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Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of March 2014

Published by April 3, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 3, 2014 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top selling travel insurance providers for March 2014. Top Selling Travel Insurance Providers for March 2014 1 – Tin Leg – $429,462.50 2 – CSA Travel protection – $240,266.30 3 – Travel Insured International – $132,348.00 4 – […]

Spring Break Travel Insurance: A Guide for Parents from Squaremouth

Published by March 12, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 12, 2014 – Spring break is right around the corner, and while most students would rather buy a new bathing suit than a travel insurance policy, their parents know better. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains why the parents of spring breakers may want to consider a travel insurance […]

Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of February 2014

Published by March 7, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 7, 2014 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top selling travel insurance providers for February 2014. Top Selling Travel Insurance Providers for February 2014 1 – Tin Leg – $303,228.00 2 – CSA Travel protection – $218,160.00 3 – Travel Insured International – $143,163.50 4 – […]

Three Travel Insurance Lessons from the Polar Vortex, says Squaremouth

Published by February 13, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 13, 2014 – In January of 2014, a weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex swept the nation. It led to an unprecedented winter storm season and stranded travelers from Atlanta to Minnesota. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains three lessons travelers can learn from the polar vortex. […]

Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of January 2014

Published by February 12, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 12, 2014 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top selling travel insurance providers for January 2014. Top Selling Travel Insurance Providers for January 2014 1 – CSA Travel Protection – $226,383.07 2 – Seven Corners Inc. – $198,356.51 3 – Tin Leg – $193,485.00 4 – […]

3 Lessons Learned from Denied Travel Insurance Claims, says Squaremouth

Published by January 30, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 30, 2014 – More often than not, the claims process is successful. However, some travelers find their insurance claims are denied for reasons that could have been avoided. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, spoke with three major travel insurance providers to offer three lessons learned from denied claims. […]

Considering Canceling Sochi Plans for Fear of Terrorism? Squaremouth Advises Travel Insurance May Not Pay Out

Published by January 22, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 22, 2014 – In the wake of recent terrorist threats, many travelers attending the 2014 Olympics are questioning the safety of Sochi. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains the implications of these threats for travelers with travel insurance policies, and how those without a policy could still get […]

Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers of 2013

Published by January 10, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 10, 2014 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announces its top selling travel insurance providers of  2013. WHAT IS SQUAREMOUTH: Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Squaremouth provides an unbiased platform where each product sells based on coverage […]

Squaremouth Surprises Travelers

Published by January 8, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 8, 2014 – Two traveling parties started the new year with a surprise from Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site. The company sent $1000 to both the last customer of 2013 and the first customer of 2014. Travelers from Oregon and California were the recipients. Squaremouth is no stranger […]

Squaremouth Launches Travel Insurance Products from Tin Leg

Published by December 17, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 17, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is introducing Tin Leg as its newest travel insurance provider. The addition of Tin Leg’s three policies to the Squaremouth site allows travelers to choose from over 130 products, from 25 different providers. Tin Leg is a new travel insurance […]

Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Providers of November 2013

Published by December 12, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 12, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers for November of 2013. Seven Corners topped the list, selling 953 policies, nearly doubling their November sales year-over-year. Travel Insured International came in second with 467 policies sold. RoamRight moved into the number three […]

Four Tips to Help Travelers Protect Holiday Gifts by Squaremouth

Published by November 22, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 22, 2013 – The onset of winter means holiday trips home, and for many, this means traveling with presents in tow. As this is the busiest time of the year, some luggage will inevitably go missing. While there is no replacement for the perfect present, insurance may at least allow the […]

Squaremouth Announces the Top Travel Insurance Provider of October 2013

Published by November 15, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 15, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers for October of 2013. Seven Corners was named the top selling provider during this period, selling 1,012 policies, nearly doubling their sales year over year. The RoundTrip Economy policy was the top selling individual […]

Squaremouth Announces Top Travel Insurance Providers for the Third Quarter 2013

Published by October 31, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 31, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced its top-selling travel insurance providers for the third quarter of 2013. Seven Corners captured the top spot selling 2,360 policies, equating to 17.40% of all policies sold by Squaremouth. CSA Travel Protection was the number two provider, selling 2,097 […]

