Sally French Since many countries still require negative COVID-19 tests to enter, it’s good to obtain travel insurance. After all, a positive COVID-19 test result is still possible — even if you’re vaccinated and boosted — and could derail your trip. Increasingly, more Americans are… Read More »You Can Get Travel Insurance Without Paying for It Out-Of-Pocket | Travel
Few Canadians bought travel insurance for holidays at home, but that may be something to reconsider now
Canadians also sometimes assume their provincial health coverage is all they need to go anywhere in the country. But even domestic travelers may want to increase their insurance.Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/The Associated Press Summer 2021 gave Canadians hope. As an ever-increasing percentage of the population became… Read More »Few Canadians bought travel insurance for holidays at home, but that may be something to reconsider now
Since many countries still require negative COVID-19 tests to enter, it’s good to obtain travel insurance. After all, a positive COVID-19 test result is still possible — even if you’re vaccinated and boosted — and could derail your trip. Increasingly, more Americans are jumping on… Read More »You Can Get Travel Insurance Without Paying for It Out-Of-Pocket |
By Allison Lampert, Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – COVID-19 insurance policies are increasingly joining passports and sunscreen as vacation staples, creating opportunities for insurers as more countries require mandatory coverage in case visitors fall ill from the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: The trident logo of the… Read More »COVID-19 travel insurance becoming a vacation staple
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
A worker checks the temperature of a traveler departing from Toronto Pearson International Airport on Dec. 16, 2021.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Canadians longing for holiday getaways face a tough choice: take trips and risk catching COVID-19 or being locked down far from home, or cancel… Read More »Travelers face tough choices amid surges in COVID-19 cases
Blockchain technology is one of the most influential innovations of this century. This concept is most widely associated with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. But other industries are using it to increase efficiency and transparency. For instance, you may use blockchain travel insurance for your next… Read More »Will You Purchase Blockchain Flight Delay Insurance?
Indians are traveling again after a two-year lull. Alongside rising demand for overseas tickets, online insurance portals have seen demand for travel insurance also shoot up in recent months. Amit Chhabra, head-health and travel insurance, PolicyBazaar, says, “We have seen a 40 per cent increase… Read More »Trip insurance & safety net: Get hotel quarantine cover
Sheila O’Donovan was planning a four-day UK trip at Easter and a Norwegian cruise in June. But she faced huge problems trying to find travel insurance to cover her pre-existing medical condition. Sheila, 60, was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2015. She has had… Read More »Travel insurance tips: How to find cover for pre-existing health conditions
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?