Archive for May 2012

Travel Alert 2012 – Yemen

Published by May 25, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 May 21, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The Department of State reminds U.S. citizens in Yemen about the continued high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities.  Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula continues to threaten to attack, […]

Travel Alerts – Saudi Arabia

Published by May 22, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 May 18, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Saudi Arabia. There is an ongoing security threat due to the continued presence of terrorist groups, some affiliated […]

How Late Can I Purchase Travel Insurance?

Published by May 16, 2012

For some travelers purchasing travel insurance can be an afterthought. Maybe they put off buying travel insurance until the last minute or didn’t realize that most medical insurance plans don’t provide international coverage. Luckily, travelers can purchase travel insurance as late as their departure date for trip cancellation coverage, or anytime, even after departure, for […]

Squaremouth Reveals Best Selling Travel Insurance Plans for the First Quarter of 2012

Published by May 10, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 10, 2012 – Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com names CSA Travel Protection’s Custom Comprehensive as the best-selling travel insurance plan for the first quarter of the year. Custom Comprehensive was purchased by 10.45% of travel insurance customers, almost a 3% increase compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. The plan offers […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Cancel for Any Reason Travel Insurance Coverage

Published by May 7, 2012

Many travelers mistakenly think they need to purchase Cancel for Any Reason coverage when buying travel insurance. However, normal cancellation policies cover a majority of reasons why most travelers cancel their trips. Most travel insurance policies cover cancellation due to sickness, injury or death to the travelers or their family members. Some plans also cover […]

What If I Miss My Cruise Ship Departure?

Published by May 4, 2012

Travelers understand that a virus outbreak or hurricane can ruin a cruise, but they don’t always think about protecting themselves before the ship departs. Airline issues caused by weather or mechanical failures can be unpredictable and cause travelers to miss their cruise departure. To protect against having to pay for a last-minute flight from the […]

Squaremouth.com Adds Travel Guard Great Outdoor Travel Insurance Plan

Published by May 3, 2012

Squaremouth.com introduces the Great Outdoors travel insurance plan from Travel Guard North America. In addition to 100% Trip Cancellation, 150% Trip Interruption, $25,000 Emergency Medical, and $500,000 Medical Evacuation, this plan provides adventure travelers the benefit of participating in outdoor activities that are normally excluded in most policies. The Great Outdoors benefits sportsmen by refunding […]