We planned this particular trip a year in advance. This meant that after my initial purchase of insurance from RoamRight there were three additional costs I needed to add to the policy as the plans evolved. My contacts with Customer Service were pleasant and efficient. Even though travel insurance is costly, it's always good to have completed a trip NOT having to file a claim.
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.
Two previous claims were processed very quickly
My interaction is not complete with Roam Right yet. To date my experience with Roam Right has been good. They quickly responded to my email and also sent an email letting me know they had received my claim. Once the claim process is completed I will be able to give a better and more complete review.
The experience was great. Would use this company again
Very helpful so far. Will see how it goes after claim received.
RoamRight was good. Staff was knowledgeable, the policy had coverage for a business owner in the event the business owner had to cancel for work related reasons. This feature is not widely available.
When we were stuck in the airport with our flight cancelled, i phoned RoamRight and they were very helpful in explaining all my options.
Did not need so use, so all good. I was scared of Zika so wanted coverage.
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