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Entries for July, 2012

Brits plan a summer escape, but without travel insurance

Brits plan a summer escape, but without travel insuranceNews from Which4U – UK: Over half of Britons are planning a summer escape, but many are ready to put themselves at risk by avoiding travel insurance. According to new research by the Money Advice Service, 51% of travellers currently don’t have travel insurance, and many don’t [...]

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Travel insurance terrorist coverage receives attention from Olympics visitors

Travel insurance terrorist coverage receives attention from Olympics visitorsNews from Live Insurance News: Tourists are encouraged to get to know exactly what is covered by their policies. A tremendous number of tourists are flocking to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, with travel insurance policies galore, but as much as they may feel covered, it [...]

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Woman Seeks Help With Travel Insurance Claim Over Daughter’s Death

Woman Seeks Help With Travel Insurance Claim Over Daughter’s DeathNews from News Channel 7: DUNCAN, S.C. – For Larraine Van Veen, watching a slideshow of her daughter’s life in pictures has become a ritual. Larraine says she and Lanee last spoke on Mother’s Day. “My daughter called and wished me a Happy Mother’s Day. And [...]

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Sort out your travel insurance early. . .

Sort out your travel insurance early. . .News from Irish Independent: Q Therese got in touch with an interesting travel insurance question. She writes: “My son, aged 20, left Dublin last weekend for a travelling holiday in Thailand and Laos until August 14. He had not arranged travel insurance as I said I would arrange [...]

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Beijing deluge strands tourists

Beijing deluge strands touristsNews from World First Travel Insurance: 26 July 2012 10:09 Heavy rain in Beijing has stranded thousands of tourists Thousands of passengers have been stranded in Beijing after the Chinese capital was hit by its heaviest rainfall for 60 years. More than 500 flights have been cancelled at the city’s main airport [...]

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Direct Travel Insurance – 20% Summer Discount, Plus Talking Nurses

Direct Travel Insurance – 20% Summer Discount, Plus Talking NursesNews from Travel-News.co.uk: Direct Travel Insurance (DTI) is offering a 20% discount on all new travel insurance policies bought between now and 31st July 2012, to celebrate its 20th Anniversary this year. DTI is a leading company in direct travel insurance and provided over half a [...]

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Consumerwatch: Travel insurance

Consumerwatch: Travel insuranceNews from CTV News: ctvwinnipeg.caPublished Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 11:16AM CSTLast Updated Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 1:30PM CST Manitobans planning a trip out of province or even overseas can expect a pitch for travel insurance, but not all plans are created equal. Insurance expert Max Johnson of the Great Canadian Travel Company said [...]

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Do You Know the Difference? Travel insurance Versus Assistance

Do You Know the Difference? Travel insurance Versus AssistanceNews from Travel Agent: July 23, 2012 By: News Wire Travel Agent Many people confuse travel insurance and travel assistance, according to a new advisory from the US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA) urging travelers and agents to know the difference. Traditional travel insurance provides financial reimbursement for [...]

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Travel insurance: You could need extra cover for ‘extreme’ sports

Travel insurance: You could need extra cover for ‘extreme’ sportsNews from This is Money: By Toby Walne PUBLISHED: 15:50 EST, 21 July 2012 | UPDATED: 05:24 EST, 22 July 2012 Adventurous – some would say dangerous – holidays are more popular than ever. Research for Financial Mail by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) [...]

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Travel insurance dos & don’ts

Travel insurance dos & don’tsNews from WXYZ: (WXYZ) – Planning a vacation? Whether you book online or use a travel agent, expect a pitch for travel insurance. And given all the perils that could derail your trip—including medical emergencies, natural disasters, and even political upheavals—travel insurance can be worth considering. But Consumer Reports cautions that [...]

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