Archive for July 2013

Latest Position Statement from CSA Regarding Tropical Storm Flossie

Published by Jessica Harvey July 29, 2013

Residents and travelers are beginning preparations as Tropical Storm Flossie heads toward the Hawaiian Islands. Any travel insurance policies purchased after July 25th, when the storm was named, will not provide coverage for losses related to Tropical Storm Flossie. CSA Travel Protection has released the following explantation of travel insurance coverage regarding the newly named […]

Latest Position Statement from CSA Regarding Tropical Storm Dorian

Published by Brandi Morse July 25, 2013

Trip cancellation policies will provide coverage for unforeseen events listed under the policy. When an otherwise covered event like a tropical storm has officially been named, travelers are no longer able to purchase a policy to provide coverage for that event. CSA Travel Protection has released the following explantation of travel insurance coverage regarding the […]

What Can a Medical Evacuation Membership Do?

Published by July 22, 2013

What are medical evacuation memberships? Medical evacuation memberships from companies like MedjetAssist and Air Ambulance Card will fly sick or injured travelers to the hospital of their choice when they are hospitalized at least 150 miles from their home. Coverage can be provided both domestically and internationally. Memberships typically do not limit the amount of […]

Baggage and Personal Items Loss Travel Insurance: What’s Covered and What’s Not

Published by July 12, 2013

Losing baggage or personal items on a trip can be a nightmare for travelers, and many turn to travel insurance for protection. A travel insurance policy can provide some coverage for lost, stolen, or damaged items, but it is important to know what limitations apply and what will not be covered. Many travel insurance policies […]

Trip Cancellation Coverage for Volcanic Eruption near Mexico City

Published by Aidan Harvey July 5, 2013

Major U.S. airlines canceled flights to Mexico on Thursday, affecting travelers in Houston, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, Chicago and Los Angeles airports. The precautionary cancellations were a result of the Popocatepetl volcano spewing ash, steam and rock. As of today, volcanic ash is not affecting flight operations, and Mexican airports are operating normally. However, those affected […]