCare travel insurance policy is now available to travelers creating a travel insurance quote on Squaremouth.com. “We are excited about bringing our innovative products, technology and speed of claims ...

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Travelers Are Cautious But Not Canceling After Europe Travel Alert, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh June 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 3, 2016 — Despite the U.S. Department of State’s recent travel alert for Europe, Americans are still making plans to visit the destination, according to Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site. Additionally, more travelers are opting to insure trips to alternative destinations this summer. The five most popular European ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of May 2016

Published by Megan Singh June 2, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 2, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of May 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for May 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $304,832.44 2 – Global Alert – $225,890.00 3 – AXA Assistance USA – $169,413.00 4 ...

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Hurricane Season: 3 Things You Thought You Knew About Travel Insurance That Are Wrong, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh May 31, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 31, 2016 — The worst time to find out you’re wrong about your travel insurance coverage is when a hurricane is threatening to ruin your trip. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth reveals the three biggest misconceptions travelers have about travel insurance for hurricanes. I can buy travel insurance after a ...

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EgyptAir Crash: Travel Insurance Won’t Cover Fear of Terrorism, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh May 19, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 19, 2016 — With speculation that terrorism is to blame, the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 serves as another cause of uncertainty among travelers. Unfortunately for nervous travelers, fear is not enough to trigger travel insurance benefits, says Squaremouth. Fearful Travelers Have Limited Options Despite worries this most recent crash may ...

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2016 Spring Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Travel Insurance Insights

Published by Megan Singh May 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 5, 2016 — Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth details notable trends among Americans traveling this spring. Where are Americans traveling this spring? World Events Impact Americans’ Choices for Spring Travel Destinations Relaxed travel restrictions boost travel to Cuba by 178% With a severe Zika virus outbreak, spring travel to Puerto Rico fell ...

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Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of April 2016

Published by Megan Singh May 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 3, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of April 2016. This is RoamRight’s third consecutive month as Squaremouth’s top-selling provider. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for April 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight – $303,667.94 2 – Global Alert ...

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Earthquakes and Travel Insurance Fact Sheet: Squaremouth Explains Coverage For Affected Travelers

Published by Megan Singh April 19, 2016

Following the recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador, more travelers are asking about what is covered by travel insurance if an earthquake occurs at their destination. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, created a fact sheet about travel insurance coverage if an earthquake occurs at a traveler’s destination before or during their trip. Key ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of March 2016

Published by Megan Singh April 1, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 4, 2016 — Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of March 2016. This is RoamRight’s second consecutive month at No. 1 on Squaremouth’s top-selling provider list. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for March 2016 – Ranked by Premium Sold 1 – RoamRight- $342,009.94 2 – AXA ...

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Alaska Volcano Disrupts Flights: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance for Affected Travelers

Published by Megan Singh March 29, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 29, 2016 — The eruption of Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano has caused flight delays and cancellations for thousands of travelers. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, explains coverage for travelers whose plans have been affected by the eruption. I’m at Home and My Flight Has Been Canceled Travelers whose flights have ...

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Europe Travel Alert: Not a Reason to Cancel Your Trip, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh March 24, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 24, 2016 — The recent terrorist attacks in Brussels have led to a Europe Travel Alert issued by the U.S. Department of State. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, answers the most commonly asked questions about travel insurance coverage related to the travel alert for European countries, which account for ...

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Brussels Terrorist Attacks: Travel Insurance Fact Sheet

Published by Megan Singh March 22, 2016

ST PETERSBURG, FL March 22, 2016 — A series of terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium has shut down transportation and led to a wave of questions and concerns from travelers with plans to visit Europe. Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth explains what travelers need to know now about coverage related to these terrorist attacks. Key ...

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Istanbul Terrorist Bombing Travel Insurance Fact Sheet

Published by Megan Singh March 21, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 21, 2016 — Following the March 19 suicide bombing in Istanbul, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth explains travel insurance coverage related to the terrorist event. Key Facts About Travel Insurance for the Istanbul Terrorist Bombing Travelers May Be Covered to Cancel Trips Due to Terrorist Bombing Travelers may be covered to ...

