Just 18 months ago, the standard travel insurance policy wouldn’t have covered losses stemming from a pandemic. But nowadays some countries demand exactly that and travel insurers have been forced to pivot. Costa Rica, for example, now requires all international visitors to carry at least… Read More »Here’s what you need to know about buying travel insurance during a pandemic
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the US came close to providing health care for all during the coronavirus pandemic — but for just one condition, COVID-19. Now, things are reverting to the way they were… Read More »COVID Coverage for All Dries up Even as Hospital Costs Rise | Illinois News
CONTEMPLATING A VACATION in the era of Covid inevitably involves a slew of “what ifs” that could force you to cancel and potentially lose the money you put down. Most travel experts recommend insuring any trip that costs more than a few thousand dollars. From… Read More »Do I Need Travel Insurance?
Allstate Corp. ALL 3.01% reported a 61% decline in its closely watched adjusted net income compared with last year, as the US car-insurance industry grapples with growing accident volumes and sharply higher claims costs. Another of the biggest and best-known publicly traded insurers, MetLife Inc..… Read More »Allstate Profit Weakens as Accidents, Claim Costs Increase