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Travel Insurance for Hurricane Coverage – Timing is everything

Many of the Caribbean Islands, and the Florida Keys were wiped out by Hurricane Irma.   But this was just the first of many to come.  Hurricanes are coming in record breaking strength.  Meteorologists attribute these unusually large storms as the result of warmer water from global warming.   They don’t expect this trend to […]

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New TSA Baggage Scanning Requirements

With everything that has happened this summer, you may have missed an announcement that might affect you if you are planning to fly somewhere later this year. In June, the TSA announced that it is tightening screening requirements at all domestic airports. In the coming months, passengers at TSA checkpoints will have to remove all […]

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Do You Really Need To Spend Money On Travel Insurance?

When you’re taking a trip, you want to make sure you spend your money wisely – on things that are important to you. That may be splurging for first-class, a room upgrade, a gourmet dinner or something else that you want to purchase on that fabulous vacation you bought. But is it wise to pass […]

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Illegal Souvenirs – What you can’t bring home

By knowing what you can and can’t bring into the country, you’ll save yourself both hassles with customs agents and possibly fines, from having something you bought confiscated.

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Travel Insurance Isn’t Just for International Travel

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 travel problems or need to return home regardless of where you are vacationing. Not convinced? […]

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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 will cover you if you travel abroad. Having a Medigap policy may provide some coverage. […]

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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 precludes you from traveling. You can’t make a deposit on your trip, then break your […]

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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 rediscovering your inner child. You probably have heard about fantasy sports camps and dude ranches […]

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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.

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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.

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How to Get the Best Deal on Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

Increasingly, a key issue for cruise enthusiasts is not whether or not to buy travel insurance but to determine the right amount of coverage to get and then to find the best value for their money.

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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 […]

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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?

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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 to get through security in time for boarding. There are a few things that can […]

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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 want to visit are safe to visit. All you need to do is make sure […]

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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 a valid ID? Don’t panic, you’ll be able to get home. You just need to […]

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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 on the main part of your trip, you trip is longer than the dates of […]

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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 even have heard of before. Dragon Boat Racing has been around for years.   The Dragon […]

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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 to get through security in time for boarding.  There are a few things that can […]

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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.

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