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Travel Detective Blog: Travel Insurance with Crisis Response Service
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Travel Detective Blog: Travel Insurance with Crisis Response Service

Travel insurance continues to be one of the more misunderstood essentials. When do you buy it? What kind? Of equal importance is WHERE you purchase it. I’m a big fan… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory

Medical coverage when you travel is one of those things you don’t miss until you absolutely need it. But sometimes, it’s not just a good idea…it’s actually mandatory. To travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: When Traditional Travel Insurance is Not Enough
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: When Traditional Travel Insurance is Not Enough

It’s one thing to protect your travel investment with a basic trip-cancellation insurance policy. But with so many other “what-ifs” in the travel process, you may need more than traditional… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Much Travel Mishaps Could Actually Cost You
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Much Travel Mishaps Could Actually Cost You

It’s a no-brainer that a delayed flight, lost passport, or missing hotel reservation can wreak havoc on a trip. But do you know how much it’s costing you? Turns out,… Read More…

The Benefits of Having Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance

The Benefits of Having Travel Insurance

Only about 30 percent of Americans purchase travel insurance when they hit the road. But what happens when you encounter those unexpected travel nightmares? Who pays for all that? Delayed… Read More…

What You Need to Know About Traveling During Hurricane Season
Caribbean / Hurricane Season / Natural Disasters / Travel Insurance

What You Need to Know About Traveling During Hurricane Season

With the peak of hurricane season around the corner, it doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t travel to hurricane-prone areas. It just means you need the proper information, a plan B,… Read More…

Your Checklist for International Travel
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Insurance

Your Checklist for International Travel

Preparing for a big international trip means getting credit cards and foreign money in order. But smart travelers know you also need to prepare for anything. Contributing writer Margaret Magnus… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Need Medical Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Need Medical Travel Insurance

Whether you’re sailing on a cruise ship, climbing a mountain, or are simply in another country, getting really sick or injured on the road can be catastrophic…and expensive. According to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Do You Need Travel Insurance for Skiing & Adventure Travel?
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Do You Need Travel Insurance for Skiing & Adventure Travel?

You’ve heard me talk about getting travel insurance on pricey vacations, to help protect your investment. But what happens if your claim is denied because…you’re too active? That’s right, basic… Read More…

Why Travel Agents Still Matter
Shopping / Travel Insurance / Travel News / Travel Tools

Why Travel Agents Still Matter

In the past month, both Women’s Day and CareerCast received heavy backlash when they questioned whether travel agents still matter in this economy. CareerCast called out travel agents as one… Read More…

How to Buy Third Party Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance

How to Buy Third Party Travel Insurance

Last week, Peter reported on an elderly couple’s medical ordeal in Turkey after purchasing travel insurance from Royal Caribbean. The couple had bought travel insurance and the policy was followed… Read More…