Tin Leg Position Statement Icelandic Volcano

Tin Leg Released: 8/20/2014 Recently concerns have risen over the possible eruption of Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano. Travelers who purchase a Tin Leg, Economy, Standard or Luxury policy, may be eligible for cancellation, interruption or travel delay benefits, providing the event meets the policy’s requirements under the weather or natural disaster coverage. Any Tin Leg plans […]

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U.S. Department of State Travel Warning for Sierra Leone

The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning against non-essential travel to Sierra Leone. “After review of health conditions and limited availability of medical evacuation options, the U.S. Department of State ordered the departure of family members residing with Embassy staff in Freetown to begin August 14, 2014.  U.S. government employees in Freetown […]

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Travel Warning issued for Algeria by U.S. Department of State

Despite the U.S. Department of State’s warnings of the risks involved with traveling to countries prone to terrorism and civil unrest, many travelers continue to travel for a number of reasons. While danger still presents itself, travel insurance plans can include several benefits that may help. Algeria is particularly threatened by acts of terrorism from […]

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U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for El Salvador

The U.S. department of state has issued a travel warning for El Salvador due to serious problems with crime and violence throughout the country. Hundreds of known gangs roam freely day and night, and are quick to engage in physical violence and commit crimes. Robberies and assaults pose threats to all travelers. 22 U.S. citizens […]

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Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Burundi

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for international travel. Policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. Below is an update on the travel warning issued for Burundi On November 8, 2012, the U.S. Department of State issued an updated travel warning for Burundi. Because Burundi participates in peacekeeping missions in Somalia, the terrorist organization, al-Shabaab, has threatened terrorist attacks […]

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U.S. Department of State issues Travel Warning for Tunisia

Squaremouth recommends travel insurance for international travel. Policies available on squaremouth.com may include terrorism and non-medical evacuation coverage. The U.S. Department of State updated its travel warning for Tunisia on October 19, 2012. After the U.S. Embassy and American Cooperative School in Tunis were attacked, the Department ordered the departure of all non-essential U.S. government personnel from the country.  According to […]

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Travel & Coverage Alerts from HTH

The following are weather alerts to be aware in regards to HTH policies: Tropical Storm Claudette 08/17/2009 Claudette became the first tropical storm to hit the U.S. mainland this year when it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle early Monday. Since that time, the storm has weakened. By 8:00am EST on Monday August 17th, the […]

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Squaremouth Updates Travelex Peru Information

If you are hold a Travelex policy through Squaremouth, please note the following info regarding the Peru earthquake:  Medex, the Travel Plus and TraveLite emergency travel assistance provider, has been monitoring the situation in Peru closely since the earthquake event. There have been no calls from any Travelex policy holders in Peru, nor have there been […]

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