Squaremouth Launches Travel Insurance Products from APRIL Travel Protection

Published by October 16, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 16, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is proud to introduce APRIL Travel Protection as its newest travel insurance provider. APRIL Travel Protection adds five new travel insurance policies to Squaremouth’s growing product list, increasing the total number of available policies to 114. APRIL’s policies are designed […]

How Travel Insurance Applies for the Nairobi Mall Attack, Says Squaremouth

Published by September 27, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 27, 2013 – The terrorist attack at the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 21st resulted in over 175 injuries and 62 deaths. Though authorities now have the situation under control, travelers may be reconsidering trips to the nearby area. Squaremouth compiles position statements released from each of their 23 travel […]

Provider Position Statements on the Nairobi Mall Attack

Published by September 26, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 26, 2013 – The terrorist attack at the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 21st resulted in over 175 injuries and 62 deaths. Though authorities now have the situation under control, travelers may be reconsidering trips to the nearby area. Squaremouth compiles position statements released from each of their 23 travel […]

Squaremouth Announces CSA Travel Protection as Top Travel Insurance Provider for July 2013

Published by August 12, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 12, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced CSA Travel Protection as its top-selling travel insurance provider for July 2013. Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Its comparison engine provides an unbiased platform where each product sells […]

Travel Insurance Coverage in Question After U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert Over Terrorism Threats, Says Squaremouth

Published by August 3, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 3, 2013 – Following the U.S. State Department’s announcement of al Qaeda-related terrorism threats abroad, many travelers are questioning if travel insurance can help when threats of terrorism compromise travel safety. In an effort to clarify travel insurance coverage, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is requesting position statements […]

Provider Position Statements for U.S. Global Travel Alert

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Squaremouth’s travel insurance providers have provided the following position statements to help travelers better understand how travel insurance coverage applies to the U.S. Global Travel Alert that was announced Friday, August 2, 2013. Squaremouth will continue to update this information as it becomes available. iTravelInsured – iTravelInsured plans provide coverage for the peril of a terrorist incident as defined […]

Schengen Visas and Travel Insurance: What Travelers Need to Know, says Squaremouth

Published by July 29, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 29, 2013 – Before heading off on European summer vacations, travelers should pay special attention to what travel insurance coverage is required to obtain a Schengen visa and travel freely between European countries. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains what travelers need to know about travel insurance when […]

The Fine Print: What’s Not Covered by Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by July 22, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 22, 2013 – Travel insurance doesn’t cover everything, and navigating the fine print in travel insurance can be difficult, even for the most seasoned travelers. The frustration of not knowing what’s covered can be easily avoided when travelers know what to look for. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, […]

Squaremouth Announces CSA Travel Protection as Top Travel Insurance Provider for June 2013

Published by July 15, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 15, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced CSA Travel Protection as its top-selling travel insurance provider for June 2013. CSA captured 19.22% of total premium sold on Squaremouth.com. Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. It’s comparison […]

Tropical Storm Chantal: A Timely Reminder about Travel Insurance During Hurricane Season, says Squaremouth

Published by July 10, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 10 2013 – According to Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, it is too late to purchase travel insurance for Tropical Storm Chantal. Weather-related claims on any policies purchased after the storm was named on Sunday, July 7, may not be paid. Chantal is forecasted to make landfall in […]

Squaremouth Announces CSA Travel Protection as Top Travel Insurance Provider for May 2013

Published by June 13, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 12, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced CSA Travel Protection as its top-selling travel insurance provider for May 2013. CSA captured 19.22% of premium sales on Squaremouth.com for the month of May and has been Squaremouth’s top-selling insurance provider for five consecutive months. Squaremouth is a […]

Air Traffic Controller Strike in France triggers Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

Published by June 12, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 12, 2013 – Travelers are being affected by hundreds of flight delays and cancellations due to an air traffic controller strike in France that started Tuesday. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains how travel insurance benefits can help travelers stuck in the following scenarios because of the strike. […]

