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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 […]

Ease the Pain of Travel Delays for London Olympic Attendees with Travel Insurance

Published by April 20, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 20, 2012 – As millions of travelers flood London’s airports, airline passengers should prepare themselves for increased delays, advises travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com. According to the Heathrow Airport website, the Olympics will bring the largest influx of travelers in the airport’s history. The number of travelers passing through the London […]

Squaremouth Names Top Selling Travel Insurance Providers for March 2012

Published by April 19, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 19, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com names Travel Insured International as its top selling travel insurance provider for March 2012, capturing almost 19% of the market. Travel Insured, who carries an “A” rating with AM Best, has been the top provider every month in 2012, as well as for […]

5 Pitfalls Summer Travelers Should Avoid When Buying Travel Insurance

Published by March 31, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL April 12, 2012 – As travelers finalize summer travel plans, they should examine their travel insurance needs to avoid purchasing the wrong policy. The main reason most travelers purchase travel insurance is to have the ability to cancel an upcoming trip. However, it is important that they understand which scenarios may not […]

Squaremouth Travel Insurance Named a Finalist for Best Places to Work 2012

Published by March 21, 2012

St. Petersburg, FL  March 21, 2012 – Online travel insurance comparison site squaremouth.com has been named a finalist in the 2012 Best Places to Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Squaremouth, which started in 2003, is nominated in the 10 to 25 employees category. According to The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s website, “The 2012 […]

It’s Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Passengers Stranded by the Direct Air Collapse, Squaremouth Warns

Published by March 19, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 19, 2012 – Last week Direct Air passengers were left stranded at the height of Spring Break travel as the South Carolina-based airline suspended all flights. While future Direct Air passengers may have the urge to purchase travel insurance, online travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, warns it’s too late. Even for passengers […]

Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for February 2012

Published by March 14, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL MARCH 14, 2012 – Travel Insured International, who was the top selling travel insurance provider for the year of 2011 and also January 2012, maintained the top spot in February with almost 20% of the overall market according to Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site. “Travel Insured International continues to […]

Squaremouth Launches Policies from Trawick International

Published by March 13, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL March 12, 2012 – Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison site, announces the addition of Trawick International to its list of travel insurance providers. Travelers can now choose from 17 providers with over 250 different travel insurance policies. “This is a great new partnership for Trawick International and we are delighted to be […]

Check Before Buying Travel Insurance for a Strike, Coverage Might Not Be Available, Warns Squaremouth

Published by February 16, 2012

St. Petersburg, FL February 16, 2012 – The European travel strike in Belgium and France has travelers questioning whether travel insurance will protect them if their trip is affected by the strike. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, travelers should not buy a travel insurance policy to protect them in the event their […]

Be Careful, Your Travel Insurance Policy Might Not Cover Cancellations Due to Egypt’s Civil Unrest, Warns Squaremouth

Published by February 8, 2012

St. Petersburg, FL February 8, 2012 – The recent civil unrest in Egypt and Syria has travelers concerned whether travel insurance will allow them to cancel their upcoming trip. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, most policies will not offer cancellation coverage for a riot or civil unrest. “In this […]

Top Five Myths for Travel Insurance During Cruise Season, Warns Squaremouth

Published by January 24, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 24, 2012 – Having the right travel insurance to protect a cruise can mean the difference between a great trip and a financial crisis, warns Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance. “Many travelers fall into the trap of assuming they understand their policy’s coverage before thoroughly reading the certificate,” […]

Travelers May Not Be Able To Cancel Their Upcoming Cruise Without Cancel For Any Reason Coverage, Advises Squaremouth

Published by January 18, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 18, 2012 – The recent cruise ship tragedy has travelers questioning whether travel insurance will provide reimbursement if they decide to cancel an upcoming cruise. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, it’s important for travelers to understand whether their travel insurance adequately protects them in the event […]

Squaremouth Provides Travel Insurance Tips for This Year’s Cruise Wave Season

Published by January 10, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL January 10, 2012 – As the most popular time of year for booking a cruise vacation has begun, travelers should take note of these important tips when buying a travel insurance policy. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, understanding the basics of travel insurance will help travelers […]

Top Three Tips to Avoid Buying Too Much Travel Insurance Coverage, Warns Squaremouth

Published by December 22, 2011

ST. PETERSBURG, FL December 22, 2011 – As holiday travel begins, many travelers are looking into purchasing travel insurance to protect their expenses. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, many travelers are spending more money on travel insurance policies to cover pre-existing medical conditions simply because they assume they need […]

