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Buying Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel Plans is Smart

Most people think of travel insurance when they are traveling abroad and need medical coverage, or want to cover their investment in future trip expenses that are subject to cancellation penalties. Few people consider the advantages of the insurance for that family trip for Thanksgiving. You can buy the insurance up until the day before […]

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Terrorism in Paris, France. Are You Covered?

On Friday, November 13th, 2015, multiple coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, France, claiming the lives of over 120 people and resulting in over 350 injured.  The U.S. Department of State identified these as terrorist attacks, and as such, these tragic events meet the guidelines and requirements for coverage under certain TripInsurance.com travel protection plans. […]

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Hurricane Patricia Impacts Travel – Are You Covered?

On Tuesday, October 20th, Tropical Storm Patricia officially formed in the Pacific Ocean, and strengthened to hurricane status. Hurricane Patricia has sustained winds of 200 mph and threatened the Pacific coast of Mexico.  While many travel suppliers and airlines try to reroute flights, some delays and cancellations are inevitable. TripInsurance.com understands those with plans to travel […]

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Trip Cancellation Coverage in Travel Insurance

What happens if you can’t take your trip?  Will you get any refund, be charged unforgiving penalties or lose all you’ve paid for your vacation?  Travel insurance can help make the traveler whole again with Trip Cancellation coverage.  This means you are unable to take the trip due to one of the specified covered reasons.  […]

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When to Buy Travel Insurance

When you buy travel insurance coverage is another important consideration to keep in mind, just like what coverage you choose. Of course, you can buy travel insurance right up to the day before departure.  Once you make your first arrangements for your trip and actually pay for a portion of the trip, that date is […]

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“Hurricane Sandy Cancelled My Trip”

The recent news surrounding Hurricane Sandy, the Frankenstorm, has everyone one edge, especially travelers. Transportation services in New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Boston have been closed by the storm, leaving thousands of unprepared travelers stranded. The lucky ones will have travel insurance, and the smart ones will continue to purchase travel insurance throughout hurricane […]

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Hurricane Cruising – Are You Covered?

It’s amazing how many people choose to take a cruise during hurricane season. If you are willing to take a gamble on your vacation and risk getting caught in port, or having your cruise cancelled because of the weather, then you can get some great bargains from the cruise lines. However, if you plan to […]

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Calculating Trip Cost for Travel Insurance

Most travel insurance carriers calculate insurance fees based on trip cost. You would think that it would be a simple formula to calculate. How do you determine trip cost? What do you insure to give yourself maximum protection at minimum cost? The rule of thumb is to insure those portions of your travel plans that […]

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Have You Insured That Vacation Rental?

Consider what happens if you don’t have an insurance policy for your vacation rental policy. What if you have to cancel your vacation due to illness? What if you have to cut your vacation short due to a family emergency? Would you get your money back? Here are some tips to help you choose trip […]

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