How is a Positive Covid Test at the Cruise Terminal Covered?

September 28, 2021

Subscribe Hi Steve, In “Does a Trip Cancellation plan Cover a Last-Minute Positive Covid Test?”, you said that your plans will cover me if I have a positive Covid test result just before I leave on my trip as long as I see a doctor who tells me that I have to cancel my trip. […]

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TripInsuranceStore is in the Washington Post

September 10, 2021

Subscribe TripInsuranceStore is in the Washington Post. I am thankful to Christopher Elliott for including me in his September 8, 2021 article “What’s the best travel insurance for your fall trip? It depends.” Here are some excerpts from his article: Finding the best travel insurance has never been easy, but if you’re planning a trip […]

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Will My Non-Refundable Airfare Be Covered?

August 22, 2021

Subscribe Hi Steve, We are going to Spain in October 2021 and we bought a Trip Cancellation policy from you on March 29, 2021. Subsequent changes in covid conditions have elevated our anxiety for this trip, but a recent advisory from the U.S. State Department to “do not travel” to Spain have caused us to […]

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Does Travel Insurance Cover Flying Standby?

August 15, 2021

Subscribe Hi Steve, I am a retired airline employee. Does flying Standby affect any trip cancellation travel insurance coverages including trip cancellation or interruption coverages? I’m also looking at the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade. Yes, your coverages will be affected. Flying standby, or any other trip with no scheduled trip dates, would affect all […]

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Does a Licensed Nurse Meet the Definition of a Physician?

July 5, 2021

Subscribe Hello, I’m looking at purchasing a Trip Insurance policy from you. When I read the policy wording, under definitions, I see: “Physician means a licensed practitioner of medical, surgical, or dental services acting within the scope of his/her license in the jurisdiction where the services are rendered. The treating Physician cannot be You, a […]

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How to Insure a Vacation Rental Property

March 12, 2021

Subscribe Either myself (age 72) or my daughter (age 43) are renting a house in another State and paying for the full cost of the rental for our family. The other family members will be staying for free. What’s the correct way to buy a trip cancellation plan? The correct way to insure a rental […]

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More About What is Covered for Covid

January 16, 2021

Subscribe Hi Steve, Would we get the cost of the house rental back if: Someone gets quarantined for Covid Someone gets Covid before or during the trip We have a death in the family These questions are from a family that is renting a house in Florida for the 2021 Spring Break. Here are the […]

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Does a Trip Cancellation Plan Cover a Last-Minute Positive Covid Test?

December 29, 2020

Subscribe I need to know which Trip Cancellation plans will allow me to cancel if I cannot travel due to a last-minute positive COVID test. If you have a positive COVID test result just before you leave on your trip, you must see a doctor who will likely tell you that you have to cancel […]

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I’m Doing a Q & A on Cruise Critic for December 2020

December 2, 2020

Subscribe I am doing a month long Question and Answer about Trip Insurance on CruiseCritic.com for December 2020. Come and check it out here: https://boards.cruisecritic.com/forum/2500-qa-cruise-insurance-with-steve-dasseos-of-the-tripinsurancestorecom-read-only/ The forum is open for any member, so if you have any questions you think would be helpful to others, please ask them in this forum. If you cruise, or […]

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Third Party Travel Supplier Financial Default

October 18, 2020

Subscribe Does travel insurance cover the cost of a cruise line or a travel supplier going out of business? If you were to ask this simple and straightforward question to nearly anyone who sells trip cancellation travel insurance, whether online or through a travel agency, you will get a definite “Yes” answer. You also might […]

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CardRates.com Interviews Steve Dasseos

June 20, 2020

In a Nutshell: TripInsuranceStore.com was one of the first one-stop-shop internet sites for travel insurance. Today, the website and its founder, Steve Dasseos, helps countless travelers protect their financial investments when booking a trip for business or pleasure. During a global pandemic, those insurance plans become more important – and sometimes harder to understand. By […]

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I’m Doing a Q & A on Cruise Critic for June 2020

June 3, 2020

Subscribe I am doing a month long Question and Answer about Trip Insurance on CruiseCritic.com for the month of June 2020. Come and check it out here: The forum is open for any member, so if you have any questions you think would be helpful to others, please ask them. If you cruise, or even […]

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Overlooked Travel Insurance Exclusions

March 30, 2020

Subscribe Why don’t you come right out and say that your Trip Cancellation Travel Insurance plans do not cover pandemics? TripInsuranceStore.com claims be the most informative Travel Insurance website, so why don’t you address this? What are you hiding? They vented their anger at me. The pièce de résistance is the popular website they bought […]

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Do You Have an Upcoming Trip?

March 19, 2020

Subscribe Like TripInsuranceStore.com has always been, I (Steve) am being direct about your choices. This could change in the future if the companies themselves make changes to their procedures. If you cancel your trip for a not-Covered Reason, you will still have a payable claim if your travel insurance includes the Cancel For Any Reason […]

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