Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2021 – How long will low fares last as COVID-19 vaccinations pick up

Uncertainty around changing restrictions has prompted more people to purchase travel insurance policies that let them cancel trips for any reason, including border closures and quarantine regulations, that aren’t covered by most standard trip cancellation policies, according to travel insurance website Squaremouth. The upgrade can increase costs by roughly 40% and only reimburses up to […]

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Bankrate, Feb 23, 2021 – Should I purchase travel insurance?

When purchasing travel insurance makes sense Purchasing travel insurance makes the most sense when you’ve invested a lot of money in a trip upfront, or when it’s required by a destination or a tour operator. According to SquareMouth, there’s a growing list of international destinations requiring travel insurance for entry. For example, if you want to go […]

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Forbes, Feb 22, 2021 – How To Get Travel Insurance To Cover Pre-Existing Conditions

The federal Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, prohibits health insurance companies in the U.S. from refusing coverage or bumping up insurance premiums because you have a pre-existing condition. Travel insurance policies don’t fall under this law. However, a feature of a travel insurance policy known as a “pre-existing medical condition exclusion waiver” could let […]

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