The current situation in Egypt is of great concern to us, as it is to all of our customers and travelers worldwide. We’re keeping a very close watch over the latest information coming from all channels regarding travel to and from the region. As of yesterday, the State Department upgraded their recommendations from a Travel Alert to a Travel Warning; the details of that warning, as well as consistently updated information about the ongoing situation in Egypt, can be found here. Continue reading “Egypt: What to Know, What to Do (Updated 2/1/2011)” »
Posts Tagged ‘evacuation’
Becky, User Experience Analyst
InsureMyTrip recently ran a blog contest, in which employees were encouraged to submit posts for the blog in two categories. The following post was the winner in the “Travel Insurance and Travel News” category. Congratulations, Becky!
The start of the summer means the start of many people’s vacations. While traveling is exciting and definitely something to look forward to, it can also be stressful. Flying can be a hassle, and with the recent Spirit Airlines and British Airways strikes, you become painfully aware that there are so many things that can go wrong with air travel. Travel insurance is a great tool when it comes to flying because package plans provide coverage for delayed or canceled flights. These plans also protect you in the event that your baggage is lost or delayed. And if your trip is interrupted due to a covered reason, there is coverage for that too. Continue reading “Be Prepared for Summer Travel” »
We were pleased to note that respected travel guru Arthur Frommer had mentioned, on his official blog, the existence of “hospital of choice” plans among the smorgasbord of travel insurance options available to consumers. Having the ability to request a particular hospital in the event that you have to be evacuated for medical attention during a trip is certainly a benefit worth pointing out to travelers. However, Mr. Frommer’s article only mentions one specific company. In the interest of sharing the wealth, we thought it was important to point out that, as a comparison website, we offer several choices from a range of companies. We also figured that, while we’re on the subject, you might want to know exactly what Hospital of Choice means when you’re comparing travel insurance. Continue reading “You can have your choice for hospital of choice” »