Scam travel insurance claims are becoming more commonplace

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According to recent data the most rapidly growing coverage segment is also a massive target for scams. Though auto policies have traditionally been the area in which insurers have traditionally had to be the most vigilant in watching for scammers, travel insurance has suddenly started to see the emergence of a new trend in false claims. The General Insurance Association (GIA) has reported that this insurance sector is growing exceptionally fast. The GIA has noticed this trend as a growing number of people travel overseas and recognize the importance of…

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Travel insurance coverage is being purchased for very specific reasons

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Among the drivers that cause travelers to buy a policy, worries over hurricanes top the list. The results of a recent travel insurance survey have shown that there are some very specific reasons that consumers are purchasing this coverage, among which, hurricanes have been generated the largest amount of worry. The findings revealed that unexpected weather is enough to cause travelers to want to insure themselves. The research was conducted by a comparison website called InsureMyTrip. It determined that severe weather is making people the most worried about their vacation…

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Travel insurance sales spike as the MH370 mystery continues

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Fliers headed into or through the South East Asian region are feeling a higher sense of risk. In light of the heart wrenching disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and the 239 people who made up its passengers and crew, travel insurance has become a product that fliers are packing with them much more frequently, as people feel rattled about the situation in the South East Asian region. This has occurred at the same time that some travelers have simply cancelled their plans, outright. Many people are feeling quite…

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Why Travel Insurance Claims Get Denied

You’ve planned it all out. Your cousin, Ruby, is looking after your cat. The guy next-door is collecting your mail and watering your plants. And, your travel insurance will help out with any unforeseen circumstances you might experience during your vacation in sunny paradise. Right? Wrong. Your travel insurance policy may not cover as much as you believe. Yes, a huge number of claims are denied each year and here are some of the most common reasons. The Pre-existing Condition If you’ve changed your medication lately or your spouse has…

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Read The Fine Print On Credit Card Insurance Offers

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“You should have read the fine print” is one of those cliches that is used so often as a punch line or lesson in stories. But the reason any phrase becomes a cliche in the first place is because it’s used so often, and it’s used often because it’s the truth. And these days, most everything comes with fine print and you ignore it at your peril; and that includes insurance policies. The trick to buying insurance is that you need to be aware of the fine print; the exclusions,…

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What Happens When You Cheat On Your Travel Medical Insurance Policy.

This shark is unimpressed with your lack of travel health insurance When you go on vacation, you don’t leave anything to chance. You make sure you have your reservations in place, all down payments squared away, an itinerary set up, and everything you need to take with you all ready to go. But if you skimp on medical insurance, you may be setting yourself up for some trouble, even if you already have a regular health insurance policy in place. Travel insurance is common enough, and it takes care of things…

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Ten Travel Insurance FAQ’s

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If you own a home, you need home insurance. If you have a car, you get auto insurance. Let’s not forget health insurance for you and your family, and if you have a pet, you can even get pet medical insurance. So, when you go on a trip, why not get travel insurance? Here’s ten frequently asked questions about travel insurance. “Nice vacation you got planned there. Be a shame if anything…happened to it. Maybe you should get some insurance, know what I mean?” 1. Why get travel insurance? You…

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Travel insurance purchased by only half of vacationers

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The results of a recent study have shown that travelers are not purchasing medical coverage before they leave. According to the results of a recent study on summer vacations, only half of Canadians who head out of the country during the summer purchase travel insurance to cover themselves in case of a medical emergency. This includes those who are headed to the United States or abroad on their vacations. The travel insurance study was conducted by BMO Insurance. What it determined was that among the 83 percent of Canadians who…

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A Streamlined Way to Settle on Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is something that globetrotters often overlook as an intricate part of their travel experience. While there are without a doubt certain getaways that don’t require top notch coverage, there are definitely those that do. Travel insurance, if you can match your resources with a viable option, is something to consider if you’re travelling with any risk attached to your baggage. Below are some objective and straightforward ways to determine what travel insurance, if any, is necessary for you on the vacation you’re planning. 1. Determine the associated risk…

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State of Your Health Insurance While Traveling

You’re soon to be off on an exciting trip out of the country. Your plans are made, your flight is booked, your passport is current, and now all you can do is count down to the day of your flight. Before you pack your bags and board you plane, you should make sure that your insurance will cover any unforeseen medical expenses while traveling. Whether you are an American or an Australian citizen, health insurance agents from insurance companies like GMF Health in Australia can help you determine if you…

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