Archive for June 2008

The Benefits of Traveling with Elvia

Published by June 27, 2008

This article has been reproduced from Elvia’s website. The Benefits of Traveling with Elvia You’ve got enough baggage for your trip. Why add to it with worry about potential mishaps? At Elvia, we want to lighten your load. We offer protection that keeps you covered and carefree—no matter where your travels bring you. 24/7 Global […]

Why buy travel insurance?

Published by June 26, 2008

This article has been reproduced from TravelSafe’s website. Over 70% of U.S. travelers now purchase travel insurance when booking their trip through a travel agent. Quite simply, they do it because it’s a smart decision. Approximately one in 6 travelers have had to file a claim. Still not convinced that travel insurance is for you? […]

TravelSafe Travel Insurance Offers Free Online Medical Records

Published by June 24, 2008

This article has been reproduced from TravelSafe’s website. Effective immediately, any traveler purchasing a TravelSafe Insurance Plan can now automatically register their medical information for free with our new Partner Global Xpi. Registering with Global Xpi (Express Patient Information) assures that your essential emergency medical information is available online to healthcare providers at anytime, anywhere […]

Does travel insurance cover cancellation due to an airline strike?

Published by June 20, 2008

Many travel insurance policies offer coverage for trip cancellation and interruption if a trip is delayed, cancelled or interrupted due to a sanctioned union labor strike for an airline or other travel supplier, as long as the coverage effective date is prior to when the strike is foreseeable. Usually, a strike is considered foreseeable on […]

Travel Warning – Lebanon

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United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 May 30, 2008 his Travel Warning updates information on security threats and ongoing political violence in Lebanon and informs U.S. citizens of current safety and security concerns.  The Department of State continues to urge that Americans avoid all travel to Lebanon.  Americans who […]