Category: Travel Assistance Services

How to Get a Replacement Passport

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Your passport is your ticket to travel the world, but what do you do if it gets lost or stolen? It’s one of those things that no one thinks will ever happen to them, but it happens every day. Hopefully you never find yourself in this situation but in case you do, here is how to get a replacement passport.

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Top 5 Travel Insurance Myths

travelmythphotoPopular myths about travel insurance often are the reason many travelers decide not to invest in the most crucial form of health and safety protection while traveling. From everything between cost to coverage, misconceptions have been formed over the years. Travel insurance is one of the most important things a traveler can invest in while planning a trip and we wanted to explain the top five travel insurance myths and why they are not true!

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Travel Insurance vs. Assistance Services

You may have heard about two different ways of discussing protection for traveling – travel insurance and travel assistance services. You may have been lead to believe that these are the same, but they are in fact two separate types of travel protection coverage. The difference between the two is that travel assistance services provide 24/7 immediate support in case an emergency occurs during a trip, and travel insurance provides reimbursement for specific losses that occurred during the trip, once the trip is over. They both provide help when you need it most, and both are important! Here’s a look at how each help to protect your vacation investments.
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About Travel Assistance Services

One of the most often overlooked benefits within Travel Insured International’s Worldwide Trip Protector products are the Travel Assistance Services. The first thing that comes to mind for most people when you mention assistance services is for medical evacuation. While these unfortunate situations are a common reason why you might utilize these services there are plenty of other benefits available that are important to share with travelers. This coverage provides an individual with 24-hour travel assistance services to help all different types of emergencies.
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How to Survive a Flight Delay

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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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Traveling is one of the most rewarding experiences during your lifetime, but can also be one of the most dangerous. Many undesirable incidents can occur while traveling and many individuals can find themselves with major problems if they don’t stay aware and take actions to avoid any mishaps. Identity theft is one of the most reoccurring criminal activities linked to travel, and in this day and age with the explosive growth of smart phones, and social media, there are even more ways that a travelers identity can be stolen.

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