Travelex Shares a Travel Triumph

Trip interruption coverage in travel insurance can help recoup lost expenses when travel plans are cut short.  Most plans will reimburse unused and  forfeited trip costs, as well as additional costs of returning home early when the trip is interrupted for a covered reason.  If it is a medical situation, medical evacuation coverage and emergency […]

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Seven Corners Blogs About Travel Warnings

Travel insurance plans with trip cancellation coverage will reimburse unused and non-refundable costs if the trip is cancelled for a covered reason.  Some policies include a terrorist attack as a covered reason.  It is important to distinguish this from a travel alert or travel warning.  In many cases, a travel warning will be issued after […]

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HTH Blogs About the Potential Eruption of Mount Merapi

Last April, the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland and greatly affected European travel.  The eruption created a massive ash cloud that delayed or cancelled flights for several weeks.  The situation highlighted the importance of travel insurance to protect against natural disasters.  Since then, extra attention has been paid to other volcanoes, active and dormant.  HTH […]

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What is Not Considered Travel Delay

Most travel insurance plans cover travel delay.  This reimburses the costs of lodging, meals and local transportation during a delay.  The most common reason that triggers this coverage is a common carrier delay from mechanical breakdown or inclement weather. There are many situations that would cause travelers to be delayed but would not qualify for […]

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TravelSafe Answers a Question About Frequent Flyer Miles

Travel insurance can reimburse trip expenses that are not refunded if the trip is cancelled for a covered reason.  Before the trip begins, this is trip cancellation.  A delayed departure, missed time during the trip or an early return home would be trip interruption. Trip costs can include lodging, transportation, cruises, tours or other expenses […]

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Strike in France Leads to Cancelled Flights

The planned pension reforms in France have led many workers and students to strike in protest.  The strike is having an affect on public transportation, fuel supply and flights.  Travel insurance can provide relief for those whose vacation plans are affected by the strike.  Many plans will cover if a trip is cancelled, delayed, interrupted […]

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Seven Corners Blogs About Pre-Existing Conditions

All travel insurance plans have events and circumstances that are excluded from coverage.  One of the most common exclusions is for pre-existing conditions.  This means any situations caused by or related to a pre-existing medical condition will not be covered by the travel insurance.  Many policies offer a waiver of this exclusion, meaning there is […]

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About Hurricane Paula – Travel Insurance Services

Most travel insurance plans provide coverage for hurricane & weather related delays, interruptions and cancellations.  The coverage can vary depending on the policy, ranging from common carrier delays to mandatory evacuations.  Learn more about the differences in  coverage in the Squaremouth press release, Travel Insurance for a Hurricane – What Travelers Need to Know. Travel […]

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MH Ross Traveler Tips – Frequent Flyer Miles

Travel insurance can cover the pre-paid and non-refundable expenses of a trip.  However, the cash value frequent flyer miles cannot be included as trip cost.  If cancelling or changing the reservation would lead to fees, the fee expense for re-banking the miles or changing the dates can be insured.  Depending on the airline, this can […]

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Blood Clot Interrupts Roman Holiday a MEDEX Case Study

Most travel insurance plans include coverage for medical evacuation & repatriation.  This covers the costs of medical transportation if there is an emergency during a trip.  This can be a ground ambulance, air lift or even a commercial flight.  The cost of medical treatment once at a hospital or medical facility is covered by the […]

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