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Seeing Past the Price Tag: Benefits of an Extensive Travel Protection Plan

Not every travel protection plan is created equal. At first glance, it’s everyone’s inclination to choose the 25-dollar plan over the 125-dollar plan. Big savings initially, however, do not necessarily equate to big savings in the long term! If you’re seeking extensive coverage for your next trip, it’s important to stop getting stuck on the initial price tag and start assessing plans based on your travel coverage needs.

Truth being, it’s tough to anticipate what types of travel misfortunes you will encounter on your trip. Choosing an extensive travel protection plan from Travel Insured, however, is one way to safeguard you and your travel investment. Our Worldwide Trip Protector is an extensive coverage option while our Worldwide Trip Protector Plus is among our most extensive coverage options. Here are a few of the benefits of choosing one of these plans:

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2019 Bold Travel Predictions

2019 Travel Trends

2019 is upon us and that means a whole new year of travel trends. 2019 also means a whole new set of travel predictions, so let’s get forecasting:

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10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Flying

How to Conquer Fear of Flying

Travel anxiety is becoming more and more common in the 21st century world. Fear of flying is one of the most prevalent travel anxieties, with 1 in every 6 adults suffering from “aviophobia.” Surprisingly, even 35 percent of airline crew members – which includes flight attendants and pilots – have some degree of fear of flying. Not all fears of flying are created equal; some people are afraid of enclosed spaces, alarming noises, heights, crashes, crowds, lack of control, or terrorism.

The fear of flying can be difficult to shake, despite airplanes being the second safest mode of mass transportation in the world. Believe it or not, the only safer “modes of mass transportation” are the escalator and elevator. The chance that you’ll be a victim of an airplane accident is about 1 in 11 million, whereas the chance you’ll be involved in a fatal car crash is 1 in 5000. By far, the most dangerous part of your next flight is the drive to the airport!

It seems like the saying, “you have nothing to fear but fear itself” is quite true.

Whatever the severity, here are some ways to beat down your flying fears:

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Top Tips to Avoid Germs on Flights

How To Avoid Germs On An Airplane

For those of you who feel like an airplane is a giant petri dish, fear not! There are several measures you can take to prevent contracting a cold or flu.

So why are you about 113 times more likely to come down with a virus on an airplane than in your daily life? The main culprits are the large number of people in extra close quarters and the low cabin humidity on-board your flight. Cabin humidity usually wavers around or below ten percent, which leads to the drying of your nasal cavities and throat, leaving you more susceptible to colds.

So let’s talk solutions! How can you help protect yourself from yucky in-flight germs?

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Bleisure Travel 101

Bleisure Travel 101

One of the most common travel trends right now is “bleisure.” This is a mix of a business trip with a leisure trip. What this means is travelers are sent somewhere for business by their job, and then they extend their trip for their own leisure.

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2016 Travel Trends

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Each year we try to find what the most popular travel trends will be for the upcoming year. Luckily, most of the trends this year are going to be favorable to travelers. Check out what travel trends we’ve uncovered for 2016 and start thinking about where you want to take a trip this year!
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Why You Should Use a Travel Agent

When planning a trip, one of the first questions people ask themselves is whether or not they should book through a travel agency, or to do it themselves. While it may seem like you can access all the travel information that you need online, you may not be as well off as you think you are. There is a great deal of details you simply could not be aware of if attempting to book an entire trip on your own. Consider these advantages to booking through a travel agent next time you’re planning a getaway.
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Travel Trends for 2014

Overall, 2013 was a great year for the travel industry with a higher average of travelers and much more interest for individuals getting back out there to explore the world. With technology quickly evolving, 2013 was a year that introduced and reinvented the way we travel from the way we book, way we travel, to the way we order room service. Now that we have entered 2014, the travel industry is already looking promising and is guaranteed to continue bringing us fabulous new improvements. Here are a few of the biggest travel trends to keep your eyes out for during 2014!
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International Business Travel Tips

Traveling for business and traveling for leisure are two very different experiences. Traveling for business alone can sometimes come with its own challenges, especially for those who are not used to it. On top of that, traveling internationally can also add a separate list of details that a traveler must be aware of. It can be stressful and we wanted to provide a few easy ways to make your business trip abroad run a little more smoothly.
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Never Worry about Trip Delay Again

At the last minute, a trip you planned months ahead of time can be delayed due to some unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather, an accident, or losing some of your most important personal belongings. Avoiding these mishaps is sometimes impossible, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in an airport and miserable with no place to go and nothing to eat. Being delayed is not only stressful, but can also be expensive when you are thrown off track and often have to make arrangements you wouldn’t have otherwise had to such as meals, accommodations and alternative transportation costs. Luckily, trip delay travel coverage can save the day and provide the opportunity to be reimbursed up to a certain percentage of unexpected costs you end up paying for when your trip has been delayed.
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