Travel insurance saves vacationers hundreds of dollars

By Ashley Taylor MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Vacationers who have invested in travel insurance say it has saved them hundreds of dollars. “You never know what’s going to happen. You might change your mind, you might get sick, there might be a problem,” said Trisha Lewis. Lewis said she gets travel insurance whenever she goes on a trip. Lewis added, … Read more

Travel insurance: Don’t leave home without it

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Media Services Travel with the added benefit of securing travel insurance. (Minneapolis Star Tribune/Tribune Media Services) I’m where no one wants to be on vacation — the emergency room. I scratched my cornea — terribly painful, but not life-threatening, though it certainly managed to derail my plans. While my family heads off the next day, I … Read more

Cruise Insurance Overview

by Gerard Walen Cruise insurance can mean the difference between serene sailing and catastrophic cruising on your high-seas vacation. But read the fine print carefully. Not all policies are the same. Before you set sail, consider whether or not cruise insurance is for you. Why buy cruise insurance? Things can go wrong before, during or after your cruise. Insurance can … Read more

Travel insurance gains popularity

By Allyson Bird The U.S. Travel Insurance Association held its quarterly meeting in Charleston last week, following months of major trip disruptions across the world. President Jim Grace said between the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January and the Icelandic volcano eruption in April, travel insurance became more popular this year than in the months following the Sept. 11, 2001, … Read more