Squaremouth’s 5 Quick Tips for Travel Insurance During Hurricane Season

Published by June 3, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 3, 2013 – With an extremely active hurricane season approaching, travelers should know how to avoid potentially devastating financial losses when storms disrupt travel plans. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, has released these five quick tips for purchasing travel insurance coverage during hurricane season. 1 – All policies […]

Squaremouth Announces CSA Travel Protection as Top Travel Insurance Provider for April 2013

Published by May 17, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 17, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced CSA Travel Protection as its top-selling travel insurance provider for April 2013. Out of 23 providers offering policies on Squaremouth.com, CSA captured 22.36% of premium sales, making it the top-selling travel insurance provider for the fourth consecutive month. Squaremouth […]

Squaremouth Reports 2013 First Quarter Financial Results

Published by May 16, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida May 16, 2013 – Squaremouth announces financial results for its first quarter ending March 31, 2013. The combined premium sold within this period was $3,145,757.07 which is a 33% increase on the same period in 2012. The independent travel insurance comparison website sold 14,308 policies in the quarter compared to the 10,709 policies sold in the […]

After Boston Marathon Bombing Travel Insurance Coverage is in Question , says Squaremouth

Published by April 16, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 16, 2013 – A massive investigation continues today after two explosives detonated at the Boston Marathon, killing three people. While Boston airports are operating normally today, many travelers are questioning the security of traveling to the Boston area. In an effort to clarify travel insurance coverage, Squaremouth is requesting position statements […]

Provider Position Statements for Boston Marathon Bombing

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Squaremouth’s travel insurance providers have provided the following position statements to help travelers better understand how travel insurance coverage applies to those traveling to Boston after the Boston Marathon bombing that occurred Monday, April 15th. Squaremouth will continue to update this information as it becomes available. CSA Travel Protection – Two bombs struck near the finish […]

Squaremouth Announces CSA Travel Protection as Top Travel Insurance Provider for March 2013

Published by April 12, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 12, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announced CSA Travel Protection as its top-selling travel insurance provider for March 2013. CSA captured 22.79% of overall premium sales last month and 21.79% of premium sales so far this year. Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products […]

Top 5 Things Travelers Don’t Understand About Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

Published by March 28, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 28, 2013 – One of the biggest challenges with travel insurance is that the way a travel insurance provider defines benefits may be quite different than the way travelers would define them. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains the top five things travelers misunderstand when it comes to […]

Squaremouth Launches Travel Health Insurance Products from GeoBlue

Published by February 27, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 26, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is proud to announce the launch of international medical plans from GeoBlue. Squaremouth’s website gives travelers the ability to compare travel health insurance and international medical plans from 24 of the industry’s most reputable providers. GeoBlue brings four new plans […]

Lessons Learned About Travel Insurance from February’s Severe Winter Storms, says Squaremouth

Published by February 21, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 21, 2013 – Winter storm warnings have been issued for several states stretching across the Midwest in preparation for yet another powerful storm threatening to dump as much as a foot of snow in some areas. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, shares travel insurance tips for those impacted […]

Carnival Triumph Disaster Travel Insurance – Squaremouth Advises

Published by February 15, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 15, 2013 – More than 4,000 passengers and crewmembers disembarked this morning at the Port of Mobile after enduring five days aboard the Carnival Triumph without electricity and working toilets. Carnival is doing its best to compensate travelers for losses, but many travelers are questioning whether travel insurance could compensate future […]

3 Reasons Not to Buy Travel Insurance Through a Cruise Line, Warns Squaremouth

Published by February 14, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 14, 2013 – Knowing where to buy travel insurance this wave season could prevent one mistake many travelers make. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, warns travelers of the disadvantages of buying cruise line travel insurance. “There are considerable differences between purchasing travel insurance through a cruise line and […]

Squaremouth Warns Travelers Impacted by Winter Blast of Their Travel Insurance Limits

Published by February 8, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 8, 2013 – A powerful winter storm system is threatening to dump feet of snow across the Northeast this weekend. With some of the country’s busiest airports in the line of fire, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, advises travelers how to apply travel insurance benefits when winter storms alter […]

Squaremouth Launches Travel Insurance Products from Allianz

Published by February 1, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL February 1, 2013 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is proud to announce Allianz Global Assistance as its newest provider. Squaremouth.com is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Established in 2006, the company has grown 900% from $1 million to $10 […]

