Archive for July 2010

Travel Guard Surveys Agents About Trip Cost

Published by July 31, 2010

Travel insurance carriers frequently provide information, advice and statistics with a newsletter.  Travel Guard recently gathered travel statistics from agents and wrote about them in their newsletter, The Source.  The following is an excerpt from the story. The Travel Guard Pulse Poll surveys agents on the latest trends in travel and the latest survey indicates […]

About Student Travel – Travel Insurance Services Blogs

Published by July 29, 2010

Travel insurance plans can cover different types of trips, not just vacations.  Student travel, particularly international student travel is a growing demographic for travel insurance.  Travel Insurance Services recently blogged five reasons student travelers should have insurance while studying abroad.  The following is an excerpt from the post. Medical Expenses – If your child becomes […]

Travel Insured Writes About Employment Coverage

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Many travel insurance pans protect travelers when a trip is affected by circumstances relating to employment.  Travel Insured wrote an article elaborating on this coverage.  The following is an excerpt from the story. Job Loss Protection and Cancel for Work Reasons Job Loss Protection is included in each of the four types of Worldwide Trip […]

HTH Blogs About Student Travel and Mono

Published by July 28, 2010

Travel insurance carriers often provide travel tips and advice on a blog.  Recently, HTH Worldwide’s Healthy Travel Blog, posted an article discusses student travelers and the threat of mono.  The following is an excerpt from the story. Students abroad seem to be particularly susceptible to contracting mononucleosis.  Over the past two months, HTH Worldwide has […]

Statement from Travel Insured on Tropical Storm Bonnie

Published by July 27, 2010

Travel insurance carriers release position statements when current events impact coverage.  With natural disasters like tropical storms and hurricanes, many plans will not cover a storm if the policy is purchased after the storm is named.  The following is a position statement from Travel Insured on Topical Storm Bonnie. A Tropical Storm was identified at […]

Statement from CSA on Tropical Storm Bonnie

Published by July 24, 2010

Travel insurance carriers release position statements when current events impact coverage.  With natural disasters like tropical storms and hurricanes, many plans will not cover a storm if the policy is purchased after the storm is named.  The following is a position statement from CSA Travel Protection on Topical Storm Bonnie. Tropical Storm Bonnie 7/22/10 2010’s […]

Avoiding Travel Nightmares – Travel Insurance Services Blogs

Published by July 22, 2010

Some travel insurance carriers use a blog to answer frequently asked questions, review coverage scenarios and provide travel advice.  Travel Insurance Services recently posted an article that outlines four specific perils and how travel insurance can provide relief.  The following is an excerpt from the story. You lose your job and can no longer afford […]

Travel Guard’s World Service Center During the Volcanic Ash Delays

Published by July 21, 2010

Travel insurance carriers produce newsletters that will often include travel advice, discuss current events or information about the company.  A recent story in the Source, Travel Guard’s newsletter, reviewed how Travel Guard responded to the increased volume of calls, claims and emergencies related to the volcanic ash cloud over Europe.  The following is an excerpt […]

MedJetAssist Discusses Identity Theft

Published by July 20, 2010

Travel tips and advice from travel insurance carriers are often provided in newsletters and blogs.  MedjetAssist recently posted an article on their blog, The World Wide Will, that discussed how travelers can prevent identity theft.  The following is an excerpt from the article written by Peter Greenberg. My first rule is never put personal documents […]

Statement from Travel Guard on the Airline Fuel Service Strike

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Travel insurance carriers release position statements when current events affect coverage.  These statements identify what benefits are no longer available for future policy purchases.  When a labor strike of a common carrier becomes a foreseeable event, policies sold after then will not cover situations related to the labor strike.  The following is a statement from […]