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Editorials from our staff traveling through the world. We share our best travel tips, and how to get a better value out of your travel insurance.

Are you Covered for Tropical Storm Isaac?

Tropical Storm Isaac is bearing down on Haiti and the Dominican Republic and may elevate to hurricane status. They are expecting it to spread across much of Florida in the next few days. Are you covered under travel insurance if Isaac becomes a hurricane? Are you covered after a storm has been named?

Stop, Thief! How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off on the Road

Have you ever been ripped off when you were on the road? It’s more common than you think. Even the friendliest destinations have their share of thieves and pickpockets, and in some Eastern, and Central and South American countries, stealing…

How to Avoid Travel Insurance Scams

Every industry has fraud, and the insurance industry has more than its share. Be sure to use simple precautions when buying travel insurance.

Sweepstakes to “Conquer the World”

We are offering a cash prize of $5,000 to take the trip of your dreams to one lucky winner who enters our Conquer the World sweepstakes between now and June 25.

Trip to the Annular Solar Eclipse in California

This annular eclipse will blot out about 95% of the sun. Unlike a total eclipse, during an annular eclipse, the moon is slightly smaller than the sun, and the only thing that shows as the moon moves over the sun…

Are You Covered in Case of Volcanic Eruption?

It was just two years ago that the Eyjafjallajökull-Fimmvörduháls volcano in Iceland erupted, disrupting air travel throughout the northern hemisphere. Now Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has been spewing molten rock up to a mile from its crater. How good is your travel insurance coverage in the event of a natural disaster, such as a volcanic eruption?

Are Americans Getting Too Big to Fly?

Like it or not, obesity has become an issue in American society and overweight passengers create real problems when traveling. It’s more of a safety issue than anything else.

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