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2011 October - Travel Insurance Center

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Entries for October, 2011

Qantas shutdown: what will Qantas and your travel insurance pay?

Qantas shutdown: what will Qantas and your travel insurance pay?News from Australian Business Traveller: Some 70,000 passengers were hit by the weekend’s abrupt grounding of all Qantas flights. And while Qantas is now getting back in the air, many travellers are now wondering who will foot the bill for accommodation, meals, phone calls (to families [...]

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Travellers urged to check insurance

Travellers urged to check insuranceNews from Ninemsn: It’s too early to know how travel insurance companies will deal with the decision by Qantas to ground its fleet, the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) says. “The decision by Qantas to withdraw all air services is unprecedented,” ICA CEO Rob Whelan said in a statement on Sunday. [...]

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Travel insurance update on the Bangkok flooding

Travel insurance update on the Bangkok floodingNews from World First Travel Insurance: 28 October 2011 09:41 The cut off time for valid policies is Tuesday 25th October 2011, 11.00am GMT. Any policies taken out after that date concerning travel to the affected areas will not be valid Bangkok is braced for severe flooding this weekend [...]

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You can’t insure against Qantas strikes

You can’t insure against Qantas strikesNews from The Daily Telegraph: Strike action … Qantas staff walk off the job. Source: Supplied TRAVELLERS whose Qantas flights are cancelled due to strikes may not be covered by travel insurance because of the widespread media coverage of the industrial action. Some insurance providers disclaimers warn there was no [...]

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Travel insurers strike out cover

Travel insurers strike out coverNews from Herald Sun: Travellers whose Qantas flights are cancelled due to strike action may not be covered by travel insurance. Source: AdelaideNow TRAVELLERS whose Qantas flights are cancelled due to strikes may not be covered by travel insurance because of widespread media coverage of the industrial action. Some insurance providers [...]

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The perils of forgetting your health insurance

The perils of forgetting your health insuranceNews from Telegraph.co.uk: The family of a young man from Kent were faced with a £10,000 bill after he was injured in Bali, pictured Photo: F1 Online/Rex Features Anyone doubting the cost of extracting seriously injured people [...]

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Travel Insurance and Assistance in Major Global Markets – Sacramento Bee

Travel Insurance and Assistance in Major Global Markets – Sacramento BeeNews from Travel Insurance and Assistance in Major Global Markets – Sacramento Bee: NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Travel Insurance and Assistance in Major Global Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0486772/Travel-Insurance-and-Assistance-in-Major-Global-Markets.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Travel_Services Finaccord’s report [...]

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Single Trip Or Annual Travel Insurance?

Single Trip Or Annual Travel Insurance?News from Money High Street: Published: 18 October 2011 By Peter Thompson Half term is almost here and many families will head off on holiday, but travellers are being warned to make sure they have the right travel insurance in place. A holiday is of course an exciting time and [...]

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BerkshireInsurance.com launches online travel insurance products

BerkshireInsurance.com launches online travel insurance productsNews from India Infoline.com: India Infoline News Service / 12:21 , Oct 19, 2011 BerkshireInsurance.com  announced the launch of a new suite of online travel insurance products. Through the online platform, the…………… continues on India Infoline.com … Read the full article Related News: Safe Travels.: An article from: Risk & [...]

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Insurance pledge from GAA

Insurance pledge from GAANews from Setanta Sports Ireland: It was reported on Monday that the GAA will move to ensure the provision of insurance cover for all players who travel from Ireland to play for GAA clubs in the United States. The news comes in the wake of the serious head injuries sustained by Fermanagh [...]

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