Going Abroad: Travel Health Insurance Options

Unfortunately, we cannot control getting sick, and no matter how many precautions we take, accidents can still happen while on holiday or overseas business trip. The only think you could do is get informed beforehand and choose the insurance solution that best serves your travelling needs. In this post, we are going to address the importance of travel health insurance plans when going abroad. Namely, we are going to compare the privileges offered to you through your credit card and the ones … [Read more...]

When Travel Plans Go Awry

Sometimes, you can do all the planning in the world, you can take every little possible mishap into account, and still, you may find yourself surprised. But not in a good way. This post addresses the biggest problems that can occur in your travels and how we can solve them. Travel Insurance All travel insurances do the same thing: they cover medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight accidents and other losses or accidents that occur while traveling. So, if they all offer the … [Read more...]

Types of Travel Insurance

When planning for a vacation there are several, often overlooked, aspects that travelers should be reminded of. Truth be told, the last thing on our minds –while preparing for the vacation of our dreams- is obtaining travel insurance, and this is why, in most situations, it becomes a last minute purchase. Before you start packing your bags, even before you begin writing your checklists, you should consider purchasing a good travel insurance policy. The first thing you should know about travel … [Read more...]

US Seniors Travel Insurance: How to Stay Safe Overseas, at 65+ Years Old

“Life is like wine – it gets better with age.” That’s a popular old adage that certainly applies to international travel. Senior citizens nowadays are definitely living up to it, by embarking upon cruises, taking that long postponed trip of a lifetime, going on second honeymoons and generally exploring parts of the world that they always wished they could visit. In essence, not only is there nothing wrong with this, but it’s actually recommended. After all, with retirement comes more time to … [Read more...]

Medical Insurance for Travel Abroad: Best Deals for UK Senior Holidaymakers

Whoever said that older people shouldn't embark on international journeys has definitely never met a savvy senior traveler before. One of the major trends of today's society is for seniors to buy plane tickets and explore the world. If you think about it for a second, it makes perfect sense to invest in something worthwhile when you have so much free time. As many senior travelers love to say, “Age matters only if you're a cheese”, and apparently, travel is the fountain of … [Read more...]

Medical Insurance Travel Abroad Advice: Do You Really Need it?

Traveling is not always fun and games. In order to have the best time of your life, you should plan well in advance and take care of the organizational and insurance issues. Whether you are traveling for business purposes, in connection with your studies or for leisure, there are certain steps that you should take to avoid health problems and accidents. Preparing for a trip is not only about choosing the destination, itinerary and packing your bags, it is also about taking necessary steps to … [Read more...]

Your First Trip Overseas: Honing the Right Mindset in 7 Easy Steps

Excited about your first trip across the border? You should be, because it’s going to be the kind of experience you remember for the rest of your life. However, you should bear in mind that there’s a right and a wrong way to travel abroad and it’s all about your mindset. Lucky for you, we’re here with tips on how to achieve the right attitude while traveling. 1. Things are nothing like at home This bears repeating into infinity: your first time traveling overseas is going to cause culture … [Read more...]

Do You Need Travel Insurance To Travel Abroad?

Hmmm, perhaps a better question is, Do you need supplemental medical insurance to travel abroad?  Even qualified in this manner, the question is still complicated. Let’s start with what kind of medical insurance do you have in your home country?  If the answer is none, perhaps you should still consider medical insurance abroad.  Perhaps you believe at home you will be able to rely on the emergency room, or clinics or negotiating with a doctor.  But do you want to make the same assumptions in … [Read more...]