Travel insurance terrorist coverage receives attention from Olympics visitors

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Tourists are encouraged to get to know exactly what is covered by their policies. A tremendous number of tourists are flocking to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, with travel insurance policies galore, but as much as they may feel covered, it has drawn attention to the question of whether or not they are protected against terrorism. The Olympics are, unfortunately, no stranger to acts of terrorism. The crowds of spectators, coaches, and athletes present a possible target to individuals and groups who seek to wreak havoc and bring danger…

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Health insurance from the U.S. may not cover travelers attending Olympics


American policies are sometimes not effective when heading abroad. Health insurance is often the last thing on peoples’ minds when they are making their vacation plans. This is especially true when preparing for the excitement of the Olympics. The main focus of these individuals is usually to find a great hotel, the right travel reservations, and to be able to attend some of their favorite games. However, officials are warning that health insurance should begin to take some consideration among those preparations. They warn that U.S. health insurance may not…

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Travel insurance sales spike from 2012 Olympics

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Americans are purchasing coverage in case of hassles while traveling during the games. The 2012 Olympics in London have not only generated an increased amount of business for airlines, hotels, and car rentals, but the insurance industry is also already seeing a rise in their sales. The travel industry as a whole is expected to see a 30 percent surge in the travelers to London (over 2011). Companies offering travel insurance are have already noticed that they have an important slice of this pie. For example, Allianz Global Assistance USA,…

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