Avoid these common travel insurance mistakes on your next trip

When I think of travel insurance mistakes, I’m reminded of Carol Buckley’s case. She recently contacted me about her daughter, who had booked two airline tickets from Boston to London, purchasing the airline-recommended insurance. Read more “Avoid these common travel insurance mistakes on your next trip”

What to do when travel insurance doesn’t work

Travel insurance doesn’t always work.

There, I said it. Read more “What to do when travel insurance doesn’t work”

Here’s why it’s important to read the terms of your trip insurance policy

When John Joseph and his wife planned a trip to Universal Studios, they thought it might be a good idea to purchase travel insurance. After all, they were paying a great deal of money for their trip, and they wanted to make sure they could get it back if they weren’t able to go. They bought a “cancel-for-any-reason” policy through AAA Travel for their Universal Vacation Package. Read more “Here’s why it’s important to read the terms of your trip insurance policy”

Princess saves the day — and a life

Phyllis Occhionero and Erna Frances thought a well-deserved and hassle-free Princess cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to their home city of Seal Beach, near Los Angeles, Calif., was just what the doctor ordered.

But doctor’s orders quickly changed to emergency care during the middle of the cruise when Frances needed surgery — stat. Read more “Princess saves the day — and a life”

Let’s talk about travel insurance

Your flight has been canceled. Your cruise ship isn’t sailing. You’re sick and can’t travel. But your travel company won’t issue you a refund for your fares.

Many of our readers will respond to your story with: “You should have purchased travel insurance.”

Are they right? Read more “Let’s talk about travel insurance”

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