Trip Insurance -why bother?

Do I buy Trip Insurance or Travel Medical? One of the most frequent questions I get is “should I buy Trip Insurance or travel medical insurance“?  Right now it is booking season for all of those amazing trips you are going to take over the summer.  Some of us will by tickets to a far […]

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Tips for International Travel

International travel checklist A trip requires careful planning.  Here are some important steps to prepare for a safe trip outside the United States.  These tips come from the department of state’s travel website. Traveler’s Checklist Get Informed Read up on your destination at travel.state.gov. Learn about visa requirements, local laws, customs, and medical care in the […]

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Your glossary guide to understanding health insurance policies

A Health Insurance Glossary This glossary provides general descriptions of commonly used terms in health, life, disability and special risk insurance. It should be noted that there are differences between plans and that they all do not function in the same way. Please refer to individual insurance policy brochures and/or policy/certificates of insurance for complete […]

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Should I use travel insurance? To insure or not to insure?

  This excellent article about travel insurance by well known travel guru Rick Steve has a really good run down of the different types of insurance and what they are used for, it is also written by someone who caters to savvy travelers and is a neutral third party. Travel Insurance — To Insure or […]

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