The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting upheaval of travel plans across the globe has thrust travel insurance into the spotlight of late. Many travelers have been disappointed or surprised to learn that funds lost due to trips canceled because of this pandemic are not covered by the travel insurance plan... Read more →


If you’re like many people (me included before I started working for a travel insurance brokerage), you buy travel insurance and immediately cover yourself in a nice cozy mental security blanket: “If something goes wrong before or during my trip, I’ll be reimbursed.” Well, it’s not quite that simple. Like... Read more →


Since early March, many states across the U.S. have introduced various levels of social distancing protocols in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. With at least another month ahead of isolation, you may be dreaming of the next time you can leave your home (beyond a... Read more →


Updated February 28, 2020 On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Novel Coronavirus a “public health emergency.” The virus was first discovered at the end of 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Since this time there have been confirmed cases in numerous countries across Asia, Europe... Read more →