Bringing Gifts of Food and Drink into the US

When it comes to gift items and personal possessions brought through US border checkpoints, officials have seen it all. But that doesn’t mean they will be lenient with you if you are trying to bring in items that are prohibited. If you are traveling to the US to visit family or friends you will probably have a long list of food and drink items to bring with you – favorite foods from home, holiday specials, drinks you can’t get in the United States and many more. But it is important to realize you can’t bring everything. Some food and drink […]

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One in 10 Senior Travelers without Insurance

News recently released from a survey completed by the insurer Staysure reveals that many senior travelers are choosing to travel without insurance. The insurer specializes in travel insurance for the over-50s and says that around 10 percent of senior British travelers is taking a gamble and taking their vacations without adequate travel insurance. A further one in 20 British seniors revealed they had lied in the application about a pre-existing medical condition, or failed to declare a condition in order to keep the cost of premiums down. The reasons seniors give for failing to buy travel insurance or purchasing insurance […]

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Flight Insurance for Peace of Mind

Flight insurance is one type of travel insurance that can give you complete peace of mind when you next travel overseas. You may not have heard of flight insurance but the concept is very simple – flight insurance protects you financially when you fly. Whether you are flying for business or on vacation, whether you take one flight a year or 100, flight insurance can make a big difference to your travel experience. Have you considered the benefits of this type of insurance for your next trip? The benefits of a basic flight insurance plan include coverage for the costs […]

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Terrorism Travel Advice: Are You Covered or Not?

It can be difficult to understand travel insurance policies sometimes, particularly when it comes to trip cancellation clauses for reasons such as war or terrorism. Unfortunately the world is not always stable and problems can break out all over the globe. What happens if war or terrorism happens to affect the place you are heading to on vacation, or the city where you are having your business meetings? The first thing to do is read the wording of your policy closely. All policies are different but there are broad similarities when it comes to trip cancellation for reasons of war […]

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