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Flight Insurance: The 5 Best Options for 2023

December 13, 2022  |  By Holly Johnson

Berkshire Hathaway offers a flight-specific travel insurance plan called AirCare, which offers protections for canceled flights, missed connections, lost luggage, tarmac delays, flight diversions and more ... Read More

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The 6 Best Cruise Insurance Plans for 2023

November 15, 2022  |  By Holly Johnson

Berkshire Hathaway offers a cruise-specific travel insurance plan known as WaveCare, and it offers the main protections you'll need if your cruise is canceled or interrupted for a covered reason ... Read More

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Canada, Denmark, and Iceland Named Safest Destinations

December 1, 2022  |  Gary Stoller

Reykjavik, Iceland, is the world’s safest city, and Copenhagen and Montreal are No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, according to research and rankings of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. ... Read More

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Revealed: The World's Safest Cities for Travelers

November 17, 2022  |  Ed Cunningham

American insurance firm Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection has come up with a ranking of some of the world’s most popular city destinations based on safety for travellers. The study factored in the responses of travellers, as well as safety rankings from the likes of the Economist, Numbeo and GeoSure Global. ... Read More

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The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2022

Aug. 17, 2022  |  By Katherine Fan

 

The best-case scenario for any trip is that your travel insurance can go unused. However, Berkshire Hathaway helps travelers make the best of bad situations by simplifying the process of filing a claim … Read More


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Fourth Of July Weekend Flight Problems? Travel Insurance And Credit Cards Could Help

July 5, 2022 | By Michelle Megna and Toni Perkins-Southam

Did you suffer through a flight delay or cancellations over the holiday weekend? If you had travel insurance or certain credit cards, you may have help at hand ... Read More


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6 Ways to Tame Airline Nightmares


August 13, 2021 
 |  By Elaine Glusac


Thousands of passengers have experienced delayed or canceled flights since June when airlines began to struggle with surging demand and worker shortages. Here’s how to deal with the chaos... Read More

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As Leisure Travel Returns, There’s a New Focus on Travel Insurance and the Vital Protections It Can Provide


August 9, 2021 
 |  By Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

BHTP’s Dean Sivley details the current travel trends and how travel insurance will adapt. Leisure travel is rebounding, with The U.S. Travel Association forecasting a 45% jump in international leisure travel spending in 2021, and a whopping 115.4% jump in international travel spending anticipated for 2022, both versus 2020 levels... Read More

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What You Should Know About Trip Cancellation Insurance


June 9, 2021 
 |  By Erica Lamberg


Travel insurance is an important item for a vacation planning list, especially if your vacation involves big deposits. If you need to cancel your vacation, trip cancellation insurance can reimburse you 100% of what you’ve pre-paid in non-refundable deposits if you have an eligible claim... Read More

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Planning an Adventure Trip? Why You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without Insurance


June 6, 2021 
 |  By Erica Lamberg


If you’re planning some adventurous activities or extreme sports on your next vacation, it’s important to find an appropriate travel insurance policy. If you’re injured while taking part in certain fun judged as “adventurous,” you may not be able to file a travel insurance claim... Read More

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