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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 […]

Squaremouth Travel Insurance Provides Top Tips For Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

Published by April 9, 2010

The most common mistake made by travelers with medical conditions is missing an all-important deadline for buying insurance to cover their pre-existing illness, simply because they don’t know such a deadline exists, warns Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest-growing website for travel insurance. In fact, as soon as the first payment is made toward a cruise, tour, hotel […]

Top Medical Evacuation Insurance Myths Explained by Squaremouth

Published by March 22, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL March 25, 2010 – Getting the right medical evacuation insurance to cover a vacation or cruise abroad can mean the difference between a fantastic time and facing financial ruin because of serious injury or illness, according to Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest-growing website for travel insurance. Travelers usually don’t purchase medical evacuation insurance separately […]

Squaremouth.com Leaderboard 2009: Travel Insurance Became Cheaper, Benefits Slimmed Down in Tough Economy, CEO Says.

Published by January 26, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL February 10th, 2010 – Sales data compiled by Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest-growing website for travel insurance, show travel insurance was more of a bargain than ever in 2009. Americans sought value during an economic downturn by buying cheaper policies that came with fewer benefits than in the past. “The American traveler is […]

Natural Disasters, Check Policy Wording Carefully Squaremouth Warns

Published by January 15, 2010

ST PETE BEACH, FL January 19th, 2009 –Thousands of tourists to other parts of the Caribbean could be affected by Haiti’s unfolding catastrophe, and it’s a wake-up call for anyone planning a trip to an earthquake-prone region warns Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance. Haiti shares its border with popular tourist spot […]

Turbo-Charged Medical Cover a Fast-Emerging Trend in Travel Insurance, Squaremouth Says

Published by October 19, 2009

New travel insurance paying up to a million dollars in medical bills for Americans who become ill or injured while abroad sets an industry standard, and is evidence of a trend toward more comprehensive medical coverage than ever before, Squaremouth.com, the U.S.’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, reported today. Chris Harvey, chief executive […]

Banned for life from Carnival Cruise Lines, wrongly accused of cabin damage – Squaremouth’s CEO speaks out about family’s ordeal

Published by August 31, 2009

ST. PETE BEACH, FL September 01, 2009 — A family cruise has turned into a “teachable moment” for the chief executive of Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, after Chris Harvey’s family was banned for life from Carnival Cruise Lines for allegedly leaving scuffmarks on a cabin dresser – a charge the […]

Swine Flu Pandemic Exclusions on Travel Insurance May Void Some Policies, Squaremouth CEO Warns

Published by June 11, 2009

ST. PETE BEACH, FL June 11th 2009 — Americans who bought travel insurance hoping to be covered for emergency treatment if they develop swine flu while on vacation could find their cover is limited now that a global flu pandemic is officially underway, Squaremouth.com, the country’s fastest growing comparison website for travel insurance, reported today. […]

Don’t Try to Buy Travel Insurance After a Hurricane is Named, Squaremouth Says

Published by June 3, 2009

Americans planning vacations to hurricane-prone areas this summer should shop now for travel insurance, since they won’t be eligible for coverage if a named storm is on the way, said Chris Harvey, chief executive of Squaremouth.com, America’s fastest-growing comparison web site for travel insurance. When a storm grows big enough to be given an official […]

It’s too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Swine Flu, Squaremouth Says

Published by April 27, 2009

UPDATE – May 1st 2009 – This release refers to products from the following carriers – Access America, CSA, Elvia, HTH and Mondial as of April 27th 2009. For information on the swine flu position for other carriers, please click here. As health authorities scramble to contain a dangerous new strain of swine flu sweeping […]

Employment Layoff Travel Insurance? Why You Don’t Need to Buy the Extra Cover

Published by February 25, 2009

ST. PETE BEACH, FL Feb 25th 2009 – If you’re terminated or laid off, travel insurance lets you recover what you paid for a trip. Just don’t confuse layoff insurance with ‘cancel for work reasons’ coverage, a relatively recent optional extra on most policies. As illogical as it seems, the ‘cancel for work reasons’ benefit […]

Adventure Travel Trend Covered by Travel Insurance Industry, Squaremouth says

Published by January 21, 2009

St Pete Beach, FL January 22, 2009 – From outer space to the bottom of the sea, adventure travel has become an affordable alternative to traditional resort holidays. With physical, cultural and nature-based trips all firmly on the rise, Squaremouth launches new travel insurance products to cover these activities. In the past, diehard mountain climbers, […]

Official Statements from Travel Insurance Companies regarding the situation in Mumbai

