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What You Need To Know about travel insurance post-COVID-19

An informative video from BuzzFeed several weeks ago covering five key points about travel insurance in light of the most significant event in 20 years to severely affect the travel industry - namely, of course, the global pandemic. Furthermore, for more detail they include a link to the Skyscanner article "Travel Insurance During COVID for US Travelers."

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Does Travel Insurance Cover Car Breakdown?

Hi Everyone!It sounds great that the world is normalizing again, and I am planning a trip with my family. I am thinking to visit Belfast, NI and a few camping sites in Scotland. Instead of public transport, I am thinking to use my own vehicle. Probably, my family can use 2 vehicles. In this regard, I am thinking to get a travel insurance plan for the entire family, but I am not sure either it would include a car breakdown or not. When I did an online search, then I found that I would have to…

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Is rental car insurance a scam?

You are at a car rental counter after a six-hour flight, talking to a guy at the counter who presents you a pile of paperwork and some "irresistible" pitches. Indeed, most of said pitches that we get from various sources every day are nothing but garbage, and some also happen to be straight-up scams. In the case of rental cars, this may include a pass for the toll-road service fee or a tank full of fuel pre-paid. Before or after you accept any of these pitches, the counter rep  will also…

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How to choose the right travel insurance for your next vacation

It's going to be a big year for travel insurance. Really big. A survey by the travel-insurance-comparison site Squaremouth predicts 24 percent more travelers will insure their international trips in 2019 than last year. Generali, the travel insurance company, says travelers spent an average of $139 per trip on insurance in 2018, unchanged from the previous year. So do you have your travel insurance picked out already? "The right insurance policy will protect you from unexpected issues that…

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