Squaremouth’s Tips for Using Travel Insurance to Survive Winter Storm Delays

Published by January 30, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 30, 2013 – Severe winter storms systems aiming at the Midwest and Northeast this week have impacted travel plans at some of the busiest airports across the country. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, offers these tips for getting the most out of travel insurance when winter storms strike. […]

Squaremouth’s Tips for Cruisers This Wave Season

Published by January 26, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 26, 2013 – As with any type of vacation, there’s a lot that can go wrong on a cruise. Missed departures, cancellations and ship-wide virus outbreaks are a few of the headaches cruise-goers can run into. According to Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, travel insurance may help travelers sidestep some of […]

Squaremouth Releases Top U.S. Travel Trends for 2012

Published by January 15, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 15, 2013 – America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, released national statistics today revealing insights into the company’s most popular sales trends for 2012. What is Squaremouth? Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Established in 2006, the company has grown from […]

Squaremouth’s 2012 U.S. Travel Trends Fact Sheet

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2012 Travel Insurance Outlook – The overall cost of travel insurance increased nearly 1% since 2006 – In 2012, travelers spent an average of 5.5% of their total trip cost on travel insurance – The average trip cost increased from $3,742.73 to $4,970.70 – Policy cost increased from $182.91 in 2006 to $276.42 in 2012 […]

Squaremouth Announces Top Selling U.S. Travel Insurance Provider for 2012

Published by January 11, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 11, 2013 – According to Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, Travel Insured International of East Hartford, CT. is the top selling travel insurance provider of 2012. What is Squaremouth? Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Established in 2006, […]

Squaremouth’s 4 Secrets for Finding the Right Travel Insurance in 2013

Published by January 4, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 4, 2013 – Travel insurance can save travelers from huge financial losses when unexpected events throw a wrench in plans. Any experienced traveler is bound to have horror stories about travel disasters that could have been minimized if a travel insurance policy had been purchased. The experts at travel insurance comparison site, […]

Squaremouth’s 5 Tips to Avoid Missing Out On Travel Insurance Benefits

Published by January 3, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January, 3, 2013 – Travelers often choose to protect their vacation dollars with travel insurance in case an unexpected event interferes with travel plans. Unfortunately, there is one momentous mistake frequently made when buying policies. According to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, waiting too long to purchase a policy after making an […]

Powerful Winter Storms? Travel Insurance to the Rescue.

Published by December 28, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 28, 2012 – Powerful winter storms have suspended thousands of flights across the country, wreaking havoc on post-holiday travel plans. Those who purchased travel insurance and planned ahead are reaping the benefits, while others are left with limited options for reaching their final destinations. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance agency, […]

Holiday Travelers Stranded when Missed Connections Aren’t Covered, warns Squaremouth

Published by December 24, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 24, 2012 – This week marks one of the busiest travel times of the year at airports across the country. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is reminding travelers to choose wisely when considering coverage for missed or delayed flights. Initially, the differences between trip interruption and missed connection […]

It’s Too Late to Purchase Travel Insurance for Issued Blizzard Warning, says Squaremouth

Published by December 20, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 20, 2012 – Heavy snowfall and extreme winds may threaten this weekend’s holiday travel as blizzard conditions sweep across the Midwest. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, warns travelers it is too late to buy travel insurance to cover cancellations due to weather. “The recently issued blizzard warning is […]

Don’t Spend Extra to Protect Winter Ski Trips, says Squaremouth

Published by December 19, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 19, 2012 – Ski resorts are popular destinations this winter as families and adventure seekers alike plan to hit the slopes at the peak of ski season. Since many turn to travel insurance for protection against accidents and injuries, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site advises travelers to avoid […]

5 Tips to Trim Travel Insurance Costs Without Skimping on Coverage

Published by December 13, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 13, 2012 – Understanding just a few travel insurance benefits can save travelers hundreds of dollars according to Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site. 1 – Don’t insure trip costs that aren’t eligible for reimbursement Any pre-paid, non-refundable trip costs are eligible to be insured on a policy. However, […]

