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Dog days of summer spur rush to travel

Handy Checklist Dog days of summer spur rush to travel

The sultry dogs days of summer mark the end of the long vacation period when the kids are out of school and the family can plan a great trip together.

Is travel insurance worth the cost or a waste of money?

Travel Risks Is travel insurance worth the cost or a waste of money?

By Scott Mayerowitz

Vacations plans are disrupted for all sorts of reasons. Is it worth the extra cost of

Wrapping your travel plans in a security blanket

The Benefits Of Travel Insurance Wrapping your travel plans in a security blanket

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN

(eTN) - Both Mother Nature and human nature can take on positive and negative forms, and when it turns not so positive, today’s traveler is not immune to the possible effects.

UK travelers like to try out new sports on holiday

When Insurance Should Be A Given UK travelers like to try out new sports on holiday

Research has revealed that 7.1 million UK travelers have learned a sport or hobby on holiday in the past three years. That is 7.1 million potential accidents.

Declaring excess valuation is the wisest move for passengers checking bags

Air Travel Declaring excess valuation is the wisest move for passengers checking bags

By George Hobica

Airlines are required by U.S. regulations to compensate travelers for up to $3,300 in the event that checked bags are lost or damaged. But that's only for domestic travel.

New insurance cover for Kenya tourism operators

Added Security New insurance cover for Kenya tourism operators

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Hotels, lodges, safari camps and safari/tour operators can now up their insurance covers to internationally-acceptable levels, as a new cover is available through Kenyan insurers backed up through ...

The smartest new travel agency tool

TravelSafe Smart Button The smartest new travel agency tool

By Mel Webster

Since 1971, leading travel insurance provider, TravelSafe Insurance, has been protecting travelers with groundbreaking products, benefits, services, and competitive pricing.

Travel insurance company sets the bar for corporate social responsibility

Micro Donations Quickly Add Up Travel insurance company sets the bar for corporate social responsibility

By eTN Staff Writer

WorldNomads.com is setting the travel services industry bar for corporate social responsibility.

Korea to introduce insurance for foreign tourists

Korea Korea to introduce insurance for foreign tourists

By Na Jeong-ju

Korea will introduce insurance for foreign tourists next year to help cover their medical bills in the event they have accidents here.

American tourist arrested in Rio trying to pull insurance scam

Brazil American tourist arrested in Rio trying to pull insurance scam

By José Wilson Miranda

Rio de Janeiro - American tourist Porfilio Nicholas Anthony, 25, from California, was arrested in Rio early this Monday by officers of the Special Tourist Service (Deat).

Tourists ignorant about travel jabs

International Travel Tourists ignorant about travel jabs

British tourists are vague about vaccines needed for foreign travel, according to a poll.

Owner of defunct airline arrested

Pace Airlines Ownet Arrested Owner of defunct airline arrested

Raleigh, N.C. — State Department of Insurance agents on Tuesday arrested the owner of Pace Airlines Inc. on charges that he abruptly ended health insurance coverage for company employees.

Two British tourists imprisoned for alleged insurance scam

Brazil Two British tourists imprisoned for alleged insurance scam

British tourists Shanti Andrews and Rebecca Turner are being held in a Brazilian prison known as "Cell Zero-Zero" on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

Mexico City Free insurance for tourists offered by Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — Mexico City on Tuesday introduced free insurance for tourists in a bid to bring back visitors scared away after the swine flu epidemic broke out in Mexico in April.

Nervous travelers demanding 'layoff insurance'

"Layoff Insurance" Nervous travelers demanding 'layoff insurance'

By cnn.com

Does your boss raise an eyebrow when you ask to schedule time off?

Maybe you need layoff insurance for your next vacation.

Threat of piracy could push up cruise insurance

Piracy Menace Threat of piracy could push up cruise insurance

By AP

ATHENS — It's an insurer's nightmare: Heavily armed pirates, emboldened by their success in capturing cargo vessels, hijack a cruise ship with hundreds of well-heeled passengers and ask for ...

Seven Corners announces first insurance program for international medical tourism

Insurance Program For International Medical Tourism Seven Corners announces first insurance program for international medical tourism

By earthtimes.org

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven Corners announces the launch of the first worldwide medical tourism insurance program that reduces travel-related and medical risks associated with patients electing to have ...

Make sure you're covered if your airline goes bust

Travel Advice Make sure you're covered if your airline goes bust

By Sophie Butler, telegraph.co.uk

Travel insurance adds a fair amount to the cost of a holiday, which makes it all the more galling that some policies don't even cover the major pitfalls.

Insurers said I'm too old to go on a cruise

Travel insurance Insurers said I'm too old to go on a cruise

War veteran Kenneth Brown was stunned when he was repeatedly refused travel insurance for a cruise to Spain - despite the fact that he pilots his own cabin cruiser, Carlos III, on the Thames.

Serbia is stopping tourists at border

Serbia Serbia is stopping tourists at border

Dozens of Dutch tourists are being stopped at the Serbian border, says the Dutch vehicle insurer's bureau.

Omar suggests insurance cover for foreign tourists

Kashmir Omar suggests insurance cover for foreign tourists

SRINAGAR - National Conference President Omar Abdullah has suggested provision of an insurance cover to woo foreign tourists.

Travel advisories issued by different countries keep foreign ...

Tourists' bashing claim 'invented for insurance'

Tourists' bashing claim 'invented for insurance'

Two British tourists have been arrested after allegedly making false complaints about getting bashed and robbed in Queenstown on Saturday night.

Constable Sean Drader of the Queenstown ...

Experts: Space tourism faces challenges from insurance companies

No Insurance - No Space? Experts: Space tourism faces challenges from insurance companies

By Fox News

The personal spaceflight business — also known as space tourism — will face high hurdles from the insurance business in its early years, according to several industry experts.

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