Cancel For Work Reasons Travel Insurance

Question from Flyer Talk’s Forum Non-Medical Travel Insurance  All, Please forgive me is this has been answered before/elsewhere. I’m looking to purchase travel insurance for a vacation in August to Costa Rica. It’s possible that I may change jobs before then, and if I do, I won’t be traveling. Does anyone know of affordable travel […]

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Trips to Greece are Safe, Says Travel Experts

According to travel experts, trips to Greece are currently safe. An article from MSNBC reports: The most important thing to realize is that the riots, which led to dozens of looted shops and buildings lit afire, have been located in the downtown core, specifically Syntagma Square, said Rich Sorensen, travel news editor for Europe Through the […]

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Trapped In Costa Rica Without Travel Insurance

A recent story reported by FOX news uncovered a young couple trapped in Costa Rica because they couldn’t afford to be medically transported back to the U.S. Ron and Elissa Merritt are desperately trying to get back to the United States, where they have health insurance and access to U.S. doctors and hospitals. But they […]

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Finally Reading the Fine Print Regarding Trip Interruption Coverage

Question from Cruise Critic’s Forum Finally reading the fine print re: Trip Interruption I need to purchase travel insurance for our upcoming April cruise. I don’t need Cancellation insurance (reason: after not buying any insurance for 10+ cruises, I figure I saved some $$ and am self-insured against cancellation…). Which brings me to Trip Interruption. […]

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Travelex Updates Their OFAC Restrictions

Travelex Insurance Services, a travel insurance provider, has updated their OFAC restrictions based on improved business processes. The U.S. Department of Treasurey’s Office of Assets Control administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers and other groups which […]

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Didn’t Buy Travel Insurance Yet – Am I Out of Luck?

Question from Cruise Critic’s Forum Didn’t Buy Travel Insurance Yet – Am I Out of Luck? I should have done this sooner, but was not thinking. Normally we don’t purchase insurance and have just taken the risk. We booked a cruise for August, back in early December, so I’m beyond having the pre-exisitng conditions waiver. This […]

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Insurance Provider Statements on Unrest in Egypt and Syria

Travel insurance providers release position statements to identify how coverage applies to current events. The recent unrest in Egypt has many travelers asking how their policy works in this situation. The following are position statements from the travel insurance providers identifying what coverage is available: Air Ambulance No statement provided. CSA Travel Protection No statement […]

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Air France Pilots and Crew Go On Strike

Many travel insurance policies offer coverage in the event a labor strike prevents you from traveling. The article below from USA Today mentions how Air France pilots and crew have started a four-day strike that could cause flights to be cancelled. Air France says it expects to maintain more than 85% of its long-haul flights […]

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Delays Affecting Air Traffic Near New York City

Travel insurance can help travelers in a variety of situations, but one of the more common concerns is an airline delay. The following article from USA Today article takes a look at the increasingly chronic delays affecting the air traffic near New York City. For airlines, the skies over the New York City metropolitan area are […]

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