How Long Does Travel Insurance Last?

Most travel insurance policies are designed to cover travelers from door-to-door, starting when they leave home and ending when they return home. However, there are different types of policies that provide coverage for different periods of time. Most Single Trip Policies Last the Length of Your Trip Single trip travel insurance policies with Trip Cancellation […]

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How Do I File a Travel Insurance Claim?

For many travelers, how a provider will handle a travel insurance claim is just as important as the amount of coverage included and the price of the policy. However, because travel insurance is reimbursement-based, the claims process can be daunting. If you are a Squaremouth customer and would like to file a claim, select your […]

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Can You Buy Travel Insurance After Booking a Flight?

You can buy travel insurance with comprehensive coverage anytime up until the day before you leave for your trip. Typically, travelers will wait to buy a policy until they’ve made at least one insurable payment toward their trip, which can include booking a flight, hotel, tour, or other prepaid and non-refundable trip expenses. When Should […]

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What is flight insurance?

Flight insurance can help refund the costs a traveler incurs if they miss their flight or something happens while they’re flying. For many travelers, this is one of the main reasons to consider travel insurance. Flight insurance coverage can help a traveler in four different ways: Under the Trip Cancellation benefit, it can refund your […]

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

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 […]

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Can I buy travel insurance for multiple trips?

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 […]

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I’ve booked my flights using miles, how does this affect my travel insurance?

When purchasing trip cancellation insurance, determining which trip costs to include can often cause confusion for travelers. If travelers are using frequent flyer miles or rewards points to fund a portion of their trip, it can even further complicate the process. What is not covered? Unfortunately, frequent flyer miles or reward points are not insurable. This […]

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Who has the cheapest travel insurance?

Travel insurance is not one size fits all. Because of the ways premiums are determined, and the variety of travel insurance options, there are no definite answers as to who offers the cheapest travel insurance. How are premiums determined? Multiple factors affect the price of travel insurance, and like any type of insurance policy, higher […]

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What Can a Medical Evacuation Membership Do?

What are medical evacuation memberships? Medical evacuation memberships from companies like MedjetAssist and Air Ambulance Card will fly sick or injured travelers to the hospital of their choice when they are hospitalized at least 150 miles from their home. Coverage can be provided both domestically and internationally. Memberships typically do not limit the amount of […]

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Medical Evacuation and Repatriation: How much coverage do I need?

Travelers are often concerned about the amount of Medical Evacuation coverage they should look for in a travel insurance policy. Some policies will offer up to $2 million or even an unlimited amount of coverage. However, these policies can be expensive and may not be necessary for most travelers. Here is some information that can […]

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