iTravelInsured – Healthcare Everywhere Medical Records

Many travel insurance carriers distribute newsletters with travel tips and  information.  The August newsletter from iTravelInsured discussed how technology with medical records can help travelers in an emergency.  The following is an excerpt from the newsletter.   “It is truly amazing in this day and age that a car dealer can get your credit report […]

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Seven Corners – 5 Ways to Prevent the Worst Trip of Your Life

Travel insurance carriers frequently provide travel tips and advice on their websites.  Seven Corners recently wrote a story with suggestions of how to avoid having a bad vacation.  The following is an excerpt from the story. Inform a friend in town of your trip and ask them to check up on the house every so […]

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iTravelInsured Discusses Pre-Existing Conditions

Many travel insurance carriers distribute newsletters with information about product updates, current events and frequently asked questions.  The August newsletter from iTravelInsured answered a customer question about how pre-existing conditions are covered.  The following is an excerpt from the newsletter.   “My husband is being treated for cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. His doctor […]

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Airlines Improving with Delays | Travel Insurance Services Blogs

Travel insurance carriers frequently post travel news on their website or blog.  Travel Insurance Services recently posted a story about the new airline passenger rules and how they have improved this June compared to last.  The following is an excerpt from the blog post. A new rule against domestic planes sitting on the tarmac for […]

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HTH Answers Questions About NDM-1 (Antibiotic-Resistant Suberbug)

Travel insurance carriers frequently use blogs to deliver helpful information to travelers.  HTH recently answered important questions about the antibiotic-resistant superbug, called NDM-1, on their Healthy Travel Blog.  The following excerpt is from the article containing questions and answers with Dr. Vanya Gant. Q: Is this the first time that a carbapenemase has been described? […]

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Lost and Delayed Luggage – Travel Insurance Services Blogs

Travel advice and tips are often found on a travel insurance carrier’s website or blog.  Travel Insurance Services recently blogged  about what to do if your luggage makes the trip and you do not.  The following is an excerpt from the article. If your baggage, passport or visa is lost, stolen or damaged, you will […]

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MH Ross Traveler Tips – Airport Wireless Internet

Travel insurance carriers frequently provide advice for travelers on their website.  MH Ross addressed whether or not airport wireless internet is safe for travelers to use.  The following is an excerpt from the advice on the Traveler Tips on their website. Yes, it’s okay to surf the web wirelessly, but think twice before entering personal […]

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Medical Evacuation Statistics from Travelex and On Call International

Most travel insurance plans offer some level of coverage for medical evacuation & repatriation.  This can be as simple as being transported to a local medical facility or as complex as returning home on an air ambulance.  Coverage amounts can vary drastically.  Some plans cover $50,000 or less, while others boast coverage up to $2,000,000 […]

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A Cruise Gone Bad | Travel Insurance Blogs

Travel advice and tips are often found on a travel insurance carrier’s website or blog.  Travel Insurance Services recently blogged  about what is important if the unexpected happens during a cruise.  The following is an excerpt from the article. Going on a cruise can be a wonderfully relaxing and fun vacation. Fun activities, beautiful sunsets, […]

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HTH Travel Alerts – Tension and Violence Continue to Spill Over Throughout Karachi

Travel insurance carriers often provide information about current events that affect coverage.  This can include weather events, civil or political unrest or health warnings.  Such travel alerts are available in newsletters, blogs or on the carrier’s website.  The following is a travel alert from HTH on the tension and violence in Karachi. August 5, 2010. […]

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