Squaremouth’s 5 Must-Haves for the Holiday Traveler

Published by December 7, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 7, 2012 – Nothing wreaks more havoc on holiday travel plans than flight delays, bad weather, and flu season. Having the right travel insurance benefits can alleviate unwanted stress during one of the busiest travel times of the year. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance agency, advises travelers of the five […]

Squaremouth’s Cheat Sheet for Travel Insurance

Published by December 5, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 5, 2012 – Choosing the best travel insurance policy can be a challenge for travelers who are unsure about their coverage needs. Because there are so many different benefits and options available, it is important that travelers understand a policy and its exclusions before making a purchase. The travel insurance experts […]

Squaremouth Announces the Launch of Products from RoamRight

Published by November 26, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 26, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, is pleased to announce the launch of products from its newest provider, RoamRight. Customers can now view and compare plans from 22 top travel insurance providers on squaremouth.com. “Because the coverage needs of travelers vary, we want our site to include a wide variety […]

Acts of War Not Covered Under Travel Insurance, Says Squaremouth

Published by November 23, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 23, 2012 – The cross-border rocket fire between Israel and Gaza has caused multiple deaths over several days of intense fighting. The unrest has put many travelers’ plans in jeopardy, leaving them to contemplate cancelling travel arrangements, and hoping travel insurance will reimburse them for their losses. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing […]

The Five Biggest Mistakes Made When Buying Travel Insurance

Published by November 20, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – November 20, 2012 – Because the language is legal in nature, deciphering the definitions and exclusions of travel insurance policies can be difficult. Squaremouth, America’s fastest-growing travel insurance comparison site, regularly receives policy questions because of this. The following list provides the most common mistakes made when purchasing travel insurance in […]

Squaremouth Experts Demystify “Emergency Medical” Coverage

Published by November 13, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – November 13, 2012 – As the holiday travel season approaches, many travelers will purchase travel insurance to protect their vacation dollars. In addition to cancellation and delay benefits, medical coverage is often a primary concern. For international travelers, emergency medical coverage is one of the most sought-after benefits. The coverage available with […]

Hurricane Sandy Leaves Many Questioning the Value of Travel Insurance

Published by November 9, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 9, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy left a path of devastation, killing 50 and causing an estimated $50 billion in damage.  In the storm’s aftermath, many affected vacationers with travel insurance policies have found out the hard way that they did not have the coverage they thought they had. Squaremouth, America’s fastest-growing […]

Hurricane Sandy – What Travelers Need to Know

Published by October 31, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 31, 2012 – With a full month remaining for the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison website, offers travelers essential tips and terms to help understand hurricane coverage. “Often, travelers are unaware of the full range of benefits in a policy,” says Chris Harvey, CEO of […]

Travelers with Homes in Superstorm Sandy’s Path, Travel Insurance May Help, Says Squaremouth

Published by October 30, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 30, 2012 – As Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic coast, millions of people are evacuating their homes to avoid the potential path of destruction. Major modes of transportation, including subway and bus services, and thousands of scheduled flights have been cancelled. Travelers who reside in the storm’s path may need to […]

Squaremouth Weighs in on Hurricane Sandy’s Airline Havoc

Published by October 29, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – October 29, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy is expected to hammer the Eastern seaboard early tomorrow with torrential rains and winds exceeding 90mph. In preparation for anticipated power outages and storm surges, thousands of flights have been canceled or delayed, leaving countless travelers with expensive losses. According to travel insurance comparison site, […]

Squaremouth Launches Products from VacationGuard

Published by October 23, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – October 23, 2012 – Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, is proud to announce the launch of the Vacation Pro plan from its newest provider, VacationGuard. As VacationGuard’s most popular leisure travel protection plan, Vacation Pro offers full trip cancellation and interruption, as well as many other popular benefits. VacationGuard’s […]

Make the Most of Off-Season Cruise Deals

Published by October 18, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 18, 2012 – The all-inclusive nature of cruises makes for one of the easiest ways for travelers to plan an easy, relaxing vacation. When the summer travel season ends, cruise lines offer greatly reduced fares to fill staterooms during the low season. Unfortunately, the threat of unpredictable weather still exists, as […]

