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Travel Insurance Reviews Comprehensive Plans

Comprehensive plans offer the most benefits, including Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption. These plans provide the best protection for the investment you have made in your trip.

To learn more, read our Comprehensive Plans article.

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Travelex Travel Select
My wife broke her arm in India. I called the company from India...they were unhelpful and wanted me to complete forms! That was ridiculous...how do you complete forms from India.
JONATHAN F. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Megan
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    Thank you for your feedback.

    Please see the response from Travelex:
    "We empathize with the unfortunate situation that occurred to your wife during your trip to India and we hope she has recovered well. We contacted our Claim Administrator, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, and we are happy to hear that your claim was deemed payable, and that payment was issued in July.



    We would like to take this opportunity to clarify how On Call International, Travelex’s travel assistance company, offers assistance for medical emergencies that present themselves on a covered trip. On Call’s medical case process requires all patients to be evaluated by a treating physician and to have the medical information reviewed by On Call’s Medical Team to help ensure patient’s safety, in order to assist the traveler. On Call’s Medical Team specializes in flight physiology and follows guidelines set forth by the International Air Medical Transport Association and the Aerospace Medical Association to determine a patient’s fit to fly status as patient’s conditions may change at elevation. While the medical case management and fit to fly approval process can seem overwhelming, the process is important to ensure a patient is safe enough to travel home. "
    Sep 10,2020
International Medical Group iTravelInsured LX
Had to cancel my trip for a surgical procedure. Contacting them was pretty painless and all of the follows were prompt. Instructions were pretty straight forward. Did have to submit additional than what I originally submitted but it made sense and was pretty easy to get. Took a bit longer to process because of Covid but overall excellent experience and I will absolutely purchase another policy from them.
Diane M. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
9 of 10 people found this review helpful
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John Hancock Bronze
My trip was cancelled due to COVID-19 and I lost money on some VRBO places. This company took 3 months to work my claim before denying it. They said COVID-19 wasn't a natural disaster. Worst company ever. Won't ever do business with this insurance company again. Avoid this company. I will file a complaint with the California Department of Insurance.
Dodie K. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
Agents suggest you take out the policy several months in advance. Cruise and flight cancelled, but rebooked at a cheaper cost. Insure my trip Nationwide refused any refund saying I only had 10 days to cancel or change Poilicy. Cruise line and air carrier gave refunds for price difference, not Nationwide! They took advantage of the situation! Will NEVER use Insure my Trip Nationwide again!
Debra G. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
-1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Megan
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    Thank you for your feedback.

    We are sorry to learn that your trip was postponed. Fortunately, Nationwide Mutual Insurance was able to transfer your policy to the new travel dates at no additional cost. You are correct in that most comprehensive travel insurance policies have a review period, typically 10-15 days from the date you purchase the plan, depending on the state you live in. The Nationwide Essential plan in your state of residence has a 10 day review period in which insureds are able to cancel the policy or make any changes that would result in a premium refund. There are no refunds outside of the review period. For information about how travel insurance can accommodate a rescheduled or cancelled trip, please call us at 800-487-4722.
    Oct 06,2020
The trip included a
cruise
tour
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection ExactCare Value
Perfect travel insurance! Have used them many times. On one occasion had to file a claim; it went smoothly and quickly.
Evelyn S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Carol Mueller
    Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection
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    Thank your for your input. We value our customers' feedback.
    Jul 06,2020
International Medical Group iTravelInsured SE
My dissatisfaction with the claim and policy is complexity of the contract, written with an abundance of language that allowed my claim to be denied, all within reason, given the contract (20 pages). First reason given, no notice within 20 days of loss. I filed on grounds of employer canceling my vacation given the need for me to remain on duty (I'm a surgeon). The company stated that my loss occurred when the vacation was canceled. I filed 15 days after the date of return, assuming the loss occurred when trip would have been concluded; when all the arrangements were beyond salvage and when I had a chance to request all the refunds from airlines, etc. Second reason, some of the travel providers issued vouchers rather than refunds. There exists no way to use those as the trip was overseas, but the company considers vouchers to be refunds. Some of the vouchers expire before we will be allowed into those countries. The policy states "unused non-refundable Prepaid Payments or Deposits" will be reimbursed. I maintain that an unusable voucher is not a refund, since the definition of re-fund is to return my funds to me, not a promise for future travel. Lastly, I made what is a fatal error in changing my departure date by a single day without changing the policy. That apparently invalidates it. I may no longer bother with comprehensive insurance, and stick to medical only, as it appears to be an unnecessary expense given the myriad ways a claim can be denied. Although I shudder to think of the all the ways a company could escape paying a large medical claim.
Kenneth W. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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John Hancock Bronze
In November of 2019, I purchased an entire plan to protect and safeguard my investment and safety; Interruption, Cancellation and Cancel For Any Reason. While in Iceland during March 2020, Covid 19 interrupted our once in a lifetime vacation. Our flight was cancelled, we had to purchase more tickets and we were required to fly into a designated quarantine airport and then ordered by the CDC and DHS to quarantine at home, which we did. The CDC website states a quarantine will take place at home. The DHS (Department of Homeland Security) website states that all US passenger returning from Iceland will be quarantined. The John Hancock policy (managed by Seven Corners in Indiana) states in section (n) states: “If You and/or Your Traveling Companion are hijacked, “quarantined”, required to serve on a jury, subpoenaed, required to appear as a witness in a legal action, provided You or Your Traveling Companion are not a party to the legal action or appearing as a law enforcement officer; the victim of felonious assault; having Your principal place of residence made inaccessible and uninhabitable by a Natural Disaster; or burglary or vandalism of Your principal place of residence “within 10 days of departure”, they would pay for a Trip Interruption claim. The policy only says to be quarantined and we were quarantined within 10 days of our departure. For some reason, Seven Corners Claims Adjusters have turned a blind eye and denied my claim twice. They manufactured phrases to persuade me to accept the denial. I recently made a 3rd appeal and filed a Civil Remedy complaint against the company for Bad Faith and deliberately delaying my claims for over 3 months. If I can travel again, I will never purchase a policy from John Hancock again. John Hancock/Seven Corners should be ashamed of how they treat customers the way that they have during this unprecedented Pandemic. Please keep in mind that insurance companies like John Hancock know that most people will give up on a denial, that’s why they’re multibillion-dollar companies. If you have the time, do not give up and fight for what’s just.
Glenn B. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
They state on their website they are refunding for canceled trips without claims due to Covid. It is been 10 weeks and I have not received anything except excuses. I will not purchase from them again.
Jocelyn S. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Thank you for your feedback.

