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Travel insurance for Mexico in demand

Demand for travel insurance for trips to Mexico continues to grow, according to a new data report from InsureMyTrip. Mexico topped the list of most popular international destinations for US travelers purchasing comprehensive travel insurance in 2014. Italy and United Kingdom rounded out the top three. TOP INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS Mexico Italy United Kingdom France Israel Spain The US Department of Commerce also reports an increase in travel to Mexico. In 2014, roughly 25 million US travelers visited the country, up 22 percent from 2013. Travel over the border was also a significant contributor to overall Mexico performance from March through December. US air travel to Mexico (6.9 million) was up 11 percent. (Source: US Dept. of Commerce) BEST TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR MEXICO Most travel insurance customers purchase a comprehensive policy for trips to Mexico, according to InsureMyTrip. Comprehensive policies from InsureMyTrip providers offer a variety of benefits including trip cancellation, trip interruption, medical and emergency evacuation coverage. “It is no surprise that Mexico continues to be a popular destination for American tourists. However, financial and health concerns are a factor when planning trips to this country. In turn, more are purchasing travel insurance to mitigate the risks,” says InsureMyTrip CEO [...]

Summer travel guide reveals top trends

InsureMyTrip, the nation’s top travel insurance comparison site, today announced the launch of its first-ever Summer Travel Guide. The Summer Guide is a compilation of data-driven insights to help consumers travel smarter in 2015. To compile this research, a team of data scientists at InsureMyTrip analyzed online traffic and buying habits in order to identify trends. In addition to internal data, customer surveys and feedback from travel experts were also utilized to gauge insights on summer travel. MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS: UK, FRANCE, ITALY This list shows the most popular summer destinations for travel outside the US (June 2015 – August 2015) based off internal customer data. United Kingdom France Italy Caribbean Netherlands     ______________________________________________ SUMMER TRAVEL SURVEY RESULTS InsureMyTrip surveyed 234 US respondents for the Summer Travel Guide. The survey was sent by email to those identified as US travelers who either researched or purchased travel insurance within the past 18 months. Here are the results: MOST WILL GO ON A SUMMER VACATION THIS YEAR An overwhelming eighty-two percent said they were planning a summer vacation. Twelve percent said they had no plans yet. Six percent had no plans. Out of those polled, 67 percent will get to their destination by air. PREFER [...]

Report: spike in travel to Europe this summer

Hopper and InsureMyTrip data teams report an increase in travel to Europe this summer. Researchers also found what airports offer the most savings and how the latest data trends can aid travelers when comparing travel insurance benefits. PRICING FOR EUROPEAN TRAVEL DRIVING SPIKE Travel to Europe is more affordable this summer due to a strong US dollar. Currently, the US dollar buys about 20% more foreign currency in many countries. “With the strong US dollar, it is not surprising to find more Americans booking trips to Europe and taking advantage of a bargain,” says Cristian Potter, data scientist at InsureMyTrip. Flight prices may also drop due to competition with foreign air carriers as well as cheaper oil. MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS: UK, FRANCE, ITALY This list shows the most popular European destinations for this summer (June 2015 – August 2015). Results were based off customer data at InsureMyTrip. United Kingdom France Italy Netherlands Germany BEST TIME TO FLY TO EUROPE Booking flights for the right locations at the right times, you can save as much as $600 per ticket, according to the latest research from Hopper. MORE: Hopper report on popularity and pricing by US origin Advanced purchase can also save [...]

Evans named US Travel Insurance Association President

Peter Evans has been elected President of the US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA) for the 2015-2016 term. The UStiA is a non-profit association of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, insurance agencies and related businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and travel assistance products.

Survey reveals top cruise destinations, concerns

InsureMyTrip, the nation’s largest travel insurance comparison site, today announced the results of its travel survey of 800 U.S. respondents.

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