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Medical and Medical Evacuation Only Travel Insurance

Published by April 14, 2014

Being reimbursed for medical expenses while traveling is one reason many travelers purchase travel insurance. Many travelers ask if they can purchase a policy that only offers emergency medical and medical evacuation coverage. This type of protection is available through vacation and international medical plans, however, these two types of travel insurance can dramatically vary […]

Pre-Existing Medical Condition Coverage in Travel Insurance

Published by April 11, 2014

A pre-existing medical condition is one reason many travelers purchase travel insurance. Pre-existing coverage allows travelers to cancel a trip if a pre-existing medical condition prevents them from traveling, as well as receive medical treatment for a pre-existing condition while traveling. Pre-existing coverage can also benefit travelers who have non-traveling family members with a pre-existing […]

Trip cancellation coverage | Travel Insurance

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Having the option to cancel a trip in the event of an illness or injury and receive a refund is one reason many travelers purchase travel insurance. Many travelers ask if they can purchase a policy that only offers cancellation coverage. These types of policies are available, however, if travelers only want cancellation coverage, Squaremouth […]

Travel Alerts – Panama

Published by February 27, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 February 05, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The State Department alerts U.S. citizens of the risks of travel along the Pan-American Highway in western Panama at this time.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2012. Disputes over mining rights […]

Travel Warning – Colombia

Published by February 23, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 February 21, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The Department of State reminds U.S. citizens of the dangers of travel to Colombia. Security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, including in tourist and business travel destinations such as Cartagena […]

Cancel For Work Reasons Travel Insurance

Published by February 22, 2012

Question from Flyer Talk’s Forum Non-Medical Travel Insurance  All, Please forgive me is this has been answered before/elsewhere. I’m looking to purchase travel insurance for a vacation in August to Costa Rica. It’s possible that I may change jobs before then, and if I do, I won’t be traveling. Does anyone know of affordable travel […]

Travel Warning – Mexico

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United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 February 8, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens about the security situation in Mexico.  General information on the overall security situation is provided immediately below.  For information on […]

Travel Alert – Syria

Published by February 20, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 February 6, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The United States warns U.S. citizens against travel to Syria and recommends that U.S. citizens in Syria depart immediately. The United States advised the Government of Syria that it has suspended all embassy […]

Travel Alert 2012 – Pakistan

Published by February 17, 2012

United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 February 2, 2012 Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for all your overseas trips. The State Department warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Pakistan. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning for Pakistan dated August 8, 2011, to update information on security incidents and […]

Trips to Greece are Safe, Says Travel Experts

Published by February 15, 2012

According to travel experts, trips to Greece are currently safe. An article from MSNBC reports: The most important thing to realize is that the riots, which led to dozens of looted shops and buildings lit afire, have been located in the downtown core, specifically Syntagma Square, said Rich Sorensen, travel news editor for Europe Through the […]