Category: Travel Insurance (page 1 of 4)

7 Surprising Must-See Destinations in the US

There’s tons of ultra-popular locations in the US to travel. According to TripAdvisor, New York City, Maui, Las Vegas, Oahu, and Orlando are America’s most vacationed destinations in 2018.

But there’s also countless other United States’ travel spots that are worth checking out – and some may surprise you!

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5 Practical Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

Health, auto, homeowner, life – the list of essential insurance goes on and on. You probably don’t even think twice about purchasing one of these plans, since they protect against everyday disasters.

Travel insurance, on the other hand, may be viewed as optional. Why? We all want to believe that once you turn vacation-mode on, setbacks and disasters disappear; yet this mentality is simply (and unfortunately) untrue!

Just because your email is set to autoreply and you’re wearing your favorite pink palm tree polo doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.

While we all hopefully will never have to use travel insurance for life-threatening circumstances like transportation and treatment at a US-approved hospital, there’s many more reasons to pick a travel protection plan before your next journey.

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Are Miles and Points Covered By Travel Protection?

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You’ve earned your frequent flyer miles and reward points fair and square. It’s understandable that you may be concerned about losing them if your travel plans are disrupted. Can a travel protection plan cover this type of payment? Keep reading to learn more about different scenarios you might encounter and what  coverage may be available.

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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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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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Do I Need Travel Protection for Hurricane Season?

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A storm can put a damper on your travel plans. When a devastating hurricane hits, people tend to hear about messy travel delays and cancellations, but as time passes they forget about that impact on travel plans. Though science tries to predict what each hurricane season will be like, it’s still mostly unpredictable, which is why a travel protection plan can be useful!

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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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Why Millennials Should Buy Travel Protection

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Millennials are traveling more and more often, but how many actually invest in travel protection? Most young people couldn’t afford to dig into their savings for unexpected circumstances. So if you think of travel protection as a thing that older travelers need, know that there is value for travelers of all ages! Check out our top reasons why young travelers should purchase a plan.

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Myths About Travel Protection

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If you haven’t purchased travel protection before, you might have some preconceived ideas about it. Here are some of the most common travel protection myths and the reasons why they’re untrue.

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Travel Protection Tips During Hurricane Season

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With summer vacation upon us, one of the most important things travelers should stay aware of is Hurricane Season and its unpredictability and its ability to change current and future travel plans. While travel protection solely for the disruption of a hurricane is not available, purchasing a plan with coverage that protects the inconveniences that hurricanes can cause can be helpful. Check out some of the best tips dealing with travel protection that people might often overlook.

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