Archive for January, 2008

Travel Medical Insurance – Primary Coverage vs. Secondary Coverage

Monday, January 28th, 2008

This post is about the differences between primary and secondary Medical coverage on the policies that we sell here at  I would say that nearly one third of the policies that we sell here are for people who are primarily interested in seeking out medical insurance for their trip.  For many of these client’s, […]

A few questions about travel insurance answered

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Having been in the travel insurance industry for more than 14 years, you tend to take for granted the knowledge you get and sometimes forget that to those just coming in, some of the questions can be somewhat confusing to new comers.

So, this is for the new people coming to our site or those who are returning to us. Always remember that we thank you for choosing for your travel insurance needs.

Winning your claim appeal

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Over this past weekend I traded some email messages with Christopher Elliott about travel claims and what a consumer should do if their claim has been denied and they feel it’s covered. Chris just published a good article on his web site, 7 tips for winning your travel insurance appeal , that summarizes the process […]

My pet travel insurance peeves for 2007.

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Like fingernails on a blackboard – here they are: 1. Autopsy: an east coast television station recently reported And if you cancel because of a death in the family, the company may require both a death certificate and autopsy. Right! I can just see a travel insurance company requesting, at their expense, that you submit […]

Air Travel Delays

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Now, all of the Comprehensive Package Plans that we offer (save one, that’s the Medex Trav Med Abroad Plan) cover bad weather, what is referred to as Inclement Weather, but not all policies cover it in the same way. The difference comes down to how long that inclement weather causes your common carrier (that’s your airline) to be delayed for. Some policies state that the inclement weather has to cause a complete cessation of services of your common carrier for up to 48 consecutive hours before the benefit will apply to you.