Archive | April, 2011

Travel Insurance Coverage for Your Baggage and Belongings

Baggage and Baggage Delay – What happens if your bags are damaged or lost or delayed? The baggage benefit provides coverage on your baggage and personal. If your bags are delayed (generally for 12 hours or more) for a covered reason, the baggage delay benefit reimburses you for the purchase of toiletries and personal articles during […]

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Travel Insurance Coverage For You

Medical Expense/Emergency Assistance – This benefit reimburses you for medical treatment during your trip if you become sick or are injured while traveling.  Additionally, air transport expenses (such as upgraded air arrangements, air ambulance, including doctor or nurse escort expenses) for medical evacuation are covered, if required to obtain the appropriate level of care needed […]

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Travel Insurance Coverage For Your Travel Arrangements

Pre-Departure Trip Cancellation – What if you are unable to take your planned trip? Are some of your payments non-refundable?  This benefit covers the non-refundable trip costs when you must cancel your travel plans before departure. Post-Departure Trip Interruption – You are ill or your child is sick at home and you must interrupt your […]

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Why Buy Travel Insurance?

More and more, travelers are realizing that buying travel insurance can be a wise financial decision when planning a trip, especially when traveling internationally. Purchasing travel insurance protects your vacation investment, your belongings and most importantly, you from unforeseen events that can happen before or during a trip. While many people think they may never […]

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How To Determine If a Travel Insurance Company Is Reputable

One of the most important factors in choosing a travel insurance provider is its reputation and financial stability.  To learn more about a travel insurer: Review your travel insurer’s financial ratings – there are several organizations which rate the financial health and relative size of insurance companies, the most prominent of which is A.M. Best […]

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Launched the new TripInsurance.com today

Welcome to the new TripInsurance.com.   There have been many interesting challenges to build what we hope will be the easiest site for buying travel insurance: Developing a way to group products into coverage classes of Good, Better, and Best to help users find the products that fit their budget and insurance needs. Coming up […]

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