Bloomberg BusinessWeek, March 5th 2011 – Travel Insurance: The Revolution Won’t Be Covered

See the full article from Bloomberg BusinessWeek at: http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/mar2011/pi2011034_357620.htm …Scary headlines as much as worries about getting sick abroad often drive customers to buy travel insurance, says Chris Harvey, chief executive of Squaremouth.com, a site for comparing and buying travel insurance policies… …According to Squaremouth, full insurance for two 60-year-olds on a $5,000 trip would […]

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BNET CBS, March 1st 2011 – Reading the Fine Print of Travel Insurance

See the full article from BNET at: http://www.bnet.com/blog/travel-detective/reading-the-fine-print-of-travel-insurance/476 What do the recent events in Middle East and the major winter storms here in the U.S. have in common? Travel insurance can save day for travelers in both situations–if they’ve made smart purchasing decisions. There are two kinds of insurance… …Comparison shop. You can compare different […]

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Wall Street Journal, February 1st 2010 – Exodus out of Egypt: Lessons of Travel Insurance Limits

See the full article from The Wall Street Journal at: http://blogs.wsj.com/middleseat/2011/02/01/exodus-out-of-egypt-lessons-of-travel-insurance-limits/ … Likewise, a policy that covers medical evacuation may not cover non-medical evacuation, so if you want out of Egypt quickly and expect your insurance to help, you may have had to buy non-medical emergency evacuation coverage ahead of time. Squaremouth.com, a travel insurance […]

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USA Today, February 2nd 2010 – Traveling to Egypt? Get answers here

See the full article from USA Today at: http://www.usatoday.com/travel/news/2011-02-01-egyptflight01_ST_N.htm Q: I’m booked on a future trip to Egypt. Can I get my money back? A: Maybe. According to the tour operators association, most members are “allowing travelers to reschedule trips for a future date without penalties, issuing credits for future travel or refunding payments.” For […]

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USA Today, June 18th 2010 – Travel insurance: To buy or not to buy?

After spending close to two weeks in Italy, Bob Winningham’s trip was extended unexpectedly earlier this year. Three days before he was to leave Florence, many of Europe’s airports were closed because of a mammoth ash cloud from an Iceland volcano. Winningham, an analyst for Nationwide Insurance from Columbus, Ohio, says he was held up […]

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CNN, April 26th 2010 – Travel Insurance 101

Travelers who racked up unforeseen expenses during Europe’s recent volcanic ash cloud chaos — and those observing nervously from the sidelines — may want to look into travel insurance for their next trip. The right coverage can protect globetrotters from tacking thousands of dollars onto their trip costs when something such as a natural disaster, […]

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