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How does annual travel insurance work? 18 September 2013

How does annual travel insurance work?

Annual travel insurance gives a traveler the same global coverage for a full year from the...

How does travel insurance work? 17 September 2013

How does travel insurance work?

Insurance has been around in some form for many centuries. There is documented evidence that Chinese...

Why does travel insurance need the airline reimbursement for my lost bag? 17 September 2013

Why does travel insurance need the airline reimbursement for my lost bag?

When your travel insurance is third-party insurance and separate from the airline, you might wonder why...

Do I need travel insurance for the Virgin Islands? 9 September 2013

Do I need travel insurance for the Virgin Islands?

Travel insurance encompasses a range of coverage including cancellation, baggage loss, medical emergencies, evacuations and more....

What type of travel insurance should I buy? 27 August 2013

What type of travel insurance should I buy?

Travelers often ask us, “What type of travel insurance should I get for my trip?” and...

What Does Travel Accident Insurance Cover? 27 August 2013

What Does Travel Accident Insurance Cover?

Travel accident insurance is a specialized type of travel insurance plan. Essentially, it acts as life...

What is Travel Insurance ‘Secondary’ Coverage? 17 August 2013

What is Travel Insurance ‘Secondary’ Coverage?

Travel insurance plans often list some coverage as ‘secondary’ and we’ve had many readers ask us...

Does Travel Insurance Cover Giving Birth? 7 August 2013

Does Travel Insurance Cover Giving Birth?

We’ve recently had some questions from readers who want to know whether travel insurance cover giving...

Is Travel Insurance the same as Health Insurance? 5 August 2013

Is Travel Insurance the same as Health Insurance?

Travel insurance has some benefits that are similar to health insurance, but it is not the...

What is a ‘trip deposit date’? 5 August 2013

What is a ‘trip deposit date’?

The trip deposit date is any date on which you paid for any portion of an...