Turkish Airlines made him miss his flight. Then it lost his bag

After a series of mishaps, including a missed flight, Anupam Shovakar wants the airline to step up and make things right. So will Turkish Airlines pay his claim? Read more “Turkish Airlines made him miss his flight. Then it lost his bag”

Insider tips on how to file a travel insurance claim

If you’re reading this, chances are something horrible has happened while you’re on vacation — a health scare, a disruption, even an unexpected death.

Maybe you’ve phoned your travel insurance company and the wheels are now in motion for a claim. And you’re wondering: What now? Read more “Insider tips on how to file a travel insurance claim”

British Airways goes on the blink. What should I expect?

British Airways: “The World’s Favourite Airline.”

I know what you’re thinking. I must be joking. Certainly, Lynne Farrow from Arlington, Va., will think I am. She was one of the 75,000 passengers stranded when British Airways (BA) had a worldwide IT systems failure on May 28. Read more “British Airways goes on the blink. What should I expect?”

5 things you must do before you file your travel insurance claim

Peter Kuhmerker was set for the vacation of a lifetime — a nine-day Ireland tour from Dublin to Killarney booked through Great Value Vacations. As a precaution, he even purchased a “cancel for any reason” travel insurance policy through the company. Read more “5 things you must do before you file your travel insurance claim”

Travel insurance no-nos: 5 things you should never, ever do when you’re filing a claim

When it comes to travel insurance, details matter. Just ask Shannon Carr. Read more “Travel insurance no-nos: 5 things you should never, ever do when you’re filing a claim”