Travel Insurance for Skiing Explained

Skiing trips are among the most common getaways for active travelers during the winter. Many travel insurance policies are building with these travelers in mind, and include Sports & Activities coverage specifically to cover travelers who plan to ski during their vacation. However, there are policies that will exclude these types of activities altogether, so […]

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Does Travel Insurance Cover Scuba Diving? Squaremouth Explains

The growing popularity of adventure travel has sparked many travelers to search for specific travel insurance policies tailored to their active trips. Scuba diving has been one the activities gaining the most traction amongst active travelers. Does travel insurance cover scuba diving? Many travel insurance policies can cover the most common water sports, such as […]

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Travel Insurance for Lost Luggage

Travelers turn to travel insurance for a variety of reasons. For most, the primary reasons are cancellation coverage for their trip expenses, and medical coverage in case an emergency occurs during their trip. However, many travelers are also interested in travel insurance for their luggage and personal items, in the event something is lost or […]

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Travel Insurance for Mountaineering: What are the limits?

Adventure travel is at an all-time high, and is one of the most common reasons travelers buy travel insurance – for medical coverage during the length of their trip. Many adventurous travelers with planned mountain climbing excursions turn to travel insurance as an extra precaution, however depending on the specifics of the climb, there may […]

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Travel Life Insurance: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage

When many travelers buy travel insurance, they are looking for a specific benefit. The most commonly sought after benefits are Trip Cancellation and Emergency Medical, however there are additional benefits included within many policies that travelers are interested in. Travel life insurance is one of those additional benefits that travelers look for when comparing policies. […]

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Travel Insurance for Excursions: What’s Covered?

Most cruise lines offer on-shore excursions to travelers, but many of the most popular excursions may not be covered by travel insurance. It’s a common misconception among travelers that buying excursions through cruise lines means they would automatically be covered by a standard travel insurance policy in the event of an injury. However, that’s not […]

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How to Find the Best Travel Insurance for Your Trip

Most travel insurance policies are comprehensive, and are designed to cover travelers’ main concerns, including coverage for their trip expenses, medical emergencies, travel delays, and luggage. However, picking the best travel insurance policy for a trip depends on the specific benefits and coverage amounts each traveler is looking for. The Best Travel Insurance for Travelers […]

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What is Travel Insurance?

Travel insurance is designed to provide financial protection for unexpected events that impact a traveler’s trip. Popular benefits on a travel insurance policy include coverage for trip cancellations, medical emergencies, travel delays, and luggage. There are three different types of travel insurance policies: single trip, annual, and group. Single Trip Travel Insurance Policies Single trip […]

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Is there travel insurance coverage for the government shutdown?

The ongoing government shutdown has already become the longest in U.S. history, and is disrupting travel nationwide. With hundreds of thousands of federal workers left without salaries, staffing shortages among TSA agents and air traffic controllers are leading to longer security lines and lengthy delays at major airports. Unfortunately, travel insurance will not provide coverage for […]

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Squaremouth’s Guide to Credit Card Travel Insurance

Many credit cards include travel insurance to attract travelers and provide built-in protection for cardholders spending money on trips. Depending on each traveler and their trip, this built-in coverage may be exactly what they need, or it may not provide the right benefits or coverage amounts. Squaremouth breaks down credit card travel insurance coverage, and […]

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