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What to Look for in a Customer Review

Published by March 7, 2014

Customer reviews can heavily influence a traveler’s decision on which travel insurance provider is best for them. Whether the review is negative or positive, there are certain points to look for when reading a customer review. Below are a few tips on what to look for when reading travel insurance provider reviews. Look at the […]

Latest position statement from RoamRight on the terrorist threats in Sochi

Published by January 24, 2014

RoamRight is happy to be covering many travelers who are going to Sochi, Russia, to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. We understand that the US Department of State has issued a Travel Alert for this event and we urge all travelers to be cautious.  In a country where medical care may be different […]

Did you know? Travel Insurance is Available for One-Way Trips

Published by December 20, 2013

Trip cancellation travel insurance policies typically require travelers to insure themselves from doorstep to doorstep. This can make it difficult for travelers looking for cancellation coverage for a one-way flight or trip. However, there are some policies available will cover trips with a final destination that is not the same as the place of departure. […]

Can I Buy Insurance If I’m a Traveling Athlete?

Published by November 22, 2013

Those traveling for the purpose of sports may seek an insurance policy in the event of an accident during these activities, however athletes looking for travel insurance coverage for sporting activities or competitions will find that coverage will be very limited. While traveling athletes may be able to protect themselves while participating in sporting and […]

Can I buy travel insurance for multiple trips?

Published by November 15, 2013

Frequent travelers who plan on taking multiple short trips throughout a year may find that the most cost effective and convenient option is to purchase an annual travel insurance policy. Most annual policies will cover an unlimited number of trips throughout a year, with a limit on the number of days per trip that will […]

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, […]