All my friends and I were looking for was coverage for emergency helicopter evac from the mountains for a backpacking trip. I get the fine print. But seriously, if you or really ANY carrier would just offer a product that would simply state that coverage would be adequate, without any guessing or wondering you would take over this albeit niche demand in the insurance market.
I'm not talking about high risk stuff here. Just a bunch of guys hiking without tech.
Honestly I'm still only "pretty sure" that this coverage would have gotten me out of the mountains if I had had an injury. Customer service was marginally helpful here as he kindly read word for word what I could read for myself off the internet.
After poring over many options, I just picked one. Thankfully, none of our group needed to test our luck and see if our policies would have held water.
Seriously--write a simple policy and market it. People like me will find the clear cut coverage and buy it.
I called to ask about coverage for moving to a different hotel after I found a heroin needle in the dresser drawer of the one I was staying at with my two year old daughter. The representative coldly told me that the situation wasn't covered, end of story.
That is indeed a terrible experience. Travel insurance is designed to cover lost expenses due to trip cancellation or interruption for a variety of covered reasons. At this time, it does not cover changing hotels for situations such as the one you experienced; we are held to the policy as it is written in the Description of Coverage you received at the time of purchase.
However, we do encourage you to approach the hotel directly for a refund and compensation. If it was a chain hotel, we further recommend that you notify their parent company about your situation.
We will also review your communication with us to remind our representatives the importance of empathy. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention as it can help us enhance our customer experience.
My flight was grounded at an unscheduled airport for over the length of time necessary to file a claim. However, we do not have receipts because we were instructed not to leave the airport because doing so would put our lives at risk as we were in cartel country. This was not disclosed in the original policy I purchased as I would not have purchased it.
Do not ever buy insurance from this company.
Thank you for the review. When a flight is delayed or redirected, travel insurance is designed to cover the unexpected expenses incurred during that time. So while you did not leave the airport for safety concerns, any meals that were eaten or personal care products that you purchased in the airport may be covered. If you have expenses for those, we encourage you to submit a claim, even if you didn't necessarily keep the receipts to document it.
You can call 855-762-6252 or visit www.roamright.com/claims to open a claim with RoamRight.
The entire process of inquiry, purchase and initiating a claim were smooth and flawless. A claim has been filed and , so far, that experience has been efficient and courteous.
The website was hard to navigate through and I couldn't find the right insurance for me without asking someone. SO I had to talk to customer service which were helpful. The internet connection was a bit shaky so instead of the chat box closed instead of paused so in the midst of my conversation it shut off and I had to start a new with a new person and re-stating the whole conversation and what type of insurance I was looking for. Then when I manged to buy the insurance a default message appeared on the screen saying that the insurance was bought but not yet processed due to an error. Then I waited and waited to see if the charge would show up on my CC account but it didn't so then I had to send a message to customer service rep explaining what happened but only got an automated reply back saying that someone would be with me shorty. Got a message the next day and thankfully it was then fixed and I ended up getting the insurance. It was a bit stressful though. Wish that it was a much easier and smoother transaction.
My representative was professional, knowledgeable, courteous, and very, very helpful. If I could remember his name (sadly, I failed to find it for this survey), I'd recommend him for a big raise.
RosmRight was easy to work with, once I emailed for an access number.
I will be using them again. Our connection flight home was cancelled and we had to stay overnight in Chicago. I filed a claim and received a check for our hotel in less than 2 weeks. Their customer service was excellent! The initial cost for the policy was much lower than other travel insurances I have used previously.. This was the first time I have filed a claim with a travel insurance company and was impressed with the ease and efficiency of claim filling and reimbursement. I would definitely recommend RoamRight.
Thank you for your review! We are sorry to hear about the issues with your flight, but are happy we were able to make it a little better for you. We look forward to insuring your next trip!
We were delayed for 26 hours at our departure airport. We contacted RoamRight's 24 hour emergency assistance to clarify what are our delay coverage was. We weren't sure we were eligible for hotel benefits as we were still at our departure. The rep was able to refer to the policy certificate and verify that coverage was available for both food and lodging based on our situation.
Once we returned home we filed a claim online, which was processed within 2 weeks - we were paid the full benefit limit. The only improvement I would suggest based on my experience, is that I wasn't informed or updated on the status of my claim throughout the process, and because it was done online, I didn't know what to expect or when to expect it.
Overall, I'm happy with my experience! We bought the policy specifically because of the short time period to qualify for travel delay coverage - glad we did!
Disappointed in lack of personal contact from Roamright after claim was made 8 days ago and counting.
Thank you for reaching out to us. A claims examiner is currently reviewing the details of your claim and will be contacting you shortly.
Thank you for making us aware of your complaint.
A member of the Zero Complaint Team contacted you today with additional information regarding your claim.
Please contact us if we can be of any further assistance. We are delighted to help and can be reached at 800-240-0369.
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review.
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