Travel Insurance

A Pre Holiday Checklist for First Time Travelers

When it comes to planning a holiday, most people aim to tick off the essentials – tickets, accommodation and itinerary. However, in order to truly …

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Startup offers pay-per-day automatic travel insurance triggered by your phone’s location

Unless you travel frequently enough to justify an annual policy, arranging travel insurance is just one more thing to think about when planning a trip. Financial startup Revolut now offers a solution to that: pay-per-day travel insurance that kicks in automatically, based on your phone’s GPS …

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Revolut now lets you automatically buy travel insurance based on your phone's location

One of the most overlooked parts of going abroad is travel insurance. That’s probably because there’s a massive dichotomy between how easy booking a flight within Europe is, and how tedious it is to pick out a policy.<p>London fintech startup Revolut plans to make things even easier. The company has …

Technology (India)

Tips for Booking Last-Minute Travel

Booking travel at the last minute is never ideal.<p>But there are ways to avoid paying hefty last minute booking fees and sky-high prices, according to …

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Revolut launches geolocation-powered travel insurance

Fintech startup Revolut is launching international medical and dental insurance. You can subscribe using the company’s app for £1 per day or more depending on the options.<p>But the best part is that you can set it up and forget about it as Revolut uses your device’s location data to automatically …

Startups

'Bank scraps travel cover – and we risk losing £5,000 cost of our holiday'

Holders of a Citibank premium current account will lose their worldwide travel insurance tonight. Currently anyone with a Citi Plus current account automatically qualifies for the cover. But the bank has written to customers to say that their policy will lapse at midnight tonight.<p>Those who have …

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The Best Sandwich in Europe's Top Food City

Copenhagen has lept to the top of the “foodie city” rankings in recent years, with most of the recognition coming thanks to the cutting edge “New …

Restaurants

Here’s All the B.S. You Don’t Need to Buy Before Traveling

Traveling can be quite anxiety inducing, which can easily lead to thoughtless purchases. Airlines and other businesses are quick to take advantage by …

Airlines

Is trip insurance really worth it?

Question: I'm booking a Europe trip with my family. The tour operator is pushing me to buy a travel insurance policy. Do I really need this? If we can't go, won't they just reschedule us on another trip?<p>Katie, Santa Monica, Calif.<p>Answer: Sorry Katie, but without that travel insurance, if something …

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6 Old-School Travel Hacks That Still Work

The way we travel has undergone a dramatic transformation over the last couple of decades: Thanks to technology, everything from booking a flight to …

Travel

Can I Buy Travel Insurance If I’m Already Abroad?

Already overseas and forgot to buy travel insurance before you left?Has your travel insurance run out while you’re on vacation and you want to extend …

Insurance

Here are the best travel insurance policies

What are the best travel insurance companies? That’s easy: I list them in my annual Readers’ Choice Awards.<br>The best policies? That’s <i>not</i> easy.<p>And it’s …

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The Best Travel Insurance Companies for Every Type of Vacation

01 of 05<p>When it comes to a trip delay or baggage loss, there’s nothing quite like getting paid for your claim fast. Berkshire Hathaway Travel …

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Do you need travel insurance? What should you look for when choosing the right cover?

<b>Congratulations – you have survived your first week of 2018, hopefully relatively unscathed.</b><p>But with 51 more weeks to go this year, and some pretty …

Insurance

UK Packing List: The Items You Must Pack

A <b>UK packing list</b> is essential to compile before you head to the likes of London and Edinburgh.<p>There are a number of factors to consider before you …

Hacking

The need for a dynamic travel insurance system

This is a viewpoint from Brendan Inglehart, foundr of AltSTATES.<p>There are a number of factors that go into determining the premium you pay for travel …

Insurance

10 of the Most Common Travel Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Traveling is an exciting, joyful experience full of possibilities. Don’t let a slip up put a hitch in – or even worse ruin – your next trip. Here are …

Air Travel

How To Get A Low-Cost Travel Insurance To Anywhere In The World

<b>Get a low-cost travel insurance to anywhere in the world</b><p>ATVing in Cappadocia, Turkey (I made sure I have a travel insurance for this trip!)<p>As …

Insurance

Want A Vacation With Peace Of Mind? Better Take Out Travel Insurance

We were headed to South Africa and our first safari. We mentioned this to a family friend, a physician at the Centers for Disease Control.<p>“Take out private-plane medi-vac insurance,” he said, “and if you get sick fly to Israel or Europe. Do not go to a hospital in South Africa.”<p>Now, maybe a doctor …

Insurance

Planning For A World Cruise

There are just 3-days to go until I join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Black Watch’ on her 108-night World Cruise and honestly, it still doesn’t feel …

Cruise Ships

Come on. Do I REALLY need trip insurance?

Q: <b>I'm booking a Europe trip with my family. The tour operator is pushing me to buy a travel insurance policy. Do I really need this? If we can't go,</b> …

Lifestyle

The 10 Most Useful Travel Tips of 2017

Courtesy of The Thinking Traveller<p>Want to book a villa in Italy? We’ve got you covered.<p>From renting your dream villa in Tuscany to learning a new …

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Travel Insurance Polices – The 3 Most Bang-for-Buck Polices This Year End

This year, you’ve informed your boss that you won’t be participating in your workplace’s Secret Santa exercise. That’s because you’ll be clearing …

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Win the "Guess the Destination" Giveaway! - Solo Traveler

Pizza is a favorite in this destination.<p>Some lucky solo traveler will win a fabulous New Year’s gift from Exodus Travels and Solo Traveler.<p>We’ve …

Travel

When Does Your Family Need an Annual Multi Trip Insurance Plan?

By Keryn Means<p>In Travel Tips<p>0<p>Shares 0<p>I travel a lot. My family does too. Years ago, I didn’t really think about travel insurance. I might throw a …

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5 Reasons we Buy an Annual Travel Insurance Plan

<i>This post is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance. While this post is paid for, I am also a paying customer of Allianz and all opinions are my …

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5 common misconceptions about travel insurance debunked

<b>By James Yeo</b><p>As 2017 comes to a close, many people are travelling overseas to bask in the festive Christmas and New Year mood.<p>As such, buying travel …

Here are the best travel insurance companies

Barbara Goldsmith and her husband are planning a trip of a lifetime to Alaska this year. The couple, both in their 70s, are “healthy and active” — …

Consumer Protection

RBC denies travel insurance: Toronto man stranded in German hospital | Watch News Videos Online

December 14 2017 6:30pm<p>01:56<p>A Toronto man remains in intensive care in Frankfurt, Germany after being denied a medical evacuation by his insurance …

Toronto

Travel Tip: Is a travel insurance annual plan right for your family?

Two years ago, just before a trip of a lifetime to Paris and Brussels, we learned of the very unfortunate attack on a Paris nightclub, which of …

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