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Global Instability Doesn’t Have to Put a Damper on Travel Plans, Says Trip Insurance USA

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TREASURE ISLAND, FL, April 10, 2003 — As the travel season gears up, many travelers are concerned about the current worldwide instability. Now one Web site compares every major travel insurance product, making it easier to travel while minimizing the risk. Launched this week by Trip Insurance USA, allows travelers to compare every travel insurance product instantly, research insurance carriers and purchase — all from one simple interface.

“We have taken great care to create a comparative quote engine that is simple, elegant and fast,” said Chris Harvey, President of Trip Insurance USA. “No other site out there matches’s sheer speed and ease of quote or depth of information.” visitors can obtain quotes from over 40 plans by answering just five questions. Visitors enter their travel dates, trip cost, area of residence and ages of travelers; the site instantly returns applicable insurance policies, visitors can then compare plans side-by-side, view each plan separately, or purchase plans directly.

Travelers who require in-depth information before making a purchase can choose to research from 18 different lines of coverage, ranging from bankruptcy protection to non-emergency medical insurance. Those wanting more information before purchasing policies can research insurance carriers and view full policy certificates online. All carriers are hand-picked based on insurance industry watchdog AM Best ratings, state insurance commissioner feedback, and other criteria. “Trip Insurance USA is an independent travel insurance agency. Each member of our team has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance marketplace,”Lea Doyle, CIO of Trip Insurance USA explained. “We provide quotations only for products and companies that meet our standards of excellence. If a company has made it to our list, travelers can rest assured we will stand behind our recommendations. If they ever feel the service they receive does not meet their expectations, we will not hesitate to intervene on their behalf with the insurance carriers.” also offers a free affiliate program to Web site owners; affiliates do not need to be licensed insurance agents. Having already appointed their first Premium Partner, Trip Insurance USA is also actively seeking more travel-related companies to become Premium Partners by using the customized comparative quote engine on their own Web sites.

“The bottom line is that is one more tool, savvy travelers can use to make sure their vacation plans go off without a hitch,” Harvey finished. “Even if terrorism or other major problems arise tomorrow, travelers with the right insurance policies won’t be out a dime.”

Kevin Herlihy, National Account Manager for Travel Insured International, which is one of the top travel insurance carriers in the USA, stated, “This is one of the best travel insurance quote engines I have seen. We are excited to be a part of it.”

For more information contact Chris Harvey at (727) 490-5803 or, or visit