Archive for May 2013

International Student Health Insurance for Travelers

Published by May 31, 2013

Students may be required to purchase international student health insurance in order to enroll in study abroad programs. Because many domestic health insurance policies will not provide medical coverage while traveling internationally, students often opt for international medical policies. International medical policies can cover unexpected losses due to injury or illness under their emergency medical […]

frontierMEDEX is Back!

Published by May 27, 2013

After a brief absence, Squaremouth is pleased to welcome travel insurance provider, frontierMEDEX, back to the site. frontierMEDEX provides an array of options for travelers seeking international medical coverage. Two plans from the provider are now available: TravMed Choice U.S. Resident and TravMed Choice Inbound to U.S. The TravMed Choice plans are frontierMEDEX’s most comprehensive […]

Can I cancel a trip due to a family member’s pre-existing medical condition?

Published by May 23, 2013

Many travelers purchase travel insurance in case a family member’s ongoing health issues cause them to change their travel plans. Travel insurance companies refer to these ongoing health issues as Pre-Existing Medical Conditions. What travelers may not realize is some policies may not cover trip cancellation if it is related to a family member’s pre-existing medical […]