Say Cheese for Dental Insurance

When Maria Gomez visited the US on a student visa, she had international student medical insurance, but her dental benefits were limited to damage to sound natural teeth. She looked around for a good and affordable USA dental insurance plan, which can come in very handy for those who are beset by frequent dental problems. USA Dental Insurance plans can offer a wide choice of benefits in the form of different plans. For instance, the Secure DentalOne plan offers three plan designs: Basic, Classic and Premier, for different levels of coverage. With the basic plan, you need to pick a […]

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Sticking to Your Resolve on Vacations

A new year has just begun, and those of us looking back at the past year might have a list of resolutions ready. An international traveler who habitually traveled without travel health insurance might want to resolve to avoid skimping on travel insurance. A tourist who had a bad culinary experience may resolve to stick to tried and tested foods. But for most of us, it’s the battle of the bulge that takes center stage. For those who travel often, it is almost impossible to effectively watch what they eat. However, it is possible to watch where the food comes […]

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Food for Thought for International Travelers

A new year has just begun, and those of us looking back at the past year might have a list of resolutions ready. An international traveler who habitually traveled without visitors’ health insurance might want to resolve to avoid skimping on travel insurance. A tourist who had a bad culinary experience may resolve to stick to tried and tested foods. But for most of us, it’s the battle of the bulge that takes center stage. For those who travel often, it is almost impossible to effectively watch what they eat. However, it is possible to watch where the food comes […]

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Let Go of Fear with Travel Medical Insurance!

One of the travel trends that have risen through the years is adventure sports (with travel medical insurance helping to take care of that little nagging feeling of insecurity). While activities such as bungee jumping and skydiving were earlier on the itinerary of only the most intrepid traveler, many more are attempting these now. Some travelers even participate in these activities on a whim. If a traveler plans to undertake any adventure sport, then it is best to check whether their current travel insurance policy covers it and if not, they must purchase the appropriate sports coverage. One point to […]

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Cheer Up; Student Health Insurance Has You Covered

International students who are experiencing their first winter might be subject to a bit of depression. All international student health insurance plans cover mental disorders and substance abuse, although it rarely reaches the treatment stage. The festive season can be particularly tough on an international student, especially if it is his/her first time away from family. There are some things that the student can do to keep from feeling gloomy. First, it is important to have a close group of friends. This circle can help overcome any feeling of loneliness. It is also important to join the celebrations. If there […]

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Study In Peace with College Student Health Insurance

Come December, and some college students are trying to switch colleges. Some subsidized health insurance for college students is valid only in the state that the college is in, and coverage outside the state is limited. However, some student insurance plans, especially those purchased independently, offer a wider coverage throughout the country. A student will then be covered under the same insurance policy, and need not go through another application process. Health insurance for college students is especially useful for those who enroll in college after a few years of graduating from school, and their parents’ health insurance plan ceases […]

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Trip Insurance Ensures You See Green Even When Airline Doesn’t

American Airlines’ parent company has filed for bankruptcy, but travelers need not worry about losing their reservations, say industry analysts. But one just has to look back at other airline bankruptcies to note that filing for bankruptcy and canceling operations go hand-in-hand. Trip cancellation insurance can help save you and your trip against such a situation, so that you are not inconvenienced financially. Most travel cancellation insurance plans offer coverage against the bankruptcy of a travel supplier (be it a travel agent, hotel, or other travel-related service) or an airline. In the case of airlines, alternate arrangements are usually made. […]

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Visitor Insurance Benefits Uncovered

“Oh, that’s no problem, I have visitors medical insurance” is something that many travelers say when confronted with any medical issue. However, it is important to know what visitors insurance covers, and what it doesn’t. Not everything is covered, obviously. Remember that it is but insurance to cover your expenses in case something unexpected happens, medically. Visitors medical insurance covers any medical expenses arising out of unexpected medical conditions, including accidents. To provide cover for the most financially straining of these unexpected events, most plans also provide benefits for repatriation of remains and accidental death and dismemberment. Hospitalization and consultation […]

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Europe Travel Insurance Made Easy

Most countries do not require a tourist to have visitors medical insurance and so, the question of whether to purchase it does not arise. However, some countries in Europe require a visitor to have Europe travel insurance. Some of these countries specify the minimum coverage that is acceptable. France, Germany, and Italy all require a tourist to show evidence of some insurance cover before issuing a valid visa. For insurance, to visit France, a tourist will need to furnish evidence of repatriation insurance. However, U.S. nationals are exempt from a visa for stays less than 90 days. Typically, to visit […]

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Au Pair Insurance: To Care for the Caregiver

For families with young children, where there is no parent available around the clock for care, hiring an au pair is a great idea. Au pairs are governed by U.S. law, and au pairs are required to have au pair insurance that satisfies certain criteria. Other than that, all au pairs typically need are a good family as a host, and of course, a stipend. One of the common misconceptions about au pairing is that they are simply foreign nannies. Au pairs are generally not professional caregivers. They are typically young students who want to live in and experience another […]

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