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Medicanes & Impact On European Travel

Medicane Impact on Travel

Medicane is a rare hurricane-like storm that can impact European destinations. Medicane (Mediterranean + hurricane) is similar in structure to a hurricane or typhoon. In September 2018, a huge medicane storm called Zorbas brought heavy rains, flash flooding, toppled trees, mudslides, and strong winds to Northern African and parts of the Mediterranean. The violent nature of the storm also led authorities

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Markey Travel Insurance Report Shows Importance of Comparing

Markey Travel Insurance Report Released

A new report on travel insurance by the office of Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) titled “Flyer Beware” raises questions over the value of “opt in, opt out” policies that are automatically offered by airlines and online travel insurance agencies (OTA). These so-called “opt in, opt out” policies are typically shown to consumers during the booking process.

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