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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.

Travel Insurance Isn’t Just for International Travel

You might think that you don’t need trip insurance if you’re vacationing in the United States. Think again. Just because you’re not traveling beyond our borders doesn’t mean something could stop you from being able to travel. You can have…

If You’re on Medicare – You Need Travel Insurance

If you’re over 65 and traveling, there’s a good reason to buy travel insurance, possibly even if you are traveling within the US. Not all Medicare Advantage policies will cover you if you travel out of state. NO Medicare policy…

The Best Time to Buy Travel Insurance

When is the best time to purchase your travel insurance? Is it ever too late to purchase a policy? You need to purchase your policy before you need it. You can’t wait to buy your insurance until something happens that…

Summer Camp for Adults

Just because you’re an adult, you don’t have to give up the fun of attending summer camp. There are many opportunities for you to get away and immerse yourself in a new activity this summer – learning something new or…

Give the Gift of Travel for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Don’t just buy that special someone jewelry, candy, flowers or bubbly – give them a gift of travel to the source. Imagine their surprise when you tell them you are planning a great trip together.

Buying Travel Insurance If You’re Worried About Getting a Visa

If you are traveling either to or through a country that you are concerned will experience terrorist events or travel restrictions, it’s not difficult to protect yourself and your travel investment, but there are specific features you need to look for in your travel insurance.

Give the Gift of Travel

Are you looking for a gift idea for family or friends. Give them the gift of travel. Sending them on a vacation is a fantastic gift they will remember for years. They look forward to traveling for months before they take the trip. Then they enjoy their vacation, and then enjoy the memories the vacation for years to come.

Get Black Friday Deals on Travel

Everyone is shopping for the best “Black Friday deals” on the internet for their holiday gifts. Why not get the best deals on travel too?

Shorten Your Time In Airport Lines

Getting through airport security is taking longer than ever before. It doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon. Government officials, airports and airlines suggest you arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight in order…

Stay Informed While You Travel

Many people are nervous about traveling. Civil unrest in other countries, terrorist incidents, health concerns like zika, hurricanes, even long lines at airports might make you just want to stay home. No need to despair, most places that you would…

How to Deal with Lost IDs While Traveling

You’re having a great time on your vacation – until you realize your wallet and photo ID is missing. Did you leave it somewhere? Was it stolen? How are you going to be able to get on the plan without…

Your Trip May Be Longer than You Think

You’re taking a ten-day cruise, so your trip will be ten days long, right?  Not necessarily.  If you are traveling to get to your main point of departure for your trip and spending a night away from home before embarking…

Travel to See Unique Watersports this Summer

If you are a fan of competitive watersports, but are looking for something a little different this Olympic year, forgo Rio for the swimming and diving.   Travel to watch people compete in one of these unique watersports you may never…

Skip the Security Line Before Your Next Flight

Getting through airport security is taking longer than ever before.  It doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon.  Government officials, airports, and airlines suggest you arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight in order…

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Is It Ever Too Early or Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance?

You can purchase travel insurance from the first day you make a deposit on your trip up until the day before you depart. The cost will be the same regardless of when you purchase, but there are advantages if you buy sooner than later.

Just Plane Manners

  Sometimes it seems like common courtesy doesn’t exist anymore, particularly on airplanes. Generally speaking things don’t escalate to violence, but occasionally they do, as it did in March when women had a fist fight on a flight over noise…

Best Weekend Away in Portland, OR

Portland offers the ideal weekend away for almost any sort of group –The restaurants and shopping are great. The hotels and walking around town are convenient, and you are a short drive from some of the most scenic areas of the country.

Unique SPA Experiences

Your idea of a fantastic vacation might include a luxurious and relaxing day at a spa. Your traveling companion may want something new and adventurous at each stop. Visit one of these unique spas, and everyone can be happy. Some…

Snacks on a Plane

If you have even a little bit of time, you can take enough food to help you make it through even a fairly long flight. But knowing what not to take is almost more important than what to take. Follow these simple rules.

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