Category: Travel Insurance (page 1 of 3)

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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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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First Time Buying Travel Insurance

Making the decision to buy travel insurance for the first time is a great start to any trip! Travel insurance has so many benefits, and having that security is a great feeling. If travel insurance is a new concept to you, there’s probably a lot of information to take in. Even if you’ve had travel insurance before, it’s good to stay informed. Here are some important tips to keep in mind when you’re buying travel insurance, especially for the first time.
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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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Why Buy Travel Insurance Early?

While technically travelers can purchase travel insurance as late as up to the day before the departure date, there are many reasons why purchasing a travel insurance policy early is the way to go.
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Tips for Thanksgiving Travel Insurance

thanksgivingpicThanksgiving travel plans are nearing close, and we want to remind you of the benefits of investing in a travel insurance plan in order to protect you and your family while traveling for the holiday. Many people only think to purchase travel insurance if they are planning a long, far away trip that they see as potentially dangerous. Truth is, the chances for travel disruptions are always there, especially when traveling during one of the busiest seasons. We’ve provided some of the most important reasons to invest in travel insurance for your Thanksgiving travel plans!
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Travel Insured: A 2014 Top Workplace

twp2014Travel Insured International is excited to announce that they have been selected as one of The Hartford Courant and FOXCT Top Workplaces in 2014! This is the third consecutive year the company has been named a Top Workplace and they are extremely proud and honored of the accomplishment. Travel Insured constantly strives to maintain a fun and positive team culture; where contributions are recognized, new ideas are encouraged and ‘giving back’ is part of who they are as a company.
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What To Do If Your Airline Goes Bankrupt

AIf your airline goes bankrupt_Many of us tend to overlook the possibility of an airline company having financial difficulties forcing them to announce bankruptcy and end any future travel plans to their customers.  Delta, Northwest, United, US Airways, and now, American, have all filed for bankruptcy over the past decade. It is important to expect the unexpected and to always be prepared for anything that could potentially disrupt your travel plans and cost you your money without your control.  We wanted to provide travelers with some tips to follow in order to make sure you protect your travel 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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