Archive for April, 2007

Consumer Reports misses the mark!

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Recently Consumer Reports published an article, Travel Insurance: Why you rarely need it and in my opinion they missed the mark entirely and they end up with some misleading and erroneous generalities. The most misleading statement made in the article is that: “In most cases,… the insurance merely duplicates coverage that they already have”. This […]

For all you travel insurance first-timers(and veterans too)

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

Not sure on how to go about and do a travel insurance quote? Check out our first “travel insurance how-to” video – aptly titled How to do a Travel Insurance Quote. We take the rocket science out of quoting travel insurance and get down to the nitty-gritty and show you how its done. Enough already, […]

Top 4 reasons to buy insurance at 1st trip payment

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

There are 4 good reasons to purchase travel insurance when you make your first trip deposit: Most plans offer you extra benefits – the most important being the waiver of pre-existing conditions exclusion. Even though some plans will offer the waiver at final trip payment you have much bigger selection as well as cheaper plans […]

More Factors Adding to Travel Delay

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

While my last post touched on why travel delays are expected to get worse, there are a couple of other points worth mentioning concerning cuts in airline staff and rising “load capacity”. While airlines struggle to stay profitable they have been cutting back on staff and operating flights at 80-90 percent capacity, as opposed to […]

Trend in Travel Delays Expected to Get Worse

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

A new airline quality study just released says the trend of bumped flights, lost bags and delayed flights has progressively gotten worse over the past three years and shows no signs of reversing: “We’re going to see more delays, and those delays translate to cancellations, mishandled bags and unhappy passengers,” said David Castelveter, spokesman for […]