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U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Syria – Travel Insurance Update

Published by March 21, 2013

Non-medical evacuation, often referred to as political evacuation, is a travel insurance benefit that can assist travelers when emergency situations involving government or social upheaval threaten travelers’ safety. Since the U.S. Department of State recently issued an updated travel warning for Syria, non-medical evacuation coverage may be important for U.S. citizens traveling to the region. […]

The World Health Organization Counts 15 Cases of Novel Coronavirus

Published by March 15, 2013

Emergency medical benefits in travel insurance policies can be valuable for travelers when unexpected symptoms arise on a trip, especially when new cases of viruses are reported by health organizations. According to the World Health Organization, 15 cases of a new SARS-like novel coronavirus have been reported. The first identified case occurred in Jordan last September, and the […]

Travel Warning – Somalia

Published by June 20, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 June 15, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. Policies with terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage can be found at Squaremouth.com. The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Somalia and recommends that you avoid all […]

Travel Alert – Hurricane Typhoon Season 2012

Published by June 15, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 June 04, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. Policies with hurricane and weather coverage can be found at Squaremouth.com. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the hurricane and typhoon seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and […]

Travel Warning – Measles Outbreak

Published by June 14, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outbreak Notice Measles Update Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all of your overseas trips. Updated: May 25, 2012 What Is the Current Situation? In the United States, measles was declared eliminated in 2000 due to high vaccination coverage and effective public health response. That means measles no longer occurs year round in […]

Travel Warnings – Mauritania

Published by June 11, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all of your overseas trips. May 24, 2012 The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Mauritania, and urges extreme caution for those who choose to travel to Mauritania, because of activities by the […]

Travel Warning 2009 – Yemen

Published by June 2, 2009

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 April 24, 2009 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities.  The Department recommends that American citizens defer non-essential travel to Yemen.  American […]