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Entries for May, 2012

Few Brits buy travel insurance for holidays, Hiscox finds

Few Brits buy travel insurance for holidays, Hiscox findsNews from Post Online: Britons are opting not to buy travel insurance for their holidays, research by insurer Hiscox has revealed. Up to 19% of those surveyed said that they either don’t bother taking out a specialist travel insurance policy or think that they are covered under [...]

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KFH launches promotion campaigns for banking cards, travel insurance documents …

KFH launches promotion campaigns for banking cards, travel insurance documents …News from AME Info: Those campaigns coincide with the holiday’s season, because credit cards have become one of the most important means of shopping; especially in making electronic payments. Those cards are widely accepted locally and worldwide in numerous shopping centers. Travel insurance documents are [...]

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DON’T BE TRIPPED UP BY A LACK OF TRAVEL INSURANCE

DON’T BE TRIPPED UP BY A LACK OF TRAVEL INSURANCENews from Express.co.uk: New findings from Lloyds TSB show nearly a third of those who have trips booked abroad in the next 12 months are concerned about disruption to travel plans by factors outside of their control. These include natural disasters, severe weather conditions or tour [...]

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Travel insurance premiums likely to go up

Travel insurance premiums likely to go upNews from TravelBizMonitor: Travel insurance premiums may go up with the rupee’s fall putting pressure on the travel insurance portfolios of leading general insurance players. With the devaluation of the rupee, insurance players are they are likely to go to sector regulator — Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) — [...]

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Travel Troubleshooter: For travel insurance, read that fine print

Travel Troubleshooter: For travel insurance, read that fine printNews from Sacramento Bee: I’m writing on behalf of two friends who booked a trip of a lifetime to Italy recently. They also purchased trip insurance through Access America. A couple of days after paying for the insurance, they found out that the husband had to have [...]

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Travellers put on alert over high insurance excess

Travellers put on alert over high insurance excessNews from The Independent: Holidaymakers who have to claim on their travel insurance this summer have been warned that they could end up severely out of pocket because some policies have very high excess levels hidden in the small print. According to exclusive research carried out for The [...]

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The devil is in the details when it comes to travel insurance

The devil is in the details when it comes to travel insuranceNews from The Seattle Times: When it comes to travel insurance claims, Hannah Yun was about as sure as anyone that hers would be successful. She’d bought a gold-plated “cancel for any reason” policy for a trip to South Korea. When her boyfriend proposed [...]

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Consumer Watchdog uncovers travel insurance loophole

Consumer Watchdog uncovers travel insurance loopholeNews from Motor Insurance News: Consumer watchdog, Which? have uncovered a travel insurance loophole which could leave travellers without adequate cover when they jet off on their summer holiday this year. A little known clause which is found in 10 out 12 of the leading traveller insurers in the UK, [...]

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Travel insurance helps when weather disasters strike

Travel insurance helps when weather disasters strikeNews from Live Insurance News: The winter storm that hit the east coast on Christmas Sunday affected road travel. Luckily, cruise ships were not affected as much.  In some cases, when extreme weather affects road and air travel, you could miss your cruise ship departing. If this happens, you [...]

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They saved $74, but they lost $10074

They saved $ 74, but they lost $ 10074News from Chicago Tribune: Jennifer Chilton is outraged because her friends have been denied travel insurance coverage on a technicality. Will they really lose $ 10,074 because of a clause in the fine print? Find out. Q: I’m writing on behalf of two friends who booked a [...]

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