Travel Insurance Saves The Day For A Guy Who Should Know BetterNews from TravelPulse:
I’ve been a travel writer for nearly 30 years, and taken hundreds of airline flights. I’ve flown first class on TWA and from Paris-to-New York on Air France back when smoking was permitted on airplanes (it was a smoky flight and I helped). I’ve even flown twice aboard the Concorde. As I like to say, I flew back when it was [...] Continue Reading…
Bride with terminal cancer prepares for wedding but can’t afford to go on …News from Mirror.co.uk:
A woman with terminal cancer is preparing for the wedding of her dreams – but can’t afford a honeymoon.
Collette Furlong, 52, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010 and, after treatment including a hysterectomy and chemotherapy, was told by doctors last year that she only had a couple of years to live.
After being given the news, the mum-of-three came [...] Continue Reading…
A dream vacation, a travel insurance nightmareNews from ConsumerReports.org:
While booking a weeklong cruise to Panama on a Windstar sailing yacht, Marita and her husband, Frank, also took American Express Travel’s offer of a $ 1,149 insurance policy from CSA Travel Protection. That was fine with the Florida couple in their 70s, who always get travel insurance. The CSA plan would provide a full refund of their $ 8,000 vacation if they needed [...] Continue Reading…
Top 5 deals on travel insurance, suitcases and camerasNews from mirror.co.uk:
From booking the tickets, to picking a hotel, buying travel insurance, sun cream, and other beauty essentials, travelling can be expensive.
Cashback website TopCashback is offering consumers the chance to save big on their travels, on everything from gel manicures and fake tans at Wahanda to AA travel insurance and suitcases at Debenhams.
Top 5 cashback deals to help you save on your holiday
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Travel insurance: 5 scenarios why you should opt for higher coverNews from Deccan Chronicle:
Situations like loss or theft of baggage, delay of flights leading to financial loss, loss of passport and other important documents and medical emergency are quite common
Travelling is an important and regular event in everyone’s life whether it [...] Continue Reading…
Expert Dishes on When You Should Really Buy Travel InsuranceNews from TheBlaze.com:
You’ve selected your destination, departure date and seat assignment. You’ve entered your name and date of birth and if you’d like to pre-pay for checked bags. You’re almost done buying a plane ticket and then the dreaded checkbox asking whether you would like to purchase travel insurance or not pops onto the screen.
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If you’re anything like me, you hover over the [...] Continue Reading…
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Travel insurance a must have for trouble-free holidaysNews from Chandigarh Tribune:BusinessPosted at: Apr 6 2015 12:53AM
It had been a hectic year for the Sharma family. Their elder son Pranay had been busy preparing himself for the final exams, which got [...] Continue Reading…
California and Florida issue statements on deceptive travel insurance opt-out …News from PropertyCasualty360: (Casper1774/Shutterstock.com)
The insurance regulators for two of the U.S.’s major vacation rental markets — California and Florida — have issued statements against using opt-out sales practices to sell travel insurance.
In February, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation issued an informational memorandum stating that online travel agencies that sell travel insurance by using opt-out methods are in violation of the state’s Unfair Insurance [...] Continue Reading…
Cover-More lifts the price of travel insurance policiesNews from Sydney Morning Herald:
Australians are heading to Bali instead of the US because the dollar has fallen. Photo: Jason Childs
Australia’s largest travel insurer, Cover-More Group, has lifted the price of its policies by an average of 5 per cent because the weaker Australian dollar has raised the cost of overseas claims.
Cover-More chief operating officer John Murphy said since in June that the cost of claims had [...] Continue Reading…
AIG eyes 30% growth in travel insuranceNews from Jakarta Post:
Insurance firm Asuransi AIG Indonesia expects up to 30 percent growth in the company’s travel insurance business as the surge in the country’s tourism sector will further boost demand for travel protection.AIG Indonesia head of travel insurance Lia Karmilawati said in Jakarta on Friday the company currently had a 60 percent share of the market in Indonesia’s travel insurance business, with 5 million customers registered [...] Continue Reading…