MH Ross Official Statement on Current Volcano Activity

In light of the current volcanic activity in areas of the world including Alaska and Japan, here is a summary of available benefits in the MH Ross Basic and Enhanced policies.  Natural Disaster is defined in the policy as a disaster resulting from natural causes including flood, hurricane, tornado, earthquake, volcanic eruption or blizzard. Trip […]

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Unemployment and Travel

This article was reproduced from a TravelSafe newsletter. Unemployment and Travel According to Business Week, we’ve entered a rather unique time for unemployment figures.  They write, “As U.S. jobs disappear at a rapid clip, the official unemployment figure seems understated. While November’s 6.7% rate is a full 2% higher than the same time last year, the […]

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"Cancel For Any Reason" rules vary between insurance providers

This article was reproduced from a TravelSafe newsletter. 2 Days Versus 48 Hours “Cancel For Any Reason” rules vary between insurance providers. TravelSafe’s “Cancel For Any Reason” option allows travelers to cancel their trip for any reason at all by notifying TravelSafe two or more days before their scheduled trip departure date.  However, other providers […]

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Aging Parents and Travel

This article was reproduced from the TravelSafe newsletter. Aging Parents and Travel One of the most frequently asked questions at TravelSafe is “Will your plan cover me if something happens to my elderly parent?”  In most cases, the answer is YES!  Non-traveling immediate family members are not subject to the restrictions for pre-existing conditions.  That […]

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Why do I need to buy my travel insurance within 15 days of my first deposit or booking? Shouldn’t I wait until I have more at risk?

Many travel insurance plans typically have additional benefits and options when you purchase within an “advantage period” (usually 10 – 30 days depending on the policy).  The benefits impacted may include cover for pre-existing conditions and financial default of a travel supplier.  With the uncertainty of today’s economy, cover for financial default is becoming increasingly […]

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Travel & Coverage Alerts from CSA

This article was reproduced from the CSA Travel Protection website Coverage Alerts from CSA Mount Redoubt 01/30/2009 Mount Redoubt, an Alaskan volcano, is expected to erupt at any time. CSA Travel Protection considers a volcanic eruption to be a natural disaster. Certain CSA Travel Protection plans offer coverage for some effects of a natural disaster. […]

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