Archive for September 2013

RoamRight Position Statement on the Nairobi Mall Attack

Published by September 30, 2013

RoamRight Released: 9/30/2013 Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been affected by the attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. If a RoamRight traveler was injured during the attack, plan benefits would be extended per usual. For travelers who are planning trips to the area, RoamRight policies will provide coverage if […]

iTravelInsured Position Statement on the Nairobi Mall Attack

Published by September 26, 2013

iTravelInsured Released: 9/24/2013 iTravelInsured plans would not provide coverage against a “Terrorist Incident” occurring in Nairobi if travel  insurance is purchased on September 22, 2013 or later.  Nairobi and the area within 120 miles of Nairobi must remain incident free for at least 90 days and no travel warnings issued by the U.S. State Department […]

GeoBlue Position Statement on the Nairobi Mall Attack

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GeoBlue Released: 9/23/2013 Gunfire broke out Saturday at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, developing into a current standoff between Kenyan forces and terrorists.  Authorities report that Al-Shabaab, a militant group in Somalia that has killed countless civilians with suicide bombs, has claimed responsibility for this terrorist attack.  Over 200 civilians have been rescued, […]

CSA Travel Protection Position Statement on the Nairobi Mall Attack

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CSA Travel Protection Released: 9/23/2013 Gunfire broke out Saturday at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, developing into a current standoff between Kenyan forces and terrorists.  Authorities report that Al-Shabaab, a militant group in Somalia that has killed countless civilians with suicide bombs, has claimed responsibility for this terrorist attack.  Over 200 civilians have […]

Travelex Travel Insurance Position Statement on the Nairobi Mall Attack

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Travelex Travel Insurance Released: 9/23/2013 For travelers who purchased a Travelex travel protection prior to September 21, 2013, Terrorist Act coverage will be in effect with regards to the recent mall attack occurring in Nairobi. Coverage will apply to travelers who are currently in, or are scheduled to travel to this destination, provided the Terrorist […]

I’ve booked my flights using miles, how does this affect my travel insurance?

Published by September 20, 2013

When purchasing trip cancellation insurance, determining which trip costs to include can often cause confusion for travelers. If travelers are using frequent flyer miles or rewards points to fund a portion of their trip, it can even further complicate the process. What is not covered? Unfortunately, frequent flyer miles or reward points are not insurable. This […]