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Official Statements from All Major US Travel Insurance Companies regarding the situation in Mumbai  – Last Updated 10/04/2008 Travelex Title: Mumbai, India Description: Trip Cancellation: There was no travel warning in place for US citizens traveling to Mumbai. For policies with an effective date of November 26, 2008 or earlier, cancellation will be considered if […]

Don’t assume costly travel insurance pays out quicker and other basics from Squaremouth

Published by October 24, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL-October 27, 2008-Chris Harvey is the CEO of Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, and an expert on travel insurance issues. With the Thanksgiving travel season nearing, he shares some basic tips for protecting costly annual vacations. In this uncertain age of travel, you’d think consumers would be keen to […]

Questions answered by Squaremouth Travel Insurance, Part two

Published by September 15, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL-September 16, 2008–You shouldn’t expect the worst when heading out for a little R&R. But you should know that the right travel insurance can safeguard your vacation investment, and prepare your family for lost baggage, unexpected illness or whatever else comes your way. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison web site, […]

Top questions about travel insurance answered by Squaremouth

Published by August 14, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL-Aug 15, 2008 There are as many options for travel insurance as there are scenarios — from life-threatening, to simply annoying — that can arise unexpectedly when you travel. So how can you be sure you’ve found the right policy for you? Now the summer vacation season is in full swing, Squaremouth, […]

Hurricane season – what you need to know about travel insurance

Published by July 7, 2008

St Pete Beach, FL  July 08, 2008 – Tropical Storm Bertha is currently blowing in the Atlantic, and the August peak of hurricane season is coming soon. With experts forecasting higher than usual hurricane activity this June through November, Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison web site, today announces some essential tips and terms to help customers sort through options for hurricane […]

Important survey suggests Americans are shopping online for travel insurance Squaremouth CEO says

Published by June 30, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL June 30, 2008-A survey highlighting the use of travel insurance comparison web sites confirms Americans are increasingly comfortable sourcing and buying travel insurance policies online, an independent observer says. Fifty-three percent of Americans in a new survey by the online community TripAdvisor say they verify quotes on travel insurance comparison web sites. Chris Harvey, CEO of […]

Frequent Flier Miles Are Not Insurable Under Travel Insurance Warns Squaremouth

Published by June 19, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL-June 20, 2008-With this month’s decision by major airlines, including Delta, United and American, to cut capacity by double digits, experts predict it’ll get even harder to cash in on frequent flier miles. But for those who are lucky enough to fly free this summer, a further pitfall awaits: If your first […]

Squaremouth Travel Insurance Comparison Site Features New Travel Insured Product Enhancements

Published by May 28, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—May 29, 2008—Squaremouth, the fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, today unveils a trio of travel insurance plans from Travel Insured International. “The new Travel Insured product enhancements strengthen benefits for three already versatile products, and most importantly the optional upgrades cater even more to the individual needs of our clients,” Squaremouth’s CEO Chris […]

Squaremouth Identifies Six Tips for Summer Travelers to Consider When Purchasing Travel Insurance

Published by May 22, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—May 23, 2008—Squaremouth, the USA’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, today announced six tips for travelers to consider when considering purchasing travel insurance to protect their vacation investment this summer. Not withstanding economic conditions, travelers are set to face other hurdles including hurricane season, which is only 9 days away. “Considering […]

Leading online travel insurance comparison site adds more trip cancellation plans for non US residents.

Published by May 14, 2008

St Pete Beach, FL May 14, 2008 — As the travel insurance market expands, more non US residents seek stable US based insurers for trip cancellation cover. Squaremouth meets that need with new products from iTravelInsured. “We are delighted to make iTravelInsured’s products available to non US residents; they join USA-Assist as the only companies […]

Squaremouth Provides Travel Insurance Tips to Guide Travelers Through Turbulent Airline Times

Published by April 16, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—April 17, 2008—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today announced travelers tips and an increase in travel insurance inquiries and purchased policies over the past three weeks during the most recent airline bankruptcy announcements and flight cancellations. Purchasing travel insurance, even for just airline tickets, can protect consumers against unknown […]

Squaremouth, First Travel Insurance Comparison Site to Feature New CSA Product Enhancements

Published by March 31, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—March 31, 2008—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today becomes the first to offer  CSA’s new product benefits for their Freestyle and Freestyle Luxe products. “The new CSA product enhancements strengthen benefits for two versatile products, and most importantly this optional upgrade caters even more to the individual needs of our clients,” […]

