Category: Travel Insurance (page 2 of 4)

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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An Easier Way to Manage Claims

Travel Insured recently rolled out comprehensive changes to the Claim Status pages.  These enhancements have greatly increased the level of detail available online for a customer interested in knowing more about the status of their claim. Making it easier for you!

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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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Common Travel Insurance FAQs

Why do I need to purchase a travel insurance policy when traveling abroad?

If you need medical care when traveling abroad, your health care plan may pay only a portion of the costs, or even none at all. Travel insurance can help to reimburse any expenses that you may be forced to pay along the way.
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