It’s Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance to Protect Your American Airlines Ticket, Warns Squaremouth

Published by November 30, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL November 30, 2011 – The recent bankruptcy announcement of American Airlines has many travelers looking into travel insurance to protect their expenses. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, travelers should not buy a travel insurance policy to cover their American Airlines ticket. “Although many travel insurance policies […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Travel Insurance to Cover Your Camera, Advises Squaremouth

Published by November 21, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL November 21, 2011 – Traveling with an expensive camera or computer? According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, travelers should check their travel insurance policy to see how much protection they have for these items. “Most travel insurance policies limit the amount that will be reimbursed for items […]

Check Your Health Insurance – You Might Not Be Covered Overseas, Advises Squaremouth

Published by November 14, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL November 14, 2011 – As the holidays approach, many travelers are considering travel insurance to cover medical expenses while overseas. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, it’s important for travelers to understand how much coverage their health insurance provides before traveling. “Many travelers are unaware their […]

Five Ways to Improve Your Travel Insurance Purchase, Advises Squaremouth

Published by November 7, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL November 7, 2011 – Buying travel insurance may seem like a hassle, but with the help of Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, travelers will feel confident knowing they have made the right travel insurance decision. “Many travelers fall into the trap of buying an expensive travel insurance policy, […]

Three Ways to Avoid Buying The Wrong Travel Insurance, Advises Squaremouth

Published by October 28, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL October 28, 2011 – Having the right travel insurance policy could prevent an emergency from turning into a major disaster. “Understanding the basics of buying travel insurance is the best way to find a travel insurance policy,” says Sarah Byrne, Marketing Manager at Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance. […]

When You Shouldn’t Buy Cancel For Any Reason, Explains Squaremouth

Published by October 20, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL October 20, 2011 – As Cancel for Any Reason continues to grow in popularity, more travelers are including the benefit in their travel insurance policy. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, Cancel for Any Reason can be a great benefit, but most travelers don’t need it.  “If […]

Why Travel Insurance and Drinking Don’t Mix, Explains Squaremouth

Published by October 9, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL October 9, 2011 – As Oktoberfest takes place around the world, many travelers are faced with temptations that could end up costing them thousands of dollars. “If excessive drinking leads to an accident, illness or injury, most travelers will not be able to make a claim under their travel insurance, as […]

Money Saving Tips When Buying Travel Insurance, Advises Squaremouth

Published by September 29, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL September 29, 2011 – With the upcoming holidays, many travelers are looking for ways to cut back and save. For some, travel insurance will be the first expense to go. According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, trimming a vacation budget by skipping the travel insurance could turn […]

Hazardous Sports and Travel Insurance – What You Need To Know, Advises Squaremouth

Published by September 21, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL September 21, 2011 – Now that the cooler weather has arrived, many travelers are adding outdoor activities back into their vacations. “If you are planning a trip involving extreme sports, make sure your travel insurance policy covers those activities,” says Sarah Byrne, Marketing Manager at Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and […]

Why a $200 Travel Insurance Policy Is Better Than a $500 Policy, Advises Squaremouth

Published by September 10, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL September 10, 2011 – The recent increase of hurricane activity has many travelers inquiring about travel insurance. The most common question is why some travel insurance plans are less expensive but offer more benefits. The answer is simple, they hit the “sweet spot.” Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel […]

Top Three Misconceptions Travelers Have When Buying Travel Insurance, Advises Squaremouth

Published by August 31, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL August 31, 2011 – Torn between buying a primary or secondary medical travel insurance plan? According to Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, many travelers are faced with the same issue. “Primary and secondary medical coverage causes much confusion among travelers purchasing travel insurance,” explains Sarah Byrne, Marketing […]

Five Errors You’re Probably Making When Buying Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by August 22, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL August 22, 2011 – Understanding the critical mistakes many travelers make while purchasing travel insurance can prevent over spending and over insuring. “Many people over insure without even knowing,” says Sarah Byrne, Marketing Manager at Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance. “To avoid it, travelers should make themselves […]

Squaremouth Travel Insurance Is Tampa Bay’s 9th Fastest-Growing Company

Published by August 2, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL August 2, 2011 – Squaremouth Inc., a leading comparison website for travel insurance, has been recognized with the Fast 50 Award as Tampa Bay’s 9th fastest-growing company. Each year, the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 Awards recognizes the 50 fastest-growing, privately held companies across all industries including real estate, technology, […]