TRAMS Expands Product by Adding Squaremouth as First Travel Insurance Comparison Solution for Travel Agents

Published by March 13, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—March 14, 2008—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today announced its technology solution has been added to travel industry software provider TRAMS’ product offerings. Travel agents using TRAMS Live Connect will now realize a greater product selection, increased sales, preferred supplier customization features, real time reports, saved customer quotes and […]

Squaremouth, First to Add New Travelex Cancel for Business Enhancements to Product Offerings

Published by February 29, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—March 3, 2008—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today becomes the first agent to offer Travelex’s Cancel for Business product enhancement. Among the new features available starting today, the work-related and further enhanced military travel insurance options will capture clients’ interest. “The new Travelex product enhancements strengthen benefits for two versatile […]

2007 Travel Insurance Leaderboard

Published by February 15, 2008

ST. PETE BEACH, FL February 19, 2008 – Squaremouth, the industry leader in travel insurance comparison shopping today releases the travel insurance leaderboard for 2007 highlighting the best performing carriers. The data contained in this report is intended to provide an overview of travel insurance market trends for 2007, according to Squaremouth.com’s CEO Chris Harvey. […]

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site launches Plans From Travel Insurance Services

Published by December 18, 2007

St. Pete Beach, Fla. December 18, 2007 — Squaremouth, the industry leader in travel insurance comparison shopping today adds Travel Insurance Services products to its lineup. “We are always striving to improve the number and quality of products we offer and Travel Insurance Services is an industry leader in travel insurance and international medical insurance” […]

What you don’t know about travel insurance! Squaremouth answers some nagging questions.

Published by November 5, 2007

ST. PETE BEACH, FL—November 06, 2007— Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site answers some of the questions customers commonly ask about travel insurance. When should I buy insurance? You can purchase insurance right up to the day before you travel. Some insurers offer full cover for any pre-existing medical condition yourself or a family member may have if […]

FSR Ventures Expands Travel Expertise with New Clients – PR Firm Wins Squaremouth Account

Published by October 18, 2007

Cape Coral, FL  October 19, 2007 — FSR Ventures (www.fsrventures.com) announced today the expansion of its travel and tourism division by being selected by Squaremouth and TourTech Systems as its public relations firm. Squaremouth (www.squaremouth.com) is the leading online  travel insurance comparison site and TourTech Systems is a 30-year travel technology company specializing in software […]

Who Buys Travel Insurance? Squaremouth Releases Statistics on Travel Insurance Purchases

Published by September 21, 2007

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site Reveals that California, New York, Florida, Texas and New Jersey residents are Top Travel Insurance Purchasers ST. PETE BEACH, FL—September 24, 2007—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today releases national statistics about who purchases travel insurance products. Analysis of Squaremouth’s sales data reveals trends in the following categories: […]

Squaremouth Adds New AIG Travel Guard Product Enhancements to Offerings

Published by September 11, 2007

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site’s Expansion Provides Clients with More Flexibility ST. PETE BEACH, FL—September 12, 2007—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, today adds AIG Travel Guard’s newly released products and features to its lineup resulting in increased flexibility for its clients. Among the new features, the “cancel for any reason” and “cancel for […]

Tropical Storm Dean is Named, Yet Squaremouth Cautions Travelers About Purchasing Last-Minute Travel Insurance

Published by August 14, 2007

St. Pete Beach, FL August 15, 2007 — With the naming of Tropical Storm Dean, Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, announced today that travelers who have not already purchased travel insurance should think carefully before buying a policy that may not cover what they are hoping to insure. According to Squaremouth.com’s CEO Chris […]

Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site launches Plans from Global Underwriters

Published by July 20, 2007

Squaremouth, the industry leader in travel insurance comparison shopping today adds Global Underwriters products to its lineup. “We are always striving to improve the number and quality of products we offer and Global Underwriters is an industry leader in international medical insurance” comments Squaremouth CEO Chris Harvey. “They have an excellent product portfolio that offers […]

Squaremouth Announces Travel Agency Partner Program for Travel Insurance

Published by July 10, 2007

Squaremouth Announces Travel Agency Partner Program for Travel Insurance Online Travel Insurance Comparison Site Offers Agencies Commission & Personalization  ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL—July 10th, 2007—Squaremouth, a leading online travel insurance comparison site, announced today its official travel agency partner program which extends commission and other benefits. Squaremouth’s CEO Chris Harvey says by using www.squaremouth.com to […]

Squaremouth extends its zero complaint guarantee for travel insurance.

