Renting vacation homes has become a highly popular option – especially for traveling families and couples for a number of reasons. First and foremost, renting a vacation home gives a traveler more space and the added benefit of free parking in the garage or driveway as well as the option to fix at least some […]
With all the recent noise about ‘can you afford travel insurance’ and ‘should you buy travel insurance’, we thought it was time to address the topic from a different angle – saving money on your travel insurance purchase. Before we look into how to save money on your travel insurance, let’s review what exactly is travel […]
Recently, we heard from a traveler who was starting her trip in Pennsylvania, going to warm and sunny Florida for a few days, then boarding a cruise ship that would take her through the Panama Canal and deposit her in San Diego. After spending some time in San Diego with friends, this traveler planned to […]
With travel horror stories like emergency medical evacuations, stranded cruise ships, and super blizzards, travelers have become more aware of travel insurance and yet they still have a lot to learn. Unfortunately, the impression that many travelers have is that once they buy the plan, they’re covered for anything that goes wrong on their trip. […]
Recently, we’ve had a few questions about how to cover pregnant travelers with travel insurance. Many airlines will refuse to carry women who are in an advanced stage of pregnancy – again, because of the risk that the mother will go into labor and/or need medical attention while in flight. And most travel insurance providers […]
Before you start envisioning your standard tour guide standing in the front of a crowded bus full of tourists – much like a moving fish tank for the locals to gawk at – barking out boring facts about things you couldn’t care less about, there are many different types of travel guides. Many travel guides […]
This week’s question of the week asks whether you, or someone traveling with you, ever had a medical emergency abroad? If so, how did you handle finding medical care and were you able to pay the bill? Please leave your comments and share your story below.
This week’s question of the week asks whether you think it’s more important to have travel medical coverage if you’re a certain age, say 60 or 70, rather than if you’re somewhat younger, say 30 or 40? Is age really a factor in determining whether you get travel medical coverage or not? Please leave your […]