Wall Street Journal, June 1st 2012 – A Student-Travel Cheat Sheet

Health insurance. Many U.S. health plans offer little or no coverage when you are outside the U.S. or may impose time limits on coverage, so most formal study-abroad programs include a health plan. If your time abroad is more open-ended, you might need to purchase travel insurance or international medical coverage, which generally costs a young […]

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Washington Post, May 18th 2012 – Travel insurance FAQ: Buying a policy, filing claims and more

Where can I buy insurance? You can also buy through a travel agent or a third-party Web site such as Squaremouth, Travel Insurance Review, TripInsuranceStore.comand InsureMyTrip.com. Those sites also make it easy to compare policies. See the full article from the Washington Post at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/travel-insurance-faq-buying-a-policy-filing-claims-and-more/2012/05/17/gIQAn2XSYU_story.html

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USA Today Travel, April 23rd 2012 – How to Look for Inexpensive Travel Insurance

Use a travel insurance cost comparison website. Sites such as tripinsurance.com, quotewright.com and squaremouth.com let you compare various travel insurance plans based on the type of travel, how much coverage you want and the types of emergencies the insurance will cover. See the full article from USA Today Travel at: http://traveltips.usatoday.com/look-inexpensive-travel-insurance-103522.html

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Fox News, April 13th 2012 – Nothing ‘Square’ About These Offices

ST. PETERSBURG – One of America’s fastest growing travel insurance companies is headquartered in St. Petersburg. It’s called Squaremouth. And, if you think their name is unusual, you should see their offices. Truth be told, there are no offices at the headquarters. Most of the walls are made of glass, allowing everyone to see everyone […]

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FOX Business, February 7th 2012 – What to do When Your Airline Folds

…Although travel insurance is useful in many cases, you might be surprised to find airline shutdown isn’t covered. A scan of various plan levels on travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth revealed that only 41 out of 106 offered “financial default” coverage, and those were the most expensive options. See the full article from FOX Business […]

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Forbes, September 13th 2011 – Is Travel Insurance Worth The Price?

…If you’d rather buy your own policy, several websites make it easy to comparison shop: Squaremouth, InsureMyTrip and QuoteWright. Squaremouth even excerpts relevant policy provisions. These sites, as well as those hosted by the insurance companies, are designed so you can buy online. See the full article from Forbes at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2011/09/13/is-travel-insurance-worth-the-price/

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USA Today, August 26th 2011 – Strategies for storm-tossed travelers

As Hurricane Irene continues to churn northward toward an expected Saturday landfall along the North Carolina coast, the massive storm is scrapping weekend beach plans and impacting travelers thousands of miles away. …Check your insurance policy. According to Chris Harvey of the travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, “if a traveler’s home is rendered uninhabitable by […]

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