LA Times, Feb 19, 2021 – What you need to know before you fly this summer

Insurance abroad sometimes isn’t optional. This isn’t the old saw about not being covered by Medicare when you travel abroad. (Generally you are not.) Before COVID-19, a handful of countries required travelers to have insurance that covered them at the destination, no matter their age or whether they had insurance at home. Now the list […]

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Forbes, Feb 12, 2021 – What Travel Insurance Covers Covid Quarantine?

Know When Travel Insurance Benefits Kick In for a Quarantine There are travel insurance policies that can cover unexpected expenses if you have to quarantine in another country. But in order for any benefits to apply, you must test positive for Covid-19 and your travel insurance plan must cover Covid-related expenses. For example, if you visit […]

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ITIJ, Jan 29, 2021 – US travellers more prepared for travel due to pandemic

Following the CDC announcement requiring all US citizens to receive a negative Covid-19 test prior to re-entry, US travellers still have a willingness to travel internationally with insurance to back them up A report by travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth showed that US travellers are taking additional steps to prepare rather than cancelling travel altogether. […]

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Forbes, Jan 27, 2021 – How Covid-19 Has Changed Travel Insurance Purchases

It has been about one year since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. The pandemic has dealt blows to many types of businesses, with the travel industry among the hardest hit. We took a look at travel insurance data from trips booked in 2020, provided by Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison site. […]

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MSN, Jan 27, 2021 – Ed Perkins on Travel: Getting back to travel: Insurance

The basic rule of most insurance is that it covers specific contingencies that you can’t foresee at the time you buy. That’s why travel insurance is called “named peril” insurance: it covers only the contingencies specifically enumerated as “covered reasons” in each policy. And that’s why most insurance does not cover any situation or circumstance, […]

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