Past articles in the 'General Information' section

Travel Insurance for Medical and Medical Evacuation Only

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 […]

Travel Insurance Round Up: Tips for Day Trips

Published by April 11, 2014

While many travelers take trips lasting days or weeks long, many travelers may just need a day to get away and relax. If that is the case, it can be beneficial to explore the sights and sounds of one’s own city or a nearby town, before planning a weekend away. Travel Insurance Services and Travelex offer […]

Travel Insurance for Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

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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 […]

Travel Insurance for Cancellation Only Coverage

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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 […]

Tips for Traveling When Under the Weather

Published by March 28, 2014

Getting sick or catching a cold is never convenient, but becoming ill when traveling can be especially distressing. If a traveler finds themselves easily susceptible to illness traveling may not seem feasible. Travel Insured International and HTH Worldwide offer advice on how to handle an illness when traveling. Tips Before You Leave for your Trip […]

How to Prepare for an Emergency During Vacation

Published by March 21, 2014

Many travelers consider themselves prepared for their vacations, but are they truly prepared? Expecting the best but preparing for the worst is the smartest way to cover all the bases when getting ready to take a trip. Air Ambulance Card, HCC Medical Insurance Services, and Travel Insurances Services offer advice on how to prepare for an […]

Travel Tip Roundup: What to do When Weather Interrupts Travel Plans

Published by March 13, 2014

When taking a vacation, most travelers have planned the trip down to every last detail. So when the weather doesn’t particularly cooperate with a vacation that’s been planned far in advance, frustration can quickly set in. Travelex and RoamRight have offered a few tips on how to handle vacations that have been interrupted by less […]

iTravelInsured Position Statement on the Ukraine

Published by March 11, 2014

iTravelInsured Released: 3/07/2014 On February 28, 2014, the Department of State warns “U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine, and particularly the Crimean Peninsula, due to the potential for instability following the departure of former President Yanukovych and the establishment of a new government. Groups have staged protests, set up roadblocks, and occupied government buildings in several […]

RoamRight Position Statement on the Ukraine

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RoamRight Released: 3/7/2014 While RoamRight’s thoughts are with the people and travelers caught in the middle of the conflict in the Ukraine, our travel insurance policies exclude coverage for any “war, invasion, acts of foreign enemies, hostilities between nations (whether declared or not), and civil war.” If a traveler is already in Ukraine and needs […]

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 […]