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 ‘political unrest’
If you’re reading this, I suspect you, like most of us, have been keeping up with the news surrounding this weekend’s State Department Travel Alert. For those who haven’t yet heard, here’s a quick recap, from the government’s travel security website:
“The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. Current information suggests that al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks. European governments have taken action to guard against a terrorist attack and some have spoken publicly about the heightened threat conditions.” Continue reading “Travel Alerts vs. Travel Warnings: Are You Covered?” »
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” »