Category: Insurance

Learn what travel insurance is right for you, what you need and don’t, and what to ask about policy coverage, benefits and prices. We have the best travel insurance tips from industry experts. If you are fairly new to travel insurance, or want an updated education regarding the ins and outs of travel insurane, we would recommend you start your reading with our introduction to travel insurance here "Travel Insurance 101 – Medical Insurance, Trip Cancellation, Evacuation".

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Travel Insurance Tips & Advice

How good is evacuation coverage or travel insurance for coronavirus?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Travelers are concerned about coronavirus and wondering if travel insurance will protect them if they decide to cancel or change their travels or get sick with coronavirus during their trip. We talked to experts at Global Rescue and World Nomads to find out how good evacuation coverage or travel insurance for coronavirus really is.

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Why we like buying travel insurance from World Nomads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Buying travel insurance should be simple and flexible and it is with World Nomads. You can buy and claim online, even after you’ve left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travelers with coverage for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Find out why we like World Nomads for travel insurance.

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Travel nightmares meet travel insurance reality

Reading Time: 6 minutes You dutifully purchased travel insurance for your upcoming adventure and are feeling protected against possible travel nightmares. That is, until you read a story about travel insurance not covering missing a connecting flight because of long TSA lines.

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Choosing the best travel insurance for your trip

Reading Time: 6 minutes You’ve booked your trip for a dream vacation, but you’re just not sure about buying travel insurance. After all, it seems like an added expense and how do you know which is the best travel insurance for your trip anyway? Let’s stop right there. You need travel insurance when you travel, unless you are so wealthy you can afford your own medical expenses and possibly the expense of medical transport back home. Find out why we like Global Rescue and why travel insurance is so important to you.

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Travel medical evacuation insurance coverage – do I really need it?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Do I really need additional medical evacuation insurance coverage when I already have travel insurance? There is no simple answer, like with many insurance types. The best traveling advice is to weigh risks and expense, and consider your own philosophy and tolerance. We have additional medical evacuation coverage with Global Rescue, no questions asked.

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Travel Insurance Airfare Hack: Make any ticket refundable

Reading Time: 5 minutes Travel insurance airfare hack – buying a non-refundable ticket and adding travel insurance instead of opting for the vastly more expensive fully refundable airline ticket. This bit of traveling advice could save you significant sums of money if you want or need an airfare refund.

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