Archive for December 2012

What if Winter Storms Render Destinations Uninhabitable?

Published by December 29, 2012

With the recent winter storm bringing record snowfall in some areas of the country, a little known travel insurance benefit may help some travelers recover costs from cancelling expensive vacations. When a destination is made uninhabitable due to natural disaster, travelers may have the option to receive reimbursement for cancelling a trip. What travelers may […]

Airlines Waiving Change Fees for Delayed Travelers

Published by December 28, 2012

Due to the recent line of winter storms stretching across the midwest and northeast, many airlines are waiving the change fees associated with flight cancellations and delays at several airports across Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. Those looking to continue on with a trip may be able to turn […]

Winter Storm Systems Continue to Affect Post-Holiday Travel Plans

Published by December 27, 2012

A powerful winter storm system is sweeping through the Northeast, bringing icy conditions to roadways and causing thousands of flights cancellations for travelers returning from Christmas vacation. Stranded travelers across the middle and Northeastern region of the states may not have much to rescue them from travel despair except for their travel insurance policies. Travelers […]

Blizzard Warning May Affect Travel this Holiday Weekend

Published by December 21, 2012

Travelers gearing up for the busiest holiday weekend of the year may see delays and cancellations due to the recently issued blizzard warning affecting multiple states throughout the Midwest. Travelers hoping to purchase travel insurance ahead of the storm have missed the window for coverage. The storm was first announced by the National Weather Service […]

Can I Buy More Than One Policy for the Same Trip?

Published by December 20, 2012

Many travelers find that travel insurance plans offer comprehensive packages of benefits that can cover everything from trip cancellation to emergency medical. However, some travelers purchase travel insurance through a cruise or vacation package before they realize they may need additional coverage in a certain area. If the benefits available in one policy do not […]

Don’t Rely Solely on Missed Connection Coverage this Holiday Season

Published by December 17, 2012

This weekend marks one of the busiest travel weekends of the year at airports across the country and Squaremouth is reminding travelers to choose wisely when considering coverage for a missed or delayed flight. Initially, the differences between missed connection and trip interruption coverage may seem subtle, but the coverage a traveler chooses can greatly […]

Change is on the Way for Frequent Flier Programs

Published by December 14, 2012

Airline loyalty programs are big business for many carriers. They allow travelers to earn free flights based on the number of miles they fly. However, many carriers are changing the way they reward travelers by awarding points based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly. Travelers who pay more for their […]

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

Published by December 13, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for those traveling internationally, and policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. These benefits may be of interest to travelers visiting areas with higher risk of terrorist attacks, and civil or political unrest. The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning for Iran, urging citizens […]

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

Published by December 11, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for those traveling internationally, and policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. These benefits may be of interest to travelers visiting areas with higher risk of terrorist attacks, and civil or political unrest. U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid traveling to Eritrea and should be aware […]

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

Published by December 7, 2012

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for those traveling internationally, and policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. These benefits may be of interest to travelers visiting areas with higher risk of terrorist attacks, and civil or political unrest. According to the U.S. Department of State, an updated travel warning has been issued […]