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Caught in Paris protests? New ‘interrupt-for-any-reason’ travel insurance could have helped cover your trip costs – Los Angeles Times

If you’re caught in Paris where civil unrest is mounting, you may get help from a relatively new kind of insurance coverage: interrupt for any reason. Its cousin, cancel-for-any-reason insurance, allows you to bow out of a trip before it starts. “Interrupt for any reason” means you can suspend your …

10 terrible travel mistakes to avoid

Writing a consumer education column is an education — always for me and, I hope, for readers as well. Each week their letters and e-mails tell of new and horrifying ways they’ve been victimized, sometimes by travel providers and sometimes, like me, by themselves. (See item 10.) Here are some …

Medical Evacuation Insurance

I urge you to read this article. It has good, common sense advise on why you need it and how to shop for it. You may not think you need to spend the money for this type of insurance, but can you afford not to? Emergency medical evacuation is a product most people …

Why Travel Insurance is So Important!

From CNN: Thousands of vacationers were left stranded Saturday in Greece and Turkey after the financial collapse of a British tour operator.Budget holiday company Goldtrail Travel announced on its website that it had ceased trading Friday night. The shutdown affects the travel plans of 16,000 people — both in Britain, …