Which Hurricane Travel Insurance is Best?

During hurricane season, many travelers ask which hurricane travel insurance policy has the best coverage. Some insurance may seem to offer more coverage for trip cancellation or trip interruption, but depending on the vacation, it is important to look closely to find the right policy. Finding the right hurricane travel insurance is especially important for […]

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Time to Buy Holiday Tickets, Time to Buy Travel Insurance

Only a few days into the fall season, many people are already planning for the holidays.  Booking travel plans early is important, and the same is true for travel insurance.  Travel Guard recently posted an article about airline prices for the holiday season.  The following is an excerpt from the story. The holidays may not […]

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Financial Default Coverage and Cruise West

Many travel insurance plans cover financial default of a travel supplier.  This applies to trip cancellation and trip interruption if travel plans are affected because a travel supplier becomes financially insolvent and cannot provide service.  It is common for this coverage to only be available if the policy is purchased within a set time from […]

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Coverage Can Overlap Within Travel Insurance

Travel insurance plans normally include a package of benefits ranging from trip cancellation, to medical evacuation, to life insurance.  There are many situations a traveler might face where multiple coverage benefits would apply.  For example, a medical emergency could lead to a claim for emergency medical, medical evacuation, trip interruption and even life insurance.  Recently, […]

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TravelSafe Answers an FAQ About Trip Cancellation Coverage

Most travel insurance plans cover trip cancellation and trip interruption.  If, for a covered reason, the traveler is unable to take or continue their trip, travel insurance will reimburse the unused and non-refundable trip cost.  TravelSafe provides a little more detail on the FAQ section of their website. I don’t have travel insurance, but something […]

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When Terrorism Coverage Won’t Work

Many travel insurance plans include coverage for terrorism.  This can include trip cancellation, trip interruption, emergency medical and medical evacuation.  Most plans require that the act of terrorism be within a set time from your scheduled trip departure, normally 30 days, and that the attack be in a city listed on your itinerary.  Travel Insured […]

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Travelex Writes About Travel Delay

Most travel insurance plans include travel delay coverage.  This reimburses expenses when a traveler is delayed for a certain amount of time, anywhere from 5 – 24 hours, depending on the plan.  Travelex recently wrote about this benefit in their agent newsletter.   Whether it is a hurricane, earthquake or blizzard that delays your clients’ […]

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Travel Loyalty Programs

Many different types of trips can be covered by travel insurance.  This can include cruises, tours, flights, family visits, business trips and more.  Trip cancellation and trip interruption protects the financial costs of the trip, however, points and miles from loyalty programs are different. When getting a travel insurance quote, the trip cost can include […]

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Rail Strike in Greece – Travel Insurance Services Blogs

The available travel insurance coverage is affected by current events.  Coverage for trip cancellation and trip interruption requires the trip be cancelled or interrupted for a covered reason listed in the policy.  Many plans cover if there is a labor strike causing complete cessation of a common carrier for a set amount of time, usually […]

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Concierge Service with Travel Insurance

It is common for travel insurance to offer 24 hour emergency assistance.  This is a toll free number within the US and a collect call from international locations.  The service provided is most commonly to arrange emergency medical treatment and medical evacuation.  However, some carriers also offer concierge services.  Travel Guard recently highlighted this benefit […]

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