What is the Difference Between Trip Cancellation and Trip Cancellation for Any Reason?

August 16, 2014

The Trip cancellation coverage means some covered reason causes you to cancel your trip. The “Cancel For Any Reason / Change Your Mind” is an optional upgrade that allows you to cancel your trip for any reason including ones that are not normally covered reasons. If you have a “Cancel For Any Reason” claim, it […]

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When Does Your Trip Cancellation Coverage Start?

July 23, 2014

Subscribe Here’s a common question: “If I buy trip cancellation travel insurance policy today, does my coverage go into effect immediately?” First, the answer to the question is “No, your trip cancellation coverage starts tomorrow. Nothing that occurs that causes you to cancel your trip on the date the policy is purchased is covered.”. Next, […]

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We Don’t Sell Travel Insurance To Everyone

June 30, 2014

Subscribe I can’t believe it’s been three months since I’ve wriiten here. I am very thankful for the way things are going at TripInsuranceStore.com. I have one large project that is getting close to the end. Plus, there are always things to write about, but I suffer from information overload along with the rest of […]

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Why Must You See a Non-Family Member Doctor?

March 14, 2014

Subscribe Steve, I think you have the greatest website and service. I am ready to discuss and purchase a policy from you. I just have one more question: Are there any restrictions on who we can use if something unexpected happens medically prior to leaving on a trip and we need to see a doctor? […]

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When is the Deadline to Buy Trip Insurance?

February 6, 2014

Subscribe Sorry about the delay writing here. Thankfully, I didn’t get sick for 4 months like last year. Look at this music video my son and his friends made a few weeks ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUeM9gzU3TY. I hope you find it inspiring. Back to the exciting world of trip cancellation travel insurance. Hi Steve, Our trip to […]

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Don’t Buy Travel Insurance When You’re Ill and Past the Deadlines

December 16, 2013

Subscribe I am very confused by the trip payment pre existing condition clause. What is included in this trip payment? I bought my airline tickets in May and final payment was in October but need pre existing conditions to be included. I’m leaving in four days Dec. 20, 2013 – Jan 9, 2014. I understand […]

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Caleb Should Not Buy Travel Insurance

November 15, 2013

Subscribe I’ve read a lot of info on your website and find it very useful. I think I have confused myself, though. I question whether or not we need trip insurance. My wife and I are looking to book a trip to Cancun for September 5-10. My chief concern is the possibility of a hurricane. […]

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Gina Didn’t Need Trip Insurance Until Now

October 15, 2013

Subscribe We are 63 and 58 and are taking a Caribbean cruise Oct. 21st. We booked it 8 months ago and it’s paid in full. Until today I didn’t need travel insurance. We never buy it because it’s a waste of money. I had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic on Friday and went into […]

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I Want Travel Insurance That Does Not Exist

September 19, 2013

Subscribe I need travel insurance that will pay all costs if I change the return date on my trip from North Carolina to California to visit my elderly mother. Her medical condition may warrant a longer stay. I want the ability to reschedule my return flight later without having to pay any money out of […]

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Does Travel Insurance Help Me If My Fare Drops?

August 16, 2013

Subscribe I’ve been a way for a few weeks. I went with my extended family (14 of us in total) to London and we got to stay in Hampton Court Palace. It was great! Hi Steve, Thanks for your help (and helpful insurance) in the past. This is a question I can’t seem to find […]

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Do Pre-existing Conditions Include Non-Traveling Family Members?

July 18, 2013

Subscribe Thanks Steve. I appreciate your prior replies for my nit-picking questions. I’m getting quite an eye-opening education. I regret taking advice from others prior to finding TripInsuranceStore.com. I have one more question: Do the pre-existing conditions rules include my non-traveling family members? I was under the impression that pre-existing medical conditions only applied to […]

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How Does Cancel For Any Reason Differ From Other Trip Insurance?

May 31, 2013

Subscribe I love your website! What is the difference between “trip cancellation” and “trip cancellation for any reason”? Greg Hi Greg, Thank you for your kind words. Trip cancellation means some covered reason causes you to cancel your trip. The “Cancel For Any Reason / Change Your Mind” is an optional upgrade that allows you […]

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Why Should You Have Pre Existing Medical Conditions Coverage?

May 9, 2013

Subscribe Hi Steve, I guess we’re still not clear on pre-existing conditions and just how that relates to a trip and why we need it. Please explain and sorry if you already have, we just need clarification. We have pretty darn good insurance that always reimburses us for anything that happens overseas. Linda Hi Linda, […]

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Follow The Rules or We Won’t Help You Get Travel Insurance

April 24, 2013

Subscribe Last Friday I had to send the following email: Janet, After I heard your phone call with Tara, we cannot help you get travel insurance. What would prompt me telling someone who wanted to buy a $1,054 cruise travel insurance policy this: “After I heard your phone call with Tara, we cannot help you […]

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Don’t Wait 4 Months to go to The Doctor

April 4, 2013

Subscribe I haven’t written on my Blog for 4 months because (although I didn’t know it at the time) I have been battling bronchitis. I thought I just had a cold that came and went. I chalked up being tired all the time, being in a daze and having the overall run-down feeling to working […]

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Is It Worth Buying Trip Insurance For a Domestic Flight?

December 5, 2012

Subscribe If you have read TripInsuranceStore.com including this blog, you will see that I have no problem telling you when you should or should not get trip cancellation travel insurance. Is It Worth Buying Trip Insurance For a Domestic Flight (in the USA)? The answer depends on what kind of a trip are you taking: […]

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Travel Insurance Claims Need Written Proof of Loss

November 27, 2012

Subscribe This is one of those blog posts I never thought I would have to write. I have a few more written which are currently in “draft status”. I discussed these with a friend last week and she said: “I am constantly amazed by the number of people who will not follow simple directions, can’t […]

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