Archive for June 2012

Lessons From Tropical Storm Debby

Published by June 28, 2012

Not all storms are alike, one reason why it is good to understand what is covered by a travel insurance policy.  While many tropical storms and hurricanes are associated with high winds delaying flights and causing damage, Debby brought a lot of rain, some tornadoes and more rain.  Now that the storm has slowed, many […]

Insurance Provider Position Statements on Tropical Storm Debby

Published by June 25, 2012

Travel insurance providers release position statements to identify how coverage applies to current events. The following are position statements from the travel insurance providers identifying what coverage is available for Tropical Storm Debby: Air Ambulance No statement provided. CSA Travel Protection Statement Date 6/25/2012 Tropical Storm Debby formed late Saturday evening in the Gulf of Mexico. […]

CSA Travel Protection’s Statement on Tropical Storm Debby

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Travel insurance providers release position statements when current events affect coverage. Once an event is considered foreseeable, new policies purchased will not cover that event. The most common example of an event becoming foreseeable is when a hurricane or tropical storm is named.  After the storm is named, it is too late to purchase a new […]

CSA Travel Protection’s Statement on Tropical Storm Chris

Published by June 21, 2012

Travel insurance providers release position statements when current events affect coverage. Once an event is considered foreseeable, new policies purchased will not cover that event. The most common example of an event becoming foreseeable is when a hurricane or tropical storm is named.  After the storm is named, it is too late to purchase a new […]

Travel Warning – Somalia

Published by June 20, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 June 15, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. Policies with terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage can be found at Squaremouth.com. The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Somalia and recommends that you avoid all […]

CSA Travel Protection’s Statement on Hurricane Carlotta

Published by June 19, 2012

Travel insurance providers release position statements when current events affect coverage. Once an event is considered foreseeable, new policies purchased will not cover that event. The most common example of an event becoming foreseeable is when a hurricane or tropical storm is named.  After the storm is named, it is too late to purchase a new […]

Travel Alert – Hurricane Typhoon Season 2012

Published by June 15, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 June 04, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. Policies with hurricane and weather coverage can be found at Squaremouth.com. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the hurricane and typhoon seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and […]

Travel Warning – Measles Outbreak

Published by June 14, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outbreak Notice Measles Update Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all of your overseas trips. Updated: May 25, 2012 What Is the Current Situation? In the United States, measles was declared eliminated in 2000 due to high vaccination coverage and effective public health response. That means measles no longer occurs year round in […]

Travelex Supplier Restrictions as of May 30, 2012

Published by June 12, 2012

Travel insurance companies can choose to exclude travel suppliers and destinations from coverage. The following are travel supplier restrictions from Travelex as of May 30, 2012. Suppliers Not Covered by New Enrollments Travelex Insurance Services and their underwriters have made a business decision to no longer accept enrollments and confirm coverage for travel with the […]

Travel Warnings – Mauritania

Published by June 11, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all of your overseas trips. May 24, 2012 The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Mauritania, and urges extreme caution for those who choose to travel to Mauritania, because of activities by the […]