    I am happy to see that Nationwide did refund your premium. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic and current climate of traveling this request did take much longer than usual.

    We hope you will reach out to us at InsureMyTrip for future travel insurance needs.
    Sep 21,2020
The trip included a
tour
International Medical Group iTravelInsured LX
Do not do business with this company! Truly the worst experience with an insurance company I ever had. The company denied my claim because: “United Airlines indicates the purchased airline tickets have a credit value that can be applied toward future travel. A credit is not considered a loss until the credit is no longer available for use. United has indicated the credit is valid for one year from the issue date. The issue date is November 20, 2019. Additionally, they have indicated change fees would be waived for these tickets if exchanged. In the event the credit remains unused and is not reissued prior to the expiration date, please contact iTI® at 866.243.7524 once the credit has expired for further claim consideration. Documentation will be required from the United Airlines stating credit has expired and was not used.”

This decision is not only at odds with public policy on corporate responsibility in an unprecedented business environment, but is incorrect for the following legal reasons:
1. I purchased non-refundable airline tickets for a trip that we preemptively canceled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic using the Cancel for Any Reason provision within our policy. Had we not taken these preemptive measures to protect our family and fellow world citizens out of an abundance of caution, we would have been entitled to a full refund of the airfare when the flight was officially canceled.
2. I was unable to find an explicit stipulation that a non-refundable airline travel credit must expire before a claim can be filed identified in the terms and conditions of my policy. Moreover, while the “loss” they referred to as basis for denial is not a defined term in my insurance policy, it is generally accepted that a loss refers to the monetary injury that results from the occurrence of the contingency for which the insurance was taken out. There is no situation that will occur to make non-refundable travel credits refundable. These credits cannot legitimately be construed as monetary currency, and as such we incurred the loss on the date we canceled the flights.
3. We specifically indicated on the Authorization form of our claim that we will not be using our airline tickets and included a copy of the electronic ticket confirmation which included the ticket numbers as appropriate. It is our expectation that the company would follow standard business practice and request the airline void any non-refundable credits pursuant to the claim and pay out on the legitimate claim submitted. We are absolute in our statement that we will not ever use these credits, as we do not plan to travel by plane at any time in the foreseeable future.

The Company denied my appeal without addressing the points noted above, instead citing general policy language regarding irrelevant terms, which explicitly construed were satisfied - very bizarre.
Bonnie L. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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AIG Travel Travel Guard Gold
We had to cancel our trip on March 2nd due to illness. This was at the beginning of the Covid 19 pandemic. It took a few weeks longer than usual for the claim to start being processed (which was very understandable). But once the agent opened the case, the process took about a week to complete. Then once fully approved, we received a check for the full amount of insurance claim in 3 days. Outstanding service!
Susan T. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Antonia Pozarski
    AIG Travel
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    Thank you for sharing your positive claim experience. COVID-19 has resulted in historically high claim volume, but AIG Travel continues to strive for exemplary service. We appreciate your feedback and understanding during these challenging times. We hope you are feeling better! Take care and stay safe.
    Sep 24,2020
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