Archive for May 2008

Will the baggage loss benefit of my travel insurance policy cover my camera?

Published by Chris Harvey May 30, 2008

Most travel insurance policies cover between $500 and $2500 for baggage and personal effects which are lost, stolen or damaged. Usually a per article limit applies as well which can range from $200 to $500 per article depending on the insurance carrier and policy selected. Many policies also have a lower combined maximum limit for […]

Travelex Supplier restrictions as of May 28th 2008

Published by Chris Harvey May 30, 2008

Please refer to this page for information about travel insurance suppliers for which Travelex Insurance Services has restricted or eliminated coverage on the following protection plans: Travel Plus, TraveLite, Annual Multi-Trip, Flight Plus, and group programs underwritten by Old Republic Insurance Company. Travelex Insurance Services and their underwriters have made a business decision to no […]

Important Things to Consider Before Planning Your Trip

Published by Chris Harvey May 29, 2008

This article reproduced from Travel Insured International website: Important Things to Consider Before Planning Your Trip: Do I need long-term medical insurance when I travel? Our long term medical insurance is designed for people, who don’t have any other medical insurance. Since most people who can afford it have health care coverage in their home […]

What is meant by "instant policy" for international medical travel insurance?

Published by Chris Harvey May 22, 2008

Many International Medical travel insurance plans guarantee issue if eligibility requirements are met. These plans are instant policy in that you receive immediate confirmation with no medical exams and/or underwriting required. They generally always exclude pre-existing medical conditions.

Is it possible to purchase cancellation insurance for the rental of a home or condo?

Published by Chris Harvey May 21, 2008

Most all travel insurance policies will provide reimbursement for the cost of a home, villa, condo or other rental property as long as there is a written agreement or contract between the insured and the renter. Reimbursement of your prepaid non-refundable costs will be made if your trip is canceled or interrupted for a “covered” […]

Travelex Supplier Restrictions as of May 19th 2008

Published by Chris Harvey May 19, 2008

Please refer to this page for information about travel insurance suppliers for which Travelex Insurance Services has restricted or eliminated coverage on the following protection plans: Travel Plus, TraveLite, Annual Multi-Trip, Flight Plus, and group programs underwritten by Old Republic Insurance Company. Travelex Insurance Services and their underwriters have made a business decision to no […]

What is the Emergency Reunion benefit in travel insurance?

Published by Chris Harvey May 19, 2008

The travel insurance benefit for Emergency Reunion means covering the expenses for having a family member transported to the injured or ill insured during a medical emergency. Lodging expenses are generally covered. This is sometimes referred to as “visitor to bedside” and is usually included in the medical evacuation benefit for international medical and travel […]