Travel Insurance

Understanding The Different Types Of Travel Insurance

POSTED February 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel Insurance is your backpack plan. Even the best thought-out plans may be interrupted by circumstances out of your control, think political unrest, global or personal financial troubles, health emergencies as well as natural disasters. So when planning your flights and hotels be sure to put travel insurance on your planing check-list too, for peace of mind. Insurance will help you recover expenses should you be...
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Travel Insurance – Read The Small Print Or You May Waste Your Money

POSTED November 4th 2015 BY Ellen
You’ve probably taken out a travel insurance policy on a previous trip, or you are considering the purchase of one for an up coming trip. You’re patting yourself on the back for doing the responsible thing, by taking out travel insurance. You think you’ve given both you and your loved ones the peace of mind knowing that if anything happens to go wrong you’re covered. Obviously,...
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Mysterious Disappearance Exclusion – What Travelers Need to Know!

POSTED February 1st 2011 BY Ellen
If you ever have had something stolen from you, but their was no proof of the crime, you may have learned the hard way that your insurance claim was not paid due to what is called a “Mysterious Disappearance Exclusion.” A Mysterious Disappearance Exclusion is a clause in some insurance policies that excludes coverage for loss of property if the cause of the loss cannot...
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Understanding Travel Health Insurance

POSTED January 23rd 2010 BY Ellen
Most of us have heard horror stories about inadequately insured travelers who go off on holiday feeling perfectly well and then an unfortunate accident puts them in hospital. These unlucky folks find themselves very far from home without personal support systems in place and they’re left with thousands of dollars in unpaid medical bills. Not fun! By reading this information will give you a basic...
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Travel Insurance Should You Get It?

POSTED January 23rd 2010 BY Ellen
The following article is one that was written by Consumer Reports.  The article is a little outdated but the content is still good and provides valuable questions and information every traveler should know when it comes to travel insurance. Travel insurance: Cut your risks. If illness, accident, or emergency strikes before or during a tour or cruise, you could face two major financial risks: the...
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Travel Insurance for Your Luggage

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Ellen
What Does Travel Insurance Cover? Many of us are tempted to purchase travel insurance just in case the travel gods are not looking after us every leg of our journey. Travel insurance offers some important coverage, however, the theft of your property is another thing. The Policy When you buy a travel insurance policy, you need to ask specific questions, and make sure the answers...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Ellen
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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