After American Airlines Seat Issue, Squaremouth Asks Providers What Constitutes “Mechanical Failure”

Published by October 16, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – October 16, 2012 – Recently, American Airlines was forced to ground 48 of its Boeing 757 planes for inspection after faulty brackets that secure airplane seats to the floor came loose. Hundreds of passengers consequently faced disruptive travel delays and interruptions.  While delay and interruption are some of the most popular […]

Travelers May Not Have Medical Coverage for Athletic Competition, Says Squaremouth

Published by October 11, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL- October 11, 2012 – As the summer months fade, cooler weather is enjoyed by many – particularly runners and cyclists. October and November are busy months for road races, prompting athletes to travel both domestically and internationally to participate in events. Emergency medical insurance is especially important for athletes. Unfortunately, many health […]

Squaremouth, Launches Policies from Azimuth Risk Solutions

Published by October 4, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 4, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, is proud to announce the launch of the Beacon Series of products from its newest provider, Azimuth Risk Solutions.  Azimuth, underwritten by Lloyds of London, carries an AM Best rating of “Excellent” and joins the ranks of 20 other quality providers on the site. […]

Rental Fraud May Not Be Covered by Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by October 2, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL October 2, 2012 -Vacation rental fraud schemes are similar to other online scams. Criminals take advantage of travelers looking for affordable rental options by creating fraudulent listings for rental properties. After the traveler pays for the rental and arrives at the destination, they find that the property does not exist or that […]

Advice for Snowbirds – Travel Insurance

Published by September 26, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 26, 2012 – With cooler weather approaching, many snowbirds are preparing to travel south for the winter months. In preparation for such long-term travel, healthcare is often a primary consideration. According to travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, purchasing travel insurance plans can provide coverage options for seasonal residents if primary health […]

Travelers Often Unaware of Voided Terrorism Benefits, Says Squaremouth

Published by September 25, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 25, 2012 – The recent terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, which left the ambassador and three other Americans dead, is an unfortunate reminder of the continued violence of the region. It is critical that Americans take extra precautions when traveling to countries with Department of State travel warnings, […]

Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for August 2012

Published by September 21, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL September 21, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site, squaremouth.com, names Travel Insured International as its top selling travel insurance provider for August 2012. The provider captured 20.02% of overall premium sales for the month of August and leads in total premium sales for the year, at 19.94%. Travel Insured International, which carries […]

Squaremouth Advises Travelers on Cruise Cancellations Due to Tropical Storm Isaac

Published by August 27, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 27, 2012 – As Tropical Storm Isaac barrels across the Caribbean, many cruises have adjusted itineraries in order to avoid the storm’s path. Alterations in departure times, routes, and ports of call have been made in order to avoid cancellations. Unfortunately, this means that a traveler may end up taking a […]

Wind Jet’s Failure Leaves Travelers Stranded – Could Travel Insurance Help?

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 27, 2012 – The bankruptcy of Wind Jet, a Sicily-based air carrier, has left hundreds of airline passengers stranded during Italy’s peak travel period. Many expected that European Airline, Atalia, would purchase the struggling carrier. However, negotiations fell through after Wind Jet failed to disclose requested financial records. Italy’s aviation authority […]

When Weather Damages Homes While Travelers Are Away, Travel Insurance May Help.

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 27, 2012 – As Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way across the Caribbean, travelers with destination plans in the storm’s path will face inevitable cancellations and delays. Many travel insurance plans include hurricane and weather benefits for disruptions due to adverse weather at a traveler’s destination. However, what happens when a […]

It’s Too Late To Purchase Travel Insurance for Tropical Storm Isaac, Warns Squaremouth

Published by August 24, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 24, 2012 – Increased Atlantic activity continues to churn out storms for 2012. On Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center christened Isaac, the ninth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Because of this, travelers considering purchasing insurance for the storm should save their money. According to travel insurance comparison website, Squaremouth.com, […]

Reduction in Airport Baggage Mishaps May Render Baggage Loss Coverage Less Necessary, Explains Squaremouth

