Kiplinger, April 4 2019 – When It Pays to Buy Travel Insurance

Q: I’m going on vacation to the Caribbean this summer. Is it a good idea to buy travel insurance? What should I look for in a policy? – P.L., Boston A: Travel insurance can be valuable if you would lose a lot of money in nonrefundable deposits if you had to cancel your trip. More […]

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Washington Post, March 28 2019 – I have a Wow Air ticket – what happens now?

For a straighter path to compensation, check your travel insurance policy — assuming you bought one, of course. If the trip interruption coverage includes financial default, you could recoup the additional travel expenses, including flights that are higher than your original fare, meals, accommodations and local transportation fees related to the delay or disruption. “Financial […]

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ITIJ, March 18 2019 – New Zealand Mosque Shootings: Travel Advice

Following the tragic New Zealand shootings that took place in two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, an event that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared to be an act of terrorism, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has offered travel advice to those who may be worrying about upcoming trips to the country. As […]

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MarketWatch, March 14 2019 – The U.S. grounds the Boeing 737 Max aircraft — what that means for air travelers

Travel insurance won’t necessarily help you recoup any losses If a given country’s laws don’t protect air travelers, travel insurance may not be of much help either. “Standard travel insurance policies typically don’t provide cancellation coverage for situations like this, including travel warnings and other government issued advisories,” said Steven Benna, a marketing specialist with […]

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