Author: Erin Weiland (page 1 of 12)

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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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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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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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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5 Tips for Traveling During 4th of July Weekend

It’s that time of year and the 4th of July is just around the corner. It’s one of the busiest holidays, so we wanted to provide you with a few quick tips to help make your travel plans go as smoothly as possible!

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Real Life Travel Tips from Travel Agents

 

We wanted to reach out to some real life travel agents and hear a few of their best-kept secrets and tips regarding all things travel. We’ve separated it out into three categories including overall travel, millennial travel, and luxury travel, so that you would be able to learn a thing or two no matter what type of trip you are embarking on next!

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7 Tips for Surviving Long Haul Flights

 

No matter how much you prepare, being stuck on a long flight is going to come with some uncomfortable moments along the way. A little bit of planning before you leave can make a huge difference in your travel experience. Arriving at your destination feeling your best is an important part of starting your trip, so here are a few tips that will help you survive that flight across the world!
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When Do I Buy Travel Protection?

While technically you can purchase a travel protection plan as late as up to the day before you leave, there are many reasons why purchasing a plan early is the way to go. We suggest that you purchase a protection plan as soon as you pay your first initial payment towards your planned trip!

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The Biggest Complaints About Air Travel

We all know that traveling can often be a hassle. Surely, we have all complained a time or two about the endless security, time changes, or luggage issues we’ve experienced. While many complaints go unreported, the U.S. Department of Transportation has compiled data in public reports posted online about what travelers have to say about their experiences. Check out the top five airline travel complaints.

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