Trip Cancellation Insurance Protects Your Study Break

When you study in London all the attractions of Europe are on your doorstep. If you’re snowed under with study or have no money for a long break, a weekend or short trip is just the ticket. Many students in the UK made the most of holiday time to book short trips across Europe but they didn’t consider the weather. This week Heathrow Airport ground to a halt as heavy snow caused transport chaos across the UK. The airport shut down, as did London’s Gatwick airport for a few hours. Once reopened, clearing the backlog of planes created more travel […]

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Pre-existing Condition Coverage for US Visitors

Insurance coverage for preexisting conditions like the one below is quite common. A candid and precise answer is, ‘if the current health insurance in traveler’s country of origin not cover for the person’s preexisting conditions during travel overseas, then no company in the world is willing to take the full risk of insuring an already sick person’. “Both my parents have medical issues but would like to travel from UK to US to visit me. They want to take out health insurance in the event anything were to happen but they are worried it won’t be valid due to pre-existing […]

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Sports Travel Insurance Keeps Active Travelers Protected

For many travelers, a vacation is about relaxing. For these people, laying out on the beach, spending time in the pool, or sightseeing is the ideal way to spend travel time. But for others, vacation is about taking their active lifestyle to new locales. For them, sports travel insurance is an essential purchase. People who are into snowboarding, skiing, and watersports love visiting new places to participate in those activities. For example, you may live in Denver and enjoy snowboarding and skiing there, but you might also want to visit Banff or Austria to try out their famous slopes. Or […]

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Air Traffic Controllers Strike Makes Spanish Travelers Grateful for Trip Cancellation Insurance

In Spain, travelers with scheduled flights recently found an unpleasant surprise; air trraffic controllers throughout the country had gone on strike, wreaking havoc on the country’s air travel scheduling. For travelers who had purchased trip cancellation insurance in advance of their trip, while this strike certainly caused a logistical problem, they could at least take solace in the fact their travel investment was safe. Airspace was shut down last Saturday at Spain’s AENA airport due to the air traffic controllers strike. The weekend was specifically chosen because it was a busy holiday travel weekend. Unique laws in Spain give the […]

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OPT Insurance Protects Students During Training

Thanks to unprecedented economic difficulties around the world, job markets are more competitive than ever. So for international students hoping to land jobs in the U.S., OPT programs are more valuable than ever. For students fortunate enough to land these opportunities, OPT health insurance is an essential purchase.   Students graduating college no longer find themselves competing only against other recent graduates for jobs. Since so many people around the world have lost their jobs over the past few years, experience professionals are often looking at entry-level jobs. So students are strongly encouraged to get internships during school. International students […]

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New Immigrant Health Insurance Plans

There has been some back and forth regarding new immigrant health insurance plans in the recent weeks. Many of our users have expressed interest in plans that offer 5 years of coverage because it would take them 5 years to get their US citizenship. There are a couple of plans that can offer a full 5 year renewable coverage. Please review the Inbound Immigrant Insurance (a limited benefits plan) and the Bridge Plan Insurance (very similar to the US medicare plans). The Bridge plan is more expensive but it is the closest to the US Medicare plan that is available […]

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Medical Evacuation Insurance Comes In Handy for Cholera Outbreak

Recently, news of a potential cholera outbreak in the Dominican Republic alarmed many tourists. Not only is it scary news for those headed to that country, but it also raises concern about the outbreak of disease in other destinations as well. How would you ensure a safe and affordable evacuation of a country you were staying in? Medical evacuation insurance offers your best solution. The Dominican Republic is an extremely popular spot for vacationers. For U.S. tourists, it is the second most popular Caribbean country. And it is the most popular for European tourists. So if an outbreak were to […]

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What Are My Health Insurance Options While Working Abroad?

“My company has just transferred me overseas. It’s a great opportunity, but what do I do about healthcare?” That is a question recently posed by a man who was promoted to head his company’s office in a major international city. The answer for him, and many other people living overseas temporarily or long term, is international health insurance International health insurance offers high quality medical care at affordable rates. It can be applied to doctor’s visits, hospitalization, prescriptions, and other medical needs. Poilcyholders will enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing their plan will be accepted in countries […]

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Holiday Travelers Need U.S. Visitors Medical Insurance

Do you have family in the United States that you want to get in touch with over the holidays? Or perhaps you simply would like to visit the U. S. during its holiday season to experience its holiday cultural traditions. Regardless of your reason for visiting, the U.S. is always a popular destination for international travelers during the months of November and December. If you find yourself among the large group of tourists, be sure you purchase U.S. Visitors medical insurance for your trip. The United States has a privatized health care system, meaning that rather than relying on the […]

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How Can Short Term Health Insurance Help Me?

Are you looking for a cost-effective medical insurance solution that does not require a long-term commitment? Are you seeking a way to provide your family with health coverage while you are in-between jobs? If so, short term health insurance can help you. For people who have lost their job or moved onto a new job that does not immediately make health coverage available to new employees, short term health insurance provides an affordable solution. It is easy to acquire, much less expensive than the COBRA coverage which is made available to departing employees, and offers a good range of medical […]

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