Travel insurance claims are pouring in following several hurricanes

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This busy storm season has led to a large number of filings from people whose vacations were interrupted. The active 2017 hurricane season has led to a sudden influx of travel insurance claims as vacations and business trips see interruptions. This type of storm season has helped to demonstrate the value that this type of insurance coverage can offer travelers. Thousands of people across the United States are breathing a sigh of relief after purchasing the coverage. Those who purchased their travel insurance policies before the storms were named can…

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Sebelius issues tips for holiday health insurance shopping

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Sebelius attempts to mitigate consumer frustration by drawing attention to other options Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has been attempting to provide some levity to offset the frustration consumers have been experiencing with the federal government’s health insurance exchange network. As the holiday season gains momentum, Sebelius notes that shopping for insurance coverage online could mitigate some of the stresses associated with the season. The initiative is meant to highlight alternatives to purchasing insurance coverage through the federal exchange that do not involve using…

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Tennessee homeowners insurance customers advised to review their coverage

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The State Fire Marshal has recommended that they look into their protection ahead of holiday travels. The top fire official in the state is recommending that Tennessee homeowners insurance policyholders review their coverage before they head out of their homes this holiday season. The more people go away on vacations or even just to attend gatherings, the greater the risk of mishaps. There are a number of reasons that Tennessee homeowners insurance customers should be more aware of their coverage and of their own activities at this time of year.…

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Travel insurance fraud spikes in the UK

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The summer heat wave is being blame for the sudden skyrocketing levels of fraudulent claims. Cancelled vacation and lost baggage travel insurance claims have risen sharply during the summer of 2013 and the heat wave that briefly held in place over the United Kingdom is being blamed. Vacationers frequently decided to stay home in the hot weather since they didn’t need to pay to seek it elsewhere. The travel insurance fraud associated with cancelling pre-booked vacations in order to opt to remain at home because the weather remained hot is…

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The insurance industry in Japan offers unique Valentine’s Day coverage

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This product is available for consumers in the country who want to make certain that they’re covered on the day. In Japan, the insurance industry is helping people to lower their risk of coming up empty handed on Valentine’s Day, with a new policy that is designed to ensure that policyholders always have something to receive on the most romantic day of the year. Consumers who purchase this policy will never find themselves without a box of chocolates. This unique addition to the insurance industry in Japan is designed to…

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Travel insurance overlooked by millions from the UK

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A recent study has shown that British travelers are often unprepared for unexpected holiday emergencies. Though the British people love to get away from it all to relax on their holidays, they are often lacking travel insurance when they do so, putting themselves at risk of tremendous unexpected expenses should emergencies or disaster strike. Recent statistics show that more than half the population of the U.K. intends to head away from home this year. A survey published by Think Banking Weekly indicated that 53 percent of the country’s population intended…

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Travel product released by the Allianz insurance company in time for holidays

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As Americans get ready to celebrate the Christmas season, there is new protection for their event planners. The insurance company called Allianz Global Assistance USA has just announced the release of a new travel product for event planners in the United States that is being launched just in time to assist people who are getting ready for their holiday celebrations. This was released in conjunction with the company’s annual Vacation Confidence Index. That insurance company survey was designed to help to gauge customer attitudes and behaviors regarding travel. What it…

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