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What You Need to Know About Traveling During Hurricane Season
Caribbean / 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

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…

Travel Tip: Traveling With the Right Insurance
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Traveling With the Right Insurance

No one wants to get sick or injured when traveling, but it pays to plan ahead so you don’t get nailed with a huge bill. The Public Health Ministry in… Read More…

Why Third-Party Travel Insurance Counts for a Cruise
CBS News / Cruise Travel / Travel Insurance / Travel News

Why Third-Party Travel Insurance Counts for a Cruise

A recent incident on board a Royal Caribbean ship underscores the importance of purchasing the right kind of travel insurance. Jill and Dodge Melkonian thought they had covered their bases… Read More…

Two Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Next Cruise
Cruise Travel / Travel Insurance / Travel News

Two Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Next Cruise

As passengers of the Carnival Triumph learned the hard way, having travel insurance doesn’t always pay off. When the crippled ship was stranded at sea for several days, passengers with… Read More…

Travel Tip: Facts of Medical Evacuation
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Facts of Medical Evacuation

No one likes to think about getting sick or injured on the road, but it pays to know what kinds of situations you could be facing. According to the US… Read More…

Travel Tip: Dealing With Bankrupt Travel Providers
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Dealing With Bankrupt Travel Providers

If you’ve ever been on the losing end of a travel provider that ceases operations and goes bankrupt, you know that recouping your losses can be difficult. But there are… Read More…