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Nuclear Threat in Japan leads to Travel Disruptions, Massive Evacuation

The continuing nuclear threat from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan has led to a travel nightmare, as many try to flee the area to avoid radiation exposure. The plant was badly damaged last Friday when a 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit the main island of Honshu. Narita and Haneda... Read more →

Earthquake and Tsunami Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan

A large magnitude earthquake has occurred near the east coast of Honshu, Japan, on Friday, March 11, 2011, creating mass devastation and death. This also triggered a large tsunami that affected many countries. Google has created a Crisis Response site for the affected area that provides news, maps, and other... Read more →

Travel Insurance That Covers Civil Unrest - and Everything Else

As civil unrest continues to spread throughout the Middle East, many travelers are losing money as they are forced to cancel international trips. Under most travel insurance policies, civil unrest is specifically excluded. Many travelers found themselves stranded a few years back when protests shut down the Suvarnabhumi Airport in... Read more →

Are your road warriors underinsured?

Most business travelers will travel more in one year than the average person will in a lifetime. And standard medical and travel insurance won’t cover many of the risks your small business’s frequent travelers are exposed to. USI Affinity has been providing travel insurance to business travelers worldwide for over... Read more →