Published by May 16, 2007

St Pete Beach, Fla., May 17 2007 — In a move to give travelers more peace of mind, Squaremouth.com today extended its Zero Complaint Guarantee to products provided by AIG Travel Guard and USA-Assist. The company’s comparative travel insurance quote site only lists travel insurance carriers that have had no complaints from Squaremouth’s customers. If […]

Leading online travel insurance comparison site is the first to launch trip cancellation plans for non US residents.

Published by May 1, 2007

St Pete Beach, FL May 2, 2007 — Squaremouth.com, the travel insurance industry leader in comparison shopping today adds USA-Assist products to its lineup. “We are delighted to add USA-Assist products, especially GlobalTrip as it is the only product available in the USA that provides trip cancellation cover for non US residents” comments Squaremouth CEO […]

Squaremouth Inc. Launches Health Insurance Quotes for Clients of Immigration Lawyers

Published by April 10, 2007

St. Pete Beach Fla., (PRWeb) April 10, 2007 — Squaremouth Inc.  today launches Insurance for Immigration Lawyers, which allows immigration lawyers to provide comparative health insurance quotes to their clients who are new to the USA. Immigration lawyers can instantly add the Squaremouth health insurance engine to their website to provide comparative quotes for US […]

squaremouth inc. Launches Health Insurance Comparison Site

Published by January 10, 2007

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla., Jan. 10, 2007 – Insurance industry leader squaremouth inc. (http://www.squaremouth.com) has added health insurance to its lineup of insurance products. The company announced today that it now offers health insurance through Aetna®, AMS, Celtic Insurance Company, Golden Rule®, Humana®, Time/Fortis and many other carriers. To help customers decide which health insurance […]

squaremouth inc. Launches Visitors, Students and Immigration Insurance

Published by November 1, 2006

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla., Nov. 1 2006  squaremouth inc. (http://www.squaremouth.com) today launches Visitors Insurance (http://www.squaremouth.com/visitors-insurance), the latest in a long line of feature additions to the travel insurance site which now also allows visitors, immigrants, international students, US Visa applicants and Visa holders to compare every medical insurance product, research insurance plans, purchase and receive […]

Don’t buy travel insurance if you need cover for Tropical Storm Chris!

Published by August 3, 2006

St Pete Beach, FL, Aug 4 2006 – If you are traveling to an area that could be affected by Tropical Storm Chris and you haven’t already bought travel insurance then think carefully before you buy. You cannot make a claim for losses related to the storm as it was named BEFORE you purchased insurance. […]

What is Travel Insurance?

Published by October 21, 2005

Travel insurance protects a traveler’s vacation cost against cancellation and interruption while also providing medical, lost or damaged property and travel delay coverage. Travelers are reimbursed if they have to cancel or interrupt their travel, they are also covered should the need arise for emergency medical treatment, medical evacuation and a number of other situations. […]

What you didn’t know about hurricanes and travel insurance part 2

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St Pete Beach, FL, Sep 26 2005 – All the hurricane activity recently has raised many questions about how travel insurance works in the event a hurricane forces you to cancel or cut short your trip. A little known clause in most travel insurance policies could really make a difference. Most travelers assume they are […]

Compare All Major Travel Insurance Companies – Buy In Less Than 30 Seconds

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TREASURE ISLAND, FL, June 10, 2003 — quotetravelinsurance.com is delighted to announce our new comparative travel insurance quotation engine. At www.quotetravelinsurance.com quotations from ALL the major suppliers are produced by answering just 5 questions. Full comparison screens are just a click away and policies can be purchased in under 30 seconds! Further Research For the […]

Where, When and How to avoid buying the wrong travel insurance

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Treasure Island, Fl, Sep 25, 2003 — If an emergency occurs during your vacation it could be a major disaster if you do not have the right travel insurance. Quotetravelinsurance.com President Chris Harvey offers insight based on his experience building the website that compares and analyzes all the top travel insurance policies in the USA. […]

Ways to avoid buying the wrong travel insurance.

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Ways to avoid buying the wrong travel insurance. St Pete Beach, Florida – March 2005 – If an emergency occurs during your vacation it could be a major disaster if you do not have the right travel insurance. Quotetravelinsurance.com President Chris Harvey offers some advice gleaned from his experience building the website that compares and […]

It’s not when you die, it’s where you die!

Published by June 30, 2005

St Pete Beach, FL, Jun 28 2005 – Technically, for travel insurance, when you die matters also, however, as long as you die after you purchase your policy and before you return from your vacation, it’s very definitely where you die that’s going to make the difference. Of course we’re not dealing with the most […]