Fortune, Feb 2 2016 – The Zika Virus Is a Boom for Travel Insurers

RoamRight, ranked third by sales in 2015 on travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, declined comment on how the Zika Virus boost would impact its profitability because it does not know how many customers will claim refunds and therefore what losses it will incur. For this reason, it also was too early to consider whether to […]

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Chicago Tribune, Feb 2 2016 – Travel insurance: Get it right

Because of differences in the fine print, my recommendation is that you compare policies carefully and don’t blindly take whatever your airline, cruise line or tour operator suggests. Most of the big online travel insurance agencies publish elaborate side-by-side comparisons of different policies, including g1g.com, insuremytrip.com, quotewright.com, squaremouth.com, totaltravelinsurance.com, travelinsurancecenter.com and tripinsurancestore.com. Read the full […]

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Wall Street Journal, Jan 12 2016 – Open Salaries: the Good, the Bad and the Awkward

How would you feel if your co-workers could see your paycheck? Afraid they’ll think you’re overpaid? Defensive, because you think you make too little? More employers, from Whole Foods Market, with 91,000 employees, to smaller companies such as SumAll and Squaremouth, are opening up company-wide salary information to all employees. They generally don’t disclose it […]

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The Washington Post, Jan 4 2016 – Talk about Travel

Q: Travel Insurance Question Is there a website where you can compare travel insurance offers? I am looking to purchase for the first time for medical reasons (want to book a big trip, but have a fall-back in case a medical issue prevents me from traveling) and am overwhelmed by the options and fine print. […]

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ITIJ, Dec 8 2015 – Cover or price?

Of the US $1.9 billion spent by Americans on travel insurance in 2012, 12 per cent of travel insurance sales went through a combination of internet aggregators, direct to consumer channels and other brokers. This figure represented a 38-per-cent growth over the percentage of sales in 2010, said Rachael Taft, content manager at Squaremouth, a […]

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Huffington Post, Dec 6 2015- Amid Terror Threat, Can I Call Off My Trip to Europe?

“Even though Brussels was recently under a high terror alert, no terrorist acts have occurred, so travelers with plans to visit the city are still eligible to purchase travel insurance with terrorism coverage,” says Rachael Taft, a spokeswoman for Squaremouth.com, a travel insurance site. Of course, it’s too late to buy travel insurance that will […]

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