Published Articles

These Pro Tips Will Help You Book The Best Cruise Ever

Jan 26, 2020

Watch out for these common mistakes travelers make when booking a cruise.

Travel insurance for multi-generation and skip-generation holidayers

Jan 06, 2020

Travel is proven to bring families together, regardless of age.

Top Travel Insurance Trends for 2020

Dec 03, 2019

The travel insurance market is booming, forecasting a promising 2020 full of growth.

Travel insurance: the coolest kid on the block

Oct 28, 2019

Technological advances are transforming perspectives on travel insurance.

Press Releases

The Travel Industry Responds to Consumer Coronavirus Fears

 

Santa Clara, Calif. (March 3, 2020) The coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing disruptions and cancellations in the travel industry as spring break and the summer travel season near. The virus is the first respiratory pathogen capable of community transmission and stakeholders across the travel insurance industry are launching information campaigns and disseminating specialized coronavirus resources as confusion over travel insurance coverage grows. There are existing travel medical insurance policies that may cover coronavirus, but every policy comes with restrictions and exclusions, says Rajeev Shrivastava,…

Trump's Proclamation Requiring Proof of Health Care Coverage For…

 

Santa Clara, Calif. (October 7, 2019) -- The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that a proclamation has been issued by the Trump Administration requiring that immigrant visa applicants prove they can pay for health care within 30 days of entering the country or demonstrate they can pay for medical treatment as a condition of eligibility for a green card in the U.S. Plans that are subsidized under the Affordable Care Act would not count as an eligible form of health care as stated by the proclamation, and applicants would be ineligible to apply for other subsidized care such as Medicaid. The new…

VisitorsCoverage Addresses Concerns Regarding Tainted Alcohol When…

 

SANTA CLARA, CA (September 23, 2019) -- Silicon Valley-based VisitorsCoverage, an online travel insurance insurtech company, is amping up online education for customers searching for travel insurance who may have concerns about consuming tainted alcohol. The company is a global leader in the insurtech industry and pioneered an extensive digital knowledge center for travelers purchasing medical travel insurance. While consumption of alcohol is often an enjoyable aspect to a holiday, each traveler must use discretion and safety precautions when consuming alcohol while abroad, says Rajeev Shrivastava,…

United States Travel Insurance Association (USTiA) Reports That…

 

SANTA CLARA, CA (September 4, 2019) -- The United States Travel Insurance Association (USTiA) recently released the results of travel insurance purchases by U.S. travelers from 2016 to 2018 and found that only six percent of American travelers purchase travel medical insurance. The International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ) reported from the study that while overall purchases of travel insurance by U.S. citizens increased more than 40 percent, 94 percent of coverage purchased was exclusively for trip cancellations and trip interruptions, leaving the bulk of travelers at risk of incurring huge…