Archive for the 'Cruise Insurance' Category

Travel 101 – read this before you buy trip insurance

Monday, September 18th, 2017

“When people are planning a trip, they don’t plan for the unexpected,” says John Cook, founder of, a travel insurance comparison site. “They don’t think about the risks that are associated with travel.”

War and Travel Insurance – What a traveler needs to know.

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Sabers are being rattled on the Korean peninsula and travelers are calling about coverage in case they have to cancel due to a war or an act or threat of war. Does travel insurance provide coverage. Probably not unless the traveler buys “cancel for any reason” coverage(CFAR).

Think Twice before Buying Airfare Independently from your Tour or Cruise

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

However, declining add on airfare and buying your own might result in unanticipated and uninsured consequences.

Travel Insurance and the Costa Concordia

Friday, January 20th, 2012

I read today that Carnival Corp, the owner of the ill-fated Costa Concordia has stated that they are providing “lodging, refunds and other support to people affected by the accident”.  I instantly thought about what would have been covered by travel insurance if Carnival didn’t step up to the plate to do the right thing. […]

Travel Insurance Myths

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Today I was reading a thread on a travel bulletin board that had several well meaning but incorrect statements about travel insurance. Here is the reply that I posted – you might find it informational: There are a lot of misconceptions about travel insurance: 1. All plans are secondary. Incorrect. Most plans are secondary however, […]