You helped your client book the perfect couple’s getaway to an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. But two weeks before their departure, a category four hurricane threatens to level their plans entirely. They’re asking you if they can postpone their trip, but they passed on your … [Read more...] about It’s Hurricane Season! Are Your Clients’ Trips Protected?
Travel Insurance 101
Traveling abroad opens our eyes to diverse cultures and experiences, growing our appreciation of different ideas and lifestyles. Of course, travel brings its own adventures and challenges—and in some cases, it can be life-changing. While traveling in a foreign country where language barriers … [Read more...] about When Travel Protection is Critical: Two Travelers’ Medical Emergencies Abroad
After decades of limited vacation time, many Baby Boomers are planning to travel more as they enter their retirement years. According to the AARP 2018 Travel Trends Report, Baby Boomers expect to take “four to five leisure trips” this year and spend an average of almost $6,400 on travel … [Read more...] about Making the Case for Travel Insurance for Baby Boomers
Picture this: Wedding season is right around the corner, and your clients are looking to plan a romantic trip to Cancun to take some much-needed time away. You’ve thoughtfully created an itinerary with all of the bells and whistles they were looking for, and just as they’re about to take off, you … [Read more...] about Romantic Getaway Travel
Coverage, benefits and, protection are words we hear often and they can even be thrown around haphazardly. Sometimes it’s not always understood what’s included. All coverage is not created equal, and what is covered with one company, may be lost in the fine print with another. In our last post, … [Read more...] about 31 Covered Reasons for Client Peace of Mind
Traveling has its ups and downs, and while the unexpected is just that, unexpected – there are a few things that your clients can do to lessen the blows from travel mishaps. We spoke to our assistance team, and they gave us five common mistakes customers make while traveling and tips to help them … [Read more...] about Keeping Vacations Afloat
Your travelers just returned home from a vacation that was anything but ideal. On day one their luggage was lost, day two she spent a day in medical after a seafood allergy, and returning home the plane was grounded due to weather – missing their connecting flight twice. Thankfully, they … [Read more...] about Claims Documentation Checklist
“We’re only going a few hours away…” and Other Domestic Traveler Objections When planning extended trips around the world or even across the country, offering travel insurance is easy. Why? Well, destinations are further away, costs are significantly higher, and the risk of cancellation or delay is … [Read more...] about Overcoming Domestic Traveler Objections
Does Travel Insurance Cover Terrorism? In 2016 we saw a rise in terror attacks both at home and abroad. Popular travel destinations such as Paris, Brussels, and Orlando, Florida were a few of the locations that were hit with attacks directly targeting tourists. While the chance of your travelers … [Read more...] about Does Travel Insurance Cover Terrorism?
Traveling alone has been a thing for over a decade now. And even with the rise of safety concerns in most travelers, the trend has and will continue to grow across the globe. In fact, a recent study projected the percentage of travelers who would most likely try solo travel for the first time … [Read more...] about Staying Safe While Going Solo