Archive for August, 2011

North Carolina – The Outer Banks and Mandatory Evacuations

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

One of the top news stories is the possibility of a mandatory evacuation for North Carolina’s Outer Banks because of the hurricane that is boiling away in the Atlantic.

First Earthquakes, now hurricanes

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

As if an earthquake wasn’t enough Hurricane Irene is predicted to ride up the eastern seaboard. While the “Great Quake” of ’11 was realitively tame Irene looks to be a bit more threatening. We have mentioned before how hurricanes are covered under travel insurance plans. One thing to note is that as of this posting […]

Earthquakes and travel insurance

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

As most everyone on the east coast knows by now there was an earthquake today centered in Virginia, but pretty much felt all along the eastern seaboard. I felt it here in central Connecticut, it shook my blinds and ceiling fan. Since that definitely woke me up how about a quick overview of how earthquakes […]

Access America Product Updates

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Access America has recently updated their main travel insurance plans, some of the highlights are: Basic – This is still a good bargain for an inexpensive plan with the pre-existing exclusion waiver Classic – The medical coverage is now primary; also has increased coverage limits for Missed Connection and Travel Delay Deluxe – Baggage coverage […]

Flight Insurance – What is it?

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Flight insurance has been around for a long time. As a matter of fact the first person to be insured by one was President Woodrow Wilson when he insured a flight on May 6, 1919 with The Travelers Insurance Company. It’s been the basis for some critical studies in the 1950’s on pricing and expenses […]