Travel Insurance

Is It Safe To Travel Yet? Here’s The Definitive Answer

It’s a confusing time to be a traveler. Many airlines, hotels and travel advisors promise it’s safe to book a vacation. But health officials are telling you to stay home. 

So who’s right?

Both are. (Told you this was confusing.)

It’s safe to book a vacation — new consumer-friendly refund rules mean you won’t lose your entire trip if you cancel — but not necessarily to take one. Health officials are correct, too. You should stay home, particularly if you’re in an at-risk group. The exception: If you’ve had both shots and waited the required 10 days to develop your antibodies, you can probably safely travel now.

But there’s more to it than that. I know because I’ve spent the better part of this year answering the same question: “Is it safe to

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FCA Greenlights Specialist Medical List For Travel Insurance

Law360, London (January 28, 2021, 6:39 PM GMT) — The Financial Conduct Authority has approved a new travel insurance industry directory of specialist providers for people with more serious preexisting medical conditions.

The British Insurance Brokers Association’s list of specialists, launched on Wednesday, is aimed at travelers who face steep premiums, are declined coverage or have policies canceled because of a medical condition.

The FCA-sanctioned travel insurance directory comes in addition to one published by the Money and Pensions Service, which was set up by the government to provide impartial advice.

“All firms that offer retail travel insurance must include details of at least one of the confirmed directories on…

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Keep An Eye On These Travel Insurance Trends In 2021 | Personal-finance



Keep An Eye On These Travel Insurance Trends In 2021

The desire to travel is strong. While lockdowns, travel restrictions and ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks have seriously hampered our wanderlust in 2020, vaccinations give us some optimism for travel in 2021.

But the travel situation is constantly changing. As the travel industry adjusts on the fly, travelers also need to be able to adapt. Travel insurance is one of the best ways you can maintain that flexibility.

Here are travel insurance trends to keep an eye on in 2021.

Trip Cancellation Insurance Is a Must-Buy

“Trip cancellation has always been the primary driver of travel insurance purchases,” says Megan Moncrief, a spokesperson for Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison website. “We’ve seen this number range from 80% to 90% of our sales, but never this high.”

Trip cancellation insurance reimburses the prepaid and non-refundable costs for your trip if you’re unable to travel due to an unforeseen

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Does Chase travel insurance apply if I pay for my trip with Ultimate Rewards points?



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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused one of the greatest disruptions in commercial travel, with unprecedented restrictions and a number of well-known airlines filing for bankruptcy protection. Whether or not you personally had a trip impacted by the pandemic, now is a great time to study up on trip cancellation insurance benefits offered by many top travel rewards cards.

TPG reader Vin reached out to ask whether award tickets would qualify under this coverage …

If you book a flight

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