Here are the best travel insurance companies

Barbara Goldsmith and her husband are planning a trip of a lifetime to Alaska this year. The couple, both in their 70s, are “healthy and active” — but they’re also worried. What if something goes wrong while they’re away? Read more “Here are the best travel insurance companies”

When should you call your travel insurance company?

Pamela Mazerski didn’t wait to call her travel insurance company until she had to file a claim. Read more “When should you call your travel insurance company?”

Insider tips for avoiding a pre-existing insurance trap

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. Read more “Insider tips for avoiding a pre-existing insurance trap”

I couldn’t get to my vacation rental during the hurricane. I want a refund

When Gary Molinaro and his friends booked a vacation home on the coast of South Carolina, they weren’t anticipating any problems. But then Hurricane Irma started churning toward the mainland and the group decided to cancel. This must be a valid reason for a refund. Right? Read more “I couldn’t get to my vacation rental during the hurricane. I want a refund”

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”