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Relaxed Cuba Travel Restrictions Increase Travel Insurance Demand, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh March 17, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 17, 2016 — With relaxed restrictions for independent travel to Cuba, and U.S. airlines preparing to begin direct commercial flights to the country, more Americans are expected to travel to Cuba. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, has seen significant growth in demand for travel insurance for Cuba, which ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of February 2016

Published by Megan Singh March 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 7, 2016 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of February 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for February 2016, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – RoamRight – $246,816.62 2 – InsureandGo USA – $197,054.63 3 – AXA Assistance USA – $165,425.00 4 – ...

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Rio Olympics: Zika Threat Has Attendees Exploring Travel Insurance Options, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh March 7, 2016

ST PETERSBURG, FL March 7, 2016 — The Zika virus is causing concern among travelers with plans to attend the 2016 Olympics in Brazil this summer. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, explains travel insurance coverage for Olympic attendees worried about the Zika virus affecting their trip. Travel Insurance Available For Olympic Trips Travelers ...

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Zika Virus and Travel Insurance Fact Sheet: Squaremouth Breaks Down Coverage

Published by Megan Singh February 11, 2016

Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison site, launched the Zika Virus and Travel Insurance Information Center to break down travel insurance coverage for the Zika virus outbreak. This online resource is updated with answers to frequently asked questions, official insurance provider position statements, and current travel health alerts and notices related to the outbreak. Based ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of January 2016

Published by Courtney Pechart February 5, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 5, 2016 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of January 2016. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for January 2016, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – InsureandGo USA – $273,013.56 2 – RoamRight – $202,463.75 3 – AXA Assistance USA – $148,526.00 4 – ...

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Zika Virus, Pregnancy and Travel Insurance: Squaremouth Explains Available Coverage

Published by Megan Singh February 4, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 4, 2016 — The Zika virus outbreak has caused many travelers to rethink their plans, with pregnancy being the main concern. “We’re finding the real reason travelers want to cancel is because of the virus’ impact on pregnancy,” said Jessica Harvey, Customer Service Director at leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. “While ...

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Winter Storm Jonas: Too Late to Get Travel Insurance for Blizzard, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh January 21, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 21, 2016 — Winter Storm Jonas is expected to cause extensive travel delays this weekend as it hits the Northeast. Unfortunately, it is now too late to purchase travel insurance for any coverage related to the storm. Squaremouth, America’s leading travel insurance comparison website, explains why, as well as what coverage ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart January 15, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 15, 2016 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison website, has announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – Tin Leg – $2,901,028.24 2 – InsureandGo USA – $1,875,824.69 3 – RoamRight – $1,490,411.82 4 – Travel Insured ...

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Travel After the Istanbul Bombing: Squaremouth Answers Travel Insurance Questions

Published by Megan Singh January 12, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 12, 2016 — The terrorist bombing of a tourist area in Istanbul may cause concerns among travelers with upcoming trips to the destination. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance website, answers the top three questions about travel insurance coverage related to the Istanbul bombing. Can I cancel my upcoming trip to Istanbul? On ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of December 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart January 6, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 6, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of December 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for December 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – InsureandGo USA – $248,555.44 2 – AXA Assistance USA – $147,919.00 3 – RoamRight – $139,745.63 4 – ...

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2015 Travel Insurance Trends Reveal the State of the Travel Industry, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh December 30, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 30, 2015 — Throughout the past year, major events, from restored diplomatic relations with Cuba to terrorist attacks in Paris, left a lasting impact on the way people travel. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, reveals how the top travel insurance trends of 2015 indicate the state of the ...

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Holiday Travel: Rain or Snow, Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by Megan Singh December 21, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL December 21, 2015 — Holiday travelers will have to worry about more than just blizzards affecting their travel plans this year. While snowstorms are still possible for some, many states will be experiencing a wet Christmas, with the potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of November 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart December 2, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 2, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers in November 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for November 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – InsureandGo USA – $235,905.78 2 – RoamRight – $185,614.50 3 – AXA Assistance USA – $154,041.00 4 – ...

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Travel Insurance Still Available Despite Worldwide Travel Alert, says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh November 24, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL November 24, 2015 — The U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert citing increased terrorist threats, while an “imminent threat” of terrorism has Brussels on a city-wide lockdown. The growing risk of another terrorist attack has led to an influx in questions from travelers with upcoming international trips. Squaremouth, a ...

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Travel in a Time of Terrorism: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by Megan Singh November 20, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL November 20, 2015 — Following last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris and today’s attack at a hotel in Mali, travelers may be looking for coverage to cancel a trip due to a future attack. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, explains four things to know when looking for terrorism coverage in ...