Published by August 20, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 20, 2012 – The 2012 Baggage Report recently produced by SITA, a leader in travel industry research, indicates that airport luggage mishaps are the lowest they’ve been in years. According to travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, the loss or delay of baggage is often a concern for travelers. However, this recent […]

It is too Late to Purchase Insurance for Tropical Storm Ernesto, Advises Squaremouth

Published by August 4, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL August 3, 2012 – According to travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, it is too late to purchase insurance for tropical storm Ernesto. The fifth storm of the Atlantic season was named as it moved toward the eastern Caribbean yesterday. According to storm models, Ernesto’s maximum sustained winds are currently close to 50 […]

It’s Too Late To Purchase Travel Insurance For Possible Airline Strike, Advises Squaremouth

Published by July 30, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 30, 2012 -It is too late to purchase travel insurance for the potential strike of United Airlines, warns travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth. In the event of a strike, travelers may mistakenly believe that travel insurance will protect them from associated losses. While many policies do cover strikes, there are restrictions. […]

Squaremouth Advises Travelers To Review Limitations of Terrorist Coverage Before Purchasing Travel Insurance

Published by July 24, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 24, 2012 -The 2012 Summer Games in London are expected to draw massive crowds, including millions of spectators, athletes and coaches. Unfortunately, such crowds present a potential target for terrorists. As many prepare to travel to London to watch the events, Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison website, has experienced […]

Don’t Purchase Unnecessary Travel Insurance When Visiting Europe, Advises Squaremouth

Published by July 17, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 17, 2012 – With the approaching 2012 Olympics, many people are preparing to travel to London to watch the games. Squaremouth.com, a travel insurance comparison site, has recently received many questions regarding travel requirements for European countries. “Many travelers are confused whether visas or medical insurance are required for their trips,” […]

Squaremouth Launches Policies from American Express Travel Related Services Company Inc.

Published by July 3, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 2, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com announces the addition of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. to its list of travel insurance providers. American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. is the second addition for Squaremouth this year, bringing its total to 18 providers with over 250 insurance […]

Squaremouth’s Zero Complaint Team Reduces the Number of Travel Insurance Claim Denials

Published by June 27, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 26, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com expands the availability of information on its website relating to its longstanding Zero Complaint Guarantee. The new section provides detailed information documenting customer complaints resolved by Squaremouth’s Zero Complaint Team. Squaremouth’s Zero Complaint Guarantee provides mediation between insurance providers and customers who may […]

It’s Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Tropical Storm Debby, Squaremouth Warns

Published by June 26, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 26, 2012 – Travelers heading to the Gulf Coast may be more inclined to purchase travel insurance as Tropical Storm Debby continues to drench Florida, but comparison site Squaremouth.com warns it’s too late to purchase coverage. “Once a tropical storm is named, insurance providers will not cover any new policies for […]

MH Ross, Ken from UT – Travel Insurance Complaints

Published by June 22, 2012

Travel Insurance Provider: MH Ross Plan Name: Advantage Asset Premium: $1559.00 Customer: Ken from UT Case Open Date: December 7, 2011 Amount Received: $564.28 Original Claim: Ken from UT purchased a MH Ross Advantage Asset travel insurance policy for $1559.00. He cancelled a portion of his trip due to his traveling companion’s injury before the […]

How Having a Good Time Can Be Bad for Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth.com

Published by June 18, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 18, 2012 – As summer travelers are ordering an extra drink or participating in a cruise excursion they may be voiding their travel insurance policy, warns travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com. “Losses caused by intoxication or extreme sports are often excluded from travel insurance coverage,” says Squaremouth Marketing Manager Anna Coats. […]

Travel Insured International, Wayne from TX – Travel Insurance Complaints

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Travel Insurance Provider: Travel Insured International Plan Name: Trip Protector Lite Expanded Premium: $828.00 Customer: Wayne from TX Case Open Date: May 1, 2012 Amount Received: $13,870.00 Original Claim: Wayne from TX purchased a Travel Insured International Trip Protector Lite Expanded travel insurance policy for $828.00. He cancelled his trip due to his traveling companion’s […]

