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How to Survive Holiday Travel Season

How to Survive Holiday Season Travel

As the holiday season is approaching, so does a busy travel season. The chaos can put a damper on your cheerful spirit if you aren’t prepared. Here are some of Travel Insured’s top tip to survive holiday season travel.

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Winterize Your Holiday Travel Plans

Winter is on its way and as we all know, it can be one of the most difficult times of year to travel. In the winter months, it is important to take certain precautionary steps if you are traveling including being prepared for cancellations and delays, as well as keeping you and your travel companions safe. We wanted to provide you with some helpful tips to ensure you will have the most holiday travel season as possible no matter the ice, snow, or sleet that may show up unexpectedly during the upcoming months.

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Tips to Prepare for a Cruise

Tips to Prepare for a Cruise

October is Plan a Cruise Month! Cruising is a great way to travel and see the world, and now is a great time to start planning a cruise trip. To make the most of your trip we compiled some of the best tips to help you prepare for your next cruise trip.

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When is an Attack Considered Terrorism?

Unfortunately, with so many horrific attacks occurring worldwide, it has caused some travelers to rethink their plans, as well as question if and when they will be covered by travel protection.  In doing so it’s important to understand that while each and every act of violence is senseless and appalling, not every attack is considered to be terrorism.  In order for an attack to be considered terrorism, The U.S. State Department must deem an event a terrorist attack.  Once the U.S. State Department takes this position on an attack, then terrorism coverage will become effective.

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U.S. Travel ID Requirements Coming in 2018

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In an effort to make traveling even more secure, there will be new identification rules for air travel in the United States starting in 2018. If you don’t have the proper identification, you may be required to bring your passport even when you aren’t going international! For non-travelers, this probably won’t pose an issue. But if you plan to board an aircraft for a domestic flight, this may affect you.

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Staying Safe During Hurricane Season

With hurricane season in full swing, we wanted to take a moment to recommend the following tips to protect your home and family and minimize costly damage from potentially dangerous storms and hurricanes.

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Tips for Traveling with a Group

Tips for Traveling with a Group

Traveling with a group can be a challenge. Everyone travels differently and it can cause arguments or tension if you disagree. If you prepare yourself and your expectations of a group trip, it can be a lot of fun. The best memories are often made with a group, so Travel Insured has some tips to help your trip go more smoothly.

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Do I Need Travel Protection If I Have Health Insurance?

You are on your dream trip to South Africa when you suddenly become extremely ill and need to receive adequate medical attention immediately. You make it to a hospital, get treatment, and hand over your health insurance card. They say you are responsible for paying your $5,000 medical bill with cash. What do you do? Here are a few things to help you realize why a travel protection plan may be the right choice for your next vacation.

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The Biggest Passport Mistakes

You’ve booked your next trip abroad! No matter how experienced of a traveler you are, sometimes mistakes happen. Here are some of the most common passport mistakes you should be sure to avoid before you leave.

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How to Take Care of Medical Issues Abroad

how to take care of medical issues abroad

Getting sick on vacation isn’t fun, but getting sick outside of the U.S. can be even worse. Seeking medical treatment abroad can be a hassle, so it’s important to prepare yourself and consider a travel protection plan.

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