Archive for September 2012

U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Lebanon

Published by September 28, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for international travel. Policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. Below is an update on the travel warning issued for Lebanon. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs has issued an updated travel warning for all U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Lebanon. The Department of State recommends that U.S. […]

U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Tunisia

Published by September 27, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for international travel. Policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. On September 14, the Department of State issued a travel warning for Tunisia, ordering the departure of all non-essential U.S. personnel. The warning was prompted after the attack of the U.S. Embassy in Tunis. Any U.S. citizens remaining on the country should exercise […]

U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Sudan

Published by September 26, 2012

According to the U.S. Department of State, the terrorist threat level throughout Sudan, particularly in the Darfur region, remains critical. A travel warning for Sudan continues due to threats of violent crime, including kidnappings, armed robberies, home invasions and carjackings in the region. The U.S. Department of State urges travelers to exercise caution while driving […]

2012 Travel Warning for Algeria

Published by September 25, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for international travel. Policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. Below is an update on the travel warning issued for Algeria. Due to continuing terrorist threats, the Department of State has updated its travel warning for all U.S. citizens traveling to Algeria. They recommend that all citizens carefully consider the risks associated with […]

U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Libya

Published by September 24, 2012

Following the attacks on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, the U.S. Department of State issued an updated travel warning for Libya urging U.S. citizens against all travel to the country. U.S. citizens should use extreme caution traveling to and from Libya, and should prepare their own contingency emergency plans, advises the Department of State. Due […]

Gearing Up for Fall and Winter Travel Seasons

Published by September 21, 2012

As travelers plan their upcoming holiday getaways for the fall and winter travel seasons, they are often concerned that bad winter weather or other unforeseen circumstances may ruin their plans. Lengthy travel delays due to snow, sleet, rain and traffic affect both road and air travel. The fall and winter travel seasons can be some […]

Making Changes to Your Travel Insurance Policy

Published by September 20, 2012

What happens if travelers commit to purchasing a travel insurance policy, but need to make changes to their policy later? For many travelers, travel details often change after they purchase a policy. It is important to remember that travelers can make changes to their policies as long as they are made before the start of […]

Coverage for Acts of Terrorism Abroad

Published by September 19, 2012

Days of unrest continue to ensue after extremists breached the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt on September 11th. Protesters attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing American Ambassador, Chris Stevens. A wave of protests against several other U.S. embassies has since emerged. For travelers in these parts of the world, safety and security are […]

Tropical Storms Nadine and Kristy form in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Published by September 14, 2012

Tropical storm Nadine, the 14th named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm is currently located east-northeast of the Lesser Antilles islands and is nearing hurricane strength. Meanwhile, tropical storm Kristy has formed in the Pacific Ocean and is currently located southeast of Cabos Corrientos, Mexico. Swells […]

CSA Travel Protection’s Statement on Tropical Storms Nadine and Kristy

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Travel insurance providers often release position statements to identify how coverage applies to current events, most commonly when tropical storms are named. Once a tropical storm is named, travelers can no longer purchase coverage for that storm. The following are position statements from the travel insurance provider, CSA: Tropical Storm Kristy 9/12/2012 Tropical Storm Kristy […]