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Why Travelers Need Crisis Response Coverage

Why Travelers Need Crisis Response Coverage

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 20, 2017 in Insurance

Whether you’re taking a business trip or family vacation, you never want to think about the threat of being kidnapped abroad. But kidnappings of international travelers do happen in countries across the globe. One travel danger for international travelers... Read More ...

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What to Look for in Your Travel Insurance Policy

What to Look for in Your Travel Insurance Policy

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Insurance

Few things are more exciting than taking that long-awaited trip to an international destination. You spend weeks – even months – planning your itinerary and thinking through logistics like how much local currency you’ll need. Despite all the planning involved, many travelers leave home without something quite important: insurance. In fact, only one in three... Read More ...

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If Liam Neeson Isn't Your Dad, You Need Crisis Response Coverage

If Liam Neeson Isn't Your Dad, You Need Crisis Response Coverage

Posted by Andrea Emerson on March 8, 2016 in Insurance

Imagine you're strolling along the travel destination of your dreams. Someone motions you to check out a great restaurant or the Instagram-worthy scenery around the corner. Before you know it, you've been kidnapped, to be let go after your captor has sucked your bank account dry. It's what's known as an express kidnapping and it's far more common than you'd think. In fact, express kidnappings are on the rise, because unlike classic, elaborate kidnappings, they require just a single delinquent with a weapon, no planning, and go largely underreported.... Read More ...

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Tropical Storm Dorian Special Bulletin

Tropical Storm Dorian Special Bulletin

Posted by Scott Armstrong on August 28, 2019 in Travel

The National Hurricane Center indicates that Tropical Storm Dorian has gained some strength as forecasted, as the storm approaches Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Wednesday August 28. As of 08:00 AM EST, the storm was approximately 60 miles southeast of St. Croix, moving at about 13 miles per hour (20 km/hr) with maximum winds at about 60 mph.... Read More ...