Emergency Assistance During the Holidays

During the busy holiday travel season, it’s important to remember how your travel insurance policy’s Emergency Assistance Team can help. Many policies provide the following coverage: Multilingual staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Travel medical assistance services like Medical Evacuation Travel intelligence services such as text messaging alerts Trip management assistance […]

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Blizzards and Travel Insurance, What coverage is available?

With winter weather approaching, many travelers wonder whether travel insurance will cover them in the event of a major ice storm or blizzard. While not all travel insurance policies include coverage for Hurricane and Weather, there are policies available from Travel Guard, CSA and USI Travel Insurance that include inclement weather as a covered reason […]

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Lost Luggage During Holiday Travel

Many people have been faced with the issue of lost baggage, especially during the busy holiday travel seasons. Although most travel insurance policies provide coverage if your bags are lost, stolen or damaged on the trip, follow these tips to decrease your chances of having to file a travel insurance claim. Pick bright or odd […]

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Important Points to Remember From Travelex

Travelex‘s Regional Account Manager, Jeff Guthmiller, reminds us of some important steps to take before and during the trip. Before You Go: Read through the travel insurance policy’s certificate to understand what is covered, what is not covered and what to do in the event of a claim. Write down the international phone numbers and […]

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Seven Corners – Weather Benefits Reminder

Since winter is on its way, Seven Corners has highlighted the weather related benefits available in their RoundTrip and RoundTrip Choice policies. The travel insurance policies offer the flowing coverage: Coverage if the insured is involved in a traffic accident while on their way to depart on their trip. Coverage for weather that causes a common carrier, such […]

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Rental Car Insurance

Question from TripAdvisor’s Cruz Bay Forum Rental Car Coverage While Traveling in Canada I am traveling from Canada and our insurance companies do not provide Liability coverage in VI, all the offer is CDW. I do not want to rent with out this coverage, does anyone know where I could purchase Liability insurance for a […]

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Travel Insurance Select – New Benefits and Coverage

Travel Insurance Services has introduced new benefits and coverage to their Travel Insurance Select policies. The Travel Insurance Select Elite and Plus will now give travelers the option to include the upgrade benefit, Non-Medical Evacuation. Non-Medical Evacuation arranges transportation from a place of danger to a place of safety during a time of civil or […]

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