When Katie Kubitskey made plans to attend a friend’s destination wedding in Izmir, Turkey, last summer, she never imagined she’d need travel insurance. “When travel insurance saves the day”
When Kimberly Button drove her RV to Glacier National Park in Montana this summer, she expected relief from her muggy home town of Orlando. “We assumed that we’d have mild temperatures,” she says. “We couldn’t have been more wrong.” “How climate change is affecting travel — and what you can do about it”
Michele Kemp and her family cancel a flight after her sister falls ill. Good thing she bought travel insurance, right? Wrong. But how can she get her money back? “Why won’t travel insurance cover my flight cancellation?”
Pamela O’Meara narrowly escaped the pre-existing conditions trap.
Oh, you know the trap. It’s the one where your insurance company tells you the policy is no good because your medical condition existed before you bought the policy. Yeah, that one. “Insider tips for avoiding a pre-existing insurance trap”
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? “Insider tips on how to file a travel insurance claim”
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. “Avoid these common travel insurance mistakes on your next trip”
Travel insurance doesn’t always work.
There, I said it. “What to do when travel insurance doesn’t work”
AXA Assistance USA promises John Schwegel that it will cover the cost of a ticket home after his flight is delayed. But then it doesn’t. How do you persuade AXA to change its mind? “Why won’t travel insurance cover my flight delay?”
Betsy Donley recommends travel insurance for all the reasons you’d imagine — and a few you might not. “Betcha didn’t know travel insurance covered that”