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Paris Terrorist Attacks: 4 Top Travel Insurance Questions Answered by Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh November 14, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL November 14, 2015 — After a series of terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, France has declared a state of emergency and closed its borders. Travelers with plans to visit Paris may be covered by their travel insurance to cancel their upcoming trip. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance website, answers the four ...

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Speculation of Terrorism Not Enough to Trigger Travel Insurance, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh November 6, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 6, 2015 — Thousands of travelers have been left stranded in Egypt, as multiple countries halt flights out of the Sharm el-Sheikh airport following the recent Russian plane crash. While travelers may be inconvenienced, they aren’t covered under travel insurance, at least not yet, according to Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance ...

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Russian Plane Crash: Top 4 Travel Insurance Questions

Published by Megan Singh November 4, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 4, 2015 — Speculation around the Russian Metrojet airplane crash in Egypt has caused growing concerns among travelers. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, answers the four most asked questions about insurance coverage for the event. What if I’m too scared to fly? While the threat of terrorism may leave ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of October 2015

Published by Megan Singh November 3, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 3, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of October 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for October 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – InsureandGo USA – $255,356.46 2 – RoamRight – $161,307.12 3 – Tin Leg – $126,744.50 4 – AXA ...

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Too Many Unknowns in Russian Plane Crash for Travel Insurance Coverage, Says Squaremouth

Published by Courtney Pechart November 3, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL November 2, 2015 — The cause behind Saturday’s crash of a Russian airplane in Egypt is still unknown, but the possibility of a terrorist attack has some travelers considering canceling upcoming trips. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison website, explains why cancellation coverage related to the incident is limited, even for travelers ...

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Insurance May Not Cover Strongest Hurricane on Record

Published by Courtney Pechart October 23, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL October 23, 2015 — Virtually overnight, Hurricane Patricia intensified to the strongest storm on record, with Puerto Vallarta in its path. While residents prepare for the worst, travelers with upcoming trips to the popular destination are left with few options. According to Squaremouth, one of the nation’s leading travel insurance comparison sites, ...

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All Not Lost for Flood Victims Who Had to Cancel Travel Plans, Says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh October 16, 2015

ST PETERSBURG, FL October 16, 2015 — The devastation caused by severe flooding in South Carolina ruined more than homes for some. Squaremouth, one of the nation’s leading travel insurance comparison sites, fielded questions and concerns from residents forced to cancel pre-planned trips due to flooded homes. Fortunately for those with a travel insurance policy, ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of September, 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart October 1, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 1, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of September, 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for September, 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – InsureandGo USA – $204,996.31 2 – AXA Assistance USA – $194,434.00 3 – Tin Leg – $144,109.00 4 ...

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Computer Failures and Flying, Squaremouth Explains What’s Covered

Published by Courtney Pechart September 17, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 17, 2015 – American Airlines was forced to ground flights departing from Chicago, Dallas and Miami on Thursday due to widespread computer failures. This is the most recent in a series of computer issues impacting travelers. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains the travel insurance coverage available when ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of August, 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart September 4, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 4, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of August, 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for August, 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – AXA Assistance USA – $228,655.00 2 – InsureandGo USA – $224,817.51 3 – Tin Leg – $213,835.00 4 ...

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Travel Trends: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage for Vacation Rentals

Published by Courtney Pechart August 7, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, August 11, 2015 – Vacation rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO have become trendy alternatives to hotels. With their growing popularity, comes questions about how this new type of expense can be insured. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains how travel insurance coverage applies to accommodation rentals. Insuring Unconventional ...

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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of July, 2015

Published by Courtney Pechart August 3, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 3, 2015 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers of July, 2015. Top-Selling Travel Insurance Providers for July, 2015, Ranked by Premium Sold: 1 – AXA Assistance USA – $278,677.00 2 – Tin Leg – $227,878.50 3 – InsureandGo USA – $171,768.14 4 ...

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Travel Insurance May Not Bailout Travelers from Trips to Greece

Published by Megan Singh July 9, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 9, 2015 – The tourism industry is feeling the impact of Greece’s economic crisis as travelers reconsider visiting the popular destination. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains why insurance may offer little relief to travelers visiting Greece. Current Events Mostly Not Covered The Trip Cancellation benefit within a ...

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