Travel Market Report, Feb 3 2017 – Travel Insurance Sales Keep Climbing

BHTP said “travel advisors are currently the best marketers of travel insurance, but that may not be the case for long.” Sivley noted that little hard data about sales market share exist right now, but it doesn’t appear aggregators are taking travel insurance sales away from agents. Instead, travel insurance aggregators like Squaremouth are helping […]

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Travel Market Report, Jan 9 2017 – Stolen Passports Can Cost Clients Dearly

Rachael Taft, content manager for travel insurance website Squaremouth.com, told TMR that many agents and consumers don’t understand exactly which events are covered by trip interruption policies. “While many travelers’ major concerns are covered by travel insurance, policies usually have specific requirements to trigger coverage that some travelers may not be aware of,” Taft said. […]

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Travel Market Report, June 2 2016 – Clients Should Review Travel Insurance As Hurricane Season Begins

Squaremouth, a travel insurance website, offered up “The Three Biggest Misconceptions” travelers have about hurricane coverage. First is that a consumer can purchase travel insurance after a storm has been named. “This misconception generates the most calls to Squaremouth and is the most costly mistake travelers when buying a policy for hurricane coverage,” the company […]

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Travel Market Report, April 5 2016 – Travel Insurance Is The New Norm

At the end of December last year, following the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks, Squaremouth, an online company that compares travel insurance products, said visitors to its site rose 38%, purchasing 17% more policies versus the similar period the previous year. There also was a 53% increase in “terrorism coverage” searches. The company hasn’t seen […]

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