Archive for February, 2011

History of Travel Insurance – Insurance Tickets?

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Did you know that back in the day travel insurance was known as “insurance tickets”? It’s true! Travel Insurance was introduced to North America in 1864 when James G. Batterson founded The Travelers Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut. The company was founded to insure people while traveling, hence the name The Travelers Insurance Company. Of […]

Egypt and travel coverage

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

While most if not all plans exclude coverage for civil unrest there are some plans that offer some coverage for what is going on in Egypt. First off the only coverage available to cancel your trip and get most of your prepaid money back is Cancel for Any Reason coverage. Secondly some plans have Political […]