Published Articles

Save on Top Caribbean Resorts This Fall With Marriott's Mega Sale

Sep 18, 2019

Take advantage of the Caribbean's shoulder season with fewer crowds and amazing deals.

Only Six Percent of U.S. Travelers Purchase Travel Medical Insurance

Sep 04, 2019

Most coverage purchased by Americans is for trip cancellation and interruption.

Do Americans Lack Travel Medical Cover?

Sep 04, 2019

Don't rely on your credit card to provide travel medical insurance coverage.

Kidnap and Ransom Coverage Travel Insurance

Sep 01, 2019

Over the last few years what is termed “express kidnap” has been growing in popularity.

Press Releases

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…

VisitorsCoverage's Europe Travel Plus Insurance Now Available for…

 

SANTA CLARA, CA (July 31, 2019) -- Silicon Valley-based VisitorsCoverage, an online travel insurance insurtech company, announced today that their popular Europe Travel Plus specialty international travel medical insurance policy is now available to U.S. citizens traveling to Europe. Europe Travel Plus was previously only available to non-U.S. citizens and includes an automatic Schengen visa application (if the purchasers country of origin required one) for travel to the 26 Schengen countries. With international travel to Europe steadily increasing since the 1990s and continuing to grow, VisitorsCoverage…