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?
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.
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?
Travel insurance doesn’t always work.
There, I said it.
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?
Is Dan Kriser overdoing it?
“I know that as long as you have a major credit card you don’t need to buy additional insurance when you rent a car,” says Kriser, an investment manager from Highland Park, Ill.. “But how about trip insurance when you travel?”
If I’ve heard Linda Limberger’s question once, I’ve heard it a hundred times.
“I’m wondering if you could recommend trip insurance,” she asked. “Something that covers medical, cancellation and other things.”
Maybe there’s an app for that?
When Beth Langston faints at the airport and is taken to the hospital, her nonrefundable trip to London is the first casualty. Is her refund DOA?
With the busy summer travel season now in full swing, you probably expect the predictable “how to travel this summer” story. Not this year.
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.