American Couple in Nepal Learns the Value of Travel Insurance

The earthquake in Nepal this April was devastating, and sad stories continue to surface.  For an American couple traveling in Nepal, their story has a happy ending, but not without adversity.  They did not have travel insurance for their trip.  During the five days they were stranded, they watched multiple helicopters evacuate people with travel Continue

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Hurricane Season Guide for Travel Insurance

Hurricane season is upon us, officially spanning from June 1st – November 30th, and vacationers are wise to factor this into their travel plans.  Researching the destination and weather projections are good ideas, but the unpredictability of storms makes travel insurance a must-have for summer travel.  While many travel insurance plans are similar, they are Continue

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Travelers’ Luck is a Dud, Plane Stuck in the Mud

Frequent fliers are familiar with a variety of airline delays:  crews missing flights, mechanical issues, bad weather, etc.  Travel insurance is a staple for savvy travelers used to these types of common carrier issues.  However, not many travelers are expecting a flight delay because their plane got stuck in the mud. That is exactly what Continue

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How To Pack and Protect Your Electronics

Electronics are essential items to add to your packing list. From laptops to tablets and everything in between, these items keep you entertained and help you capture extraordinary moments during your travels. Here’s how you should pack each of your valuable electronics and an extra tip on how travel insurance can help: Laptop Laptops are Continue

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Tourism in Nepal More Important Than Ever

The earthquake in Nepal has been devastating.  Loss of life and property has been extreme, and the situation is ongoing. Relief and aid during such an emergency is critical.  Those traveling and in need of help should contact their travel insurance 24 hour emergency assistance number.  Emergency assistance can help coordinate evacuations, medical treatment, and Continue

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How To Plan The Perfect Honeymoon

You’ve booked your caterer and florist, but what about plane tickets? One of the highlights of wedding planning is the honeymoon. It’s a chance to get away and celebrate with your new spouse. Whether you’re planning a getaway to dig your toes into the sand or tour museums and ancient ruins to learn about a Continue

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Tunisia, Terrorism, and Travel Insurance

The terrorist attack in Tunisia this month ended the lives of 21 people, 20 of whom were foreign tourists. The city of Tunis is a popular Mediterranean cruise port, causing many travelers to consider how travel insurance would help in this type of situation. Whether someone is already traveling in the region or planning to in Continue

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Does Travel Insurance Cover Electronics?

We depend upon our electronics to connect us with the rest of the world and manage our lives, so it’s no wonder that our cell phones, laptops and iPads accompany us on our vacations. That’s why when we were recently asked if cell phones and laptops are covered with travel insurance, we knew it was Continue

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Ebola Outbreak: Travel Insurance Can Help

Ebola virus continues to make headlines. It’s important to understand the risks and know how travel insurance can help protect you, your vacation plans and investment in your vacation. If you or your travel partner contract the Ebola virus before or during your travel, and you meet the policy requirements for canceling or interrupting your Continue

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Does Travel Insurance Cover Hurricanes?

We are in the midst of Hurricane Season with Pacific and Atlantic Hurricane Season both officially coming to an end on November 30.  If you’re planning a vacation and are interested in having travel insurance protection, there are a few things you need to be aware of first: Travel insurance provides coverage if there is Continue

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