How Travel Insurance Covers Terrorism, Advises Squaremouth

Published by July 27, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL July 27, 2011 – Given the recent terror alert, Americans traveling overseas should take the time to understand how travel insurance can protect them against terrorism, advises Squaremouth.com, a comparison site for travel insurance. “Although most travel insurance plans offer some form of terrorism related coverage, the degree of protection varies […]

How Much Medical Evacuation Is Enough, Asks Squaremouth

Published by July 17, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL July 17, 2011 – Having too little medical evacuation coverage during a trip can turn a medical emergency into a significant financial loss. Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, recommends choosing the amount of medical evacuation insurance based on the traveler’s destination. “Since the costs to medically transport […]

Squaremouth, Makes Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2011 Fast 50 Awards

Published by June 28, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL June 28, 2011 – Squaremouth Inc., a leading comparison website for travel insurance, is excited to announce their position as one of Tampa Bay’s 50 fastest-growing companies. The Fast 50 Awards, presented by The Tampa Bay Business Journal, highlights the 50 fastest-growing companies who have continued to show outstanding growth. “We […]

How To Make A Successful Travel Insurance Claim, Advises Squaremouth

Published by June 20, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL June 20, 2011 – Many travelers are unaware of the essential steps they must take when filing a travel insurance claim. Understanding those steps will eliminate a traveler’s frustration, as well as lower the possibility of a denied claim. Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance, has provided tips […]

A Little Known Benefit Could Be A Big Help, Advises Squaremouth

Published by June 9, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL June 9, 2011 – A little known benefit in most travel insurance policies could really make a difference, says Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance. “If a traveler’s home is ruined by a tornado, their travel insurance policy may cover them to cancel their trip or come home […]

4 Things That Are Not Covered By Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by May 18, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL MAY 18, 2011 – Among almost all travel insurance policies, there are elements that are rarely covered.  “Understanding what will and will not be paid by a claim will help travelers avoid unnecessary frustration,” says Sarah Byrne, Marketing Manager at Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and purchasing travel insurance. Underbooked or […]

Beware of the Most Important Date in Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by May 9, 2011

St. Pete Beach, FL May 9, 2011 – It’s important for travelers to understand what constitutes the trip deposit date for travel insurance. “Once a traveler makes the first arrangement towards a trip, whether a payment is involved or not, that day becomes the deposit date,” says Sarah Byrne, Marketing Manager at Squaremouth.com, a site […]

Terrorism And Travel Insurance, What to Watch Out For, Warns Squaremouth

Published by May 3, 2011

ST. PETE BEACH, FL May 3, 2011 – The recent death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is causing travelers to question the benefits of their travel insurance policy. It’s important for travelers to understand whether their travel insurance adequately protects them in the event of terrorism, warns Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and […]

Is Your Pet Covered By Travel Insurance, Asks Squaremouth

Published by April 18, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL April 18th 2011 – A survey done by the U.S. Department of Transportation shows over 18 percent of U.S. adult leisure travelers usually take their pets with them when they travel. Unfortunately, most travel insurance providers will not offer pet coverage to those travelers. If travelers want coverage for their pets, […]

When Not to Buy Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by April 8, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL April 8th 2011 – Travel insurance is not always the best choice when it comes to coverage for a single benefit. If a traveler wants to purchase protection for a rental car or luggage, they could save money by first checking with their credit card company to see if coverage is […]

Air Miles, Timeshares and Travel Insurance

Published by March 27, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL March 27, 2011 – Before planning a family vacation, it is important to know what is not covered by travel insurance. Since travel insurance only lets travelers recoup nonrefundable cash losses, travelers should not include intangibles like air miles or the value of timeshares.“Adding those values to an insurance policy will […]

What to Look Out for When Buying Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by March 21, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL March 21, 2011 – Buying travel insurance may seem like a hassle, but with some guidance, it can be smooth sailing. Many travelers find themselves lost in the abyss of choices, not understanding the differences from one insurance policy to the next. These simple steps will give travelers the knowledge to […]

A Travelers Guide to Buying Travel Insurance From Squaremouth

Published by March 4, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL March 4, 2011 – Travel insurance may seem intimidating, but with some guidance, it can be quite easy. The helpful tips provided will assist travelers when comparing travel insurance policies. “It’s important for travelers to be aware of the possible challenges that may arise when shopping for travel insurance,” says Chris […]

Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for 2010

Published by February 23, 2011

ST PETE BEACH, FL  February 24, 2011 –  Squaremouth names Travelex and Travel Insured International as top travel insurance providers for 2010, based on number of policies sold and premium volume sold. Travelex ranked first in number of policies sold, while Travel Insured ranked first in premium volume sold. “These two providers are sharing the […]

Top Three Reasons Why a Traveler Shouldn’t Buy Travel Insurance Through Their Cruise Line, Warns Squaremouth

Published by February 14, 2011

St Pete Beach, FL February 14th, 2011 –  Knowing where to buy travel insurance for a cruise could eliminate one mistake many travelers make. Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, recommends comparing multiple policies before a purchase. “Purchasing the wrong travel insurance policy could result in a higher premium with lower benefits,” […]

During the Current Crisis in Egypt, What’s Not Covered under Travel Insurance?

Published by January 31, 2011

St Pete Beach, FL February 1st, 2011 – The recent events in Egypt are causing many travelers to ask if their travel insurance policy will cover cancellation of their trip. Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, advises travelers to contact their insurance carrier to thoroughly understand what coverage is available. “It’s important […]

When Not to Buy Annual Travel Insurance, Warns Squaremouth

Published by January 25, 2011

St Pete Beach, FL January 25th, 2011 – Understanding the difference between annual travel insurance and single trip travel insurance will save a traveler hundreds of dollars. Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, says it’s important to not be confused by the two, as the differences can make a significant impact. “Many […]

Snow Ruined Holiday Plans? Here is How Travel Insurance Helps

Published by December 29, 2010

St Pete Beach, FL December 30th, 2010 –  Extreme winter conditions are causing flight delays throughout the United States and Europe. Many travelers are now asking how travel insurance will benefit them. Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, offers responses to some commonly asked questions. After purchasing travel insurance, do travelers have […]

Important Questions About Travel Insurance Answered by Squaremouth

Published by December 3, 2010

ST. PETE BEACH, FL Dec 6th 2010 –  There are as many options for travel insurance as there are scenarios — from life-threatening, to simply annoying — that can arise unexpectedly during a trip. So how can a traveler be sure they have found the right policy? Now the holiday travel season is in full […]

The Wrong Cruise Insurance Could be Costly, Warns Squaremouth

Published by November 2, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL November 3rd 2010 – Having the wrong travel insurance for a cruise could mean significant financial loss at sea.  Travelers should not assume one policy is as good as the next, especially when it comes to cruises, warns Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison website. “Medical evacuation coverage could be […]

Hurricane Season – What Travelers Need to Know About Travel Insurance

Published by September 2, 2010

St Pete Beach, FL September 6, 2010 — With the 2010 hurricane season entering it’s busiest period, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison web site, today announces some essential tips and terms to help travelers sort through options for hurricane coverage. Hurricane insurance tips: 1- No insurance covers absolutely everything that could happen when […]

Medical Tourists Infected By Indian Superbug Would Be Excluded From Travel Insurance, Squaremouth Warns

Published by August 20, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL August 23rd, 2010 – A new antibiotic-resistant superbug isn’t the only risk to Americans who travel abroad for cheaper surgery or medical treatment: ‘medical tourism’ typically is excluded from travel insurance coverage — and is grounds to deny any claim arising from the trip, not just for health-related expenses, warns Squaremouth.com, […]

Squaremouth.com Leaderboard First Half of 2010: Top Carriers Insure Higher Trip Costs, CEO Says

Published by August 16, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL  August 16, 2010 – Travelers are insuring more expensive trips compared to the first half of 2009. The top travel insurance carriers gained market share with creative pricing. This shifted the Squaremouth sales leaderboard; Travelex, CSA and Travel Insured, respectively, ranked as the best-selling insurers for the first half of 2010. […]

When to Buy Travel Insurance: Waiting Too Long Might Mean No Coverage

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ST PETE BEACH , FL  August 16, 2010 – “Why doesn’t my quote include any policies that cover pre-existing conditions?” is one of the most commonly asked questions to Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance. Often, it is because the traveler waited too long to get a policy. Many travel insurance plans […]

Look Closely at Natural Disaster Coverage in Travel Insurance, Squaremouth Chief Executive Warns

Published by July 14, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL July 14th, 2010 – Recent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have people taking a closer look at whether to buy travel insurance. But travelers should be extra cautious now because situations they might assume are covered, may not be, warns Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison website. “Always check the fine […]