Archive for April, 2014

A top travel tip from

Monday, April 28th, 2014

John Cook, president of and a 45-year travel insurance veteran, reminds travelers that “as an example, a 65-year-old taking a one week, $2,000 cruise to the Caribbean, may expect to see more than a 400% difference in the price of travel insurance for some of the most popular plans currently available.

Will US Economic Sanctions cause a travel insurance boycott for travel to Russia?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Are the travel insurance companies using economic sanctions as a guise to not cover travelers to Countries that might have a higher risk or might be politically undesirable?

Pros and Cons of Buying Travel Insurance

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Is travel insurance worth it? What are the pros and cons of buying travel insurance? We’re asked these questions every day. Here are some of the answers:

Travel Insurance’s 150th Birthday!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Travelers was originally incorporated in Connecticut “for the purpose of insuring travelers against loss of life or personal injury while journeying by railway or steamboat.” Later they amended their charter to include all accidents.