What is specialty cruise insurance and do you need it?

Cruise lines are continually trying to outdo each other with new onboard amenities such as rock climbing walls, zip lines and rollercoasters. But now there’s a new option to consider: specialty cruise insurance. Read more “What is specialty cruise insurance and do you need it?”

Can you cruise with Medicare? She has a painful warning to share

When Maureen Niland and her husband booked their recent Holland America cruise, their thoughts were on new adventures — not medical insurance. But tragedy struck just hours after the ship left the port in Ft. Lauderdale. John Niland suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and died. And the new widow learned an important lesson: Never take a cruise with Medicare and rely on it as your primary insurance. Read more “Can you cruise with Medicare? She has a painful warning to share”

Two days in sick bay cost me $5,929. Why won’t my travel insurance pay?

Oceania hands Murray Cohen a bill for $5,929 after he’s hospitalized on a Mediterranean cruise. Why is his travel insurance company dragging its feet on his claim? Read more “Two days in sick bay cost me $5,929. Why won’t my travel insurance pay?”