MH Ross, Randy from NY – Travel Insurance Complaint

Published by June 8, 2012

Travel Insurance Provider: MH Ross Plan Name: Asset Plus Premium: $46.00 Customer: Randy from NY Case Open Date: October 14, 2011 Original Claim Amount: $1,374 Amount Received: $0 Original Claim: Randy from NY purchased MH Ross’s Asset Plus for $46.00. He cancelled his trip due to a pre-existing medical condition. The traveler initiated Squaremouth’s Zero Complaint Guarantee after the […]

Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for April 2012

Published by June 1, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 1, 2012 – Travel Insured International takes the top spot in US travel insurance sales for April according to comparison site Squaremouth.com. Travel Insured International has led the market in overall premium sold every month this year, and continues its reign by capturing 19.75% of the travel insurance market. “Travel Insured […]

Squaremouth Spotlights Travel Insurance Provider Global Alert Administrators

Published by May 30, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 30, 2012 – Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com highlights Global Alert Administrators. Global Alert, whose underwriter carries an “A” rating from AM Best, was the sixth best-selling travel insurance provider on Squaremouth.com for the first quarter of 2012, capturing 7.47% of sales. It held the same ranking at the end […]

MH Ross, Beth from MN – Travel Insurance Complaint

Published by May 24, 2012

Insurance Provider: MH Ross Plan Name: Asset Plus Premium: $224.00 Customer: Beth from MN Case Open Date: November 4, 2011 Original Claim Amount: $2,047.20 Amount Received: $2,047.20 Original Claim: Beth from MN purchased MH Ross’s Asset Plus for $224.00 with the Cancel for Any Reason upgrade. She cancelled her trip using the upgrade. Complaint: MH […]

Travel Insured International, Samuel from CA – Travel Insurance Complaint

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Insurance Provider: Travel Insured International Plan Name: Worldwide Trip Protector Gold Premium: $246.00 Customer: Samuel from CA Case Open Date: March 21, 2012 Original Claim Amount: $1,549.40 Amount Received: $1,549.40 Original Claim: Samuel from CA purchased Travel Insured International’s Worldwide Trip Protector Gold for $246.00. He cancelled his trip due to his traveling companion’s pre-existing […]

Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for First Quarter of 2012

Published by May 16, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 16, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com announces Travel Insured International as the top-selling insurance provider for the first quarter of 2012. Travel Insured has led in overall premium sales every month of the first quarter, with 21.82% of the market in January, 19.31% in February and 18.54% in March. […]

Squaremouth Spotlights Travel Insurance Provider Travelex Insurance Services

Published by May 2, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 30, 2012 – Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com spotlights top-selling provider Travelex Insurance Services. Travelex led 2011 in overall sales, with 19.86% and ranked 3rd in sales for the first quarter of 2012 with 13.59%. The travel insurance provider offers accidental death policies, annual travel insurance, and trip cancellation packages. […]

Squaremouth Spotlights Travel Insurance Provider Seven Corners

Published by April 30, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 30, 2012 – Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com highlights its top-selling provider Seven Corners. During the 1st quarter of 2012, Seven Corners had the highest percentage of travel insurance sales, with 18.30%, an increase of over 8% compared to last year’s overall sales. Seven Corners offers emergency medical benefits and […]

Squaremouth Spotlights Travel Insurance Provider Travel Insured International

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 30, 2012 – Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com highlights industry sales leader Travel Insured International. Since 2008, Travel Insured has lead the travel insurance industry with the highest percentage of premium sold. In the 1st quarter of 2012, it held the top spot in overall premium sold, with 19.76%. The […]

Squaremouth Spotlights Travel Insurance Provider CSA Travel Protection

Published by April 27, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 27, 2012  – Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com highlights top-selling provider CSA Travel Protection. CSA has been sold on the comparison site since 2003 and carries an A- rating from AM Best and an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Although it only makes up two of Squaremouth’s 250+ […]

5 Questions to Ask to Prevent Purchasing the Wrong Travel Insurance Policy, Warns Squaremouth

Published by April 24, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 24, 2012 – Purchasing the wrong travel insurance could cost thousands of dollars in unpaid claims. Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com encourages travelers to fully research all available policies before making a purchase. Travelers should understand why they’re buying insurance and decide the most important scenarios they want covered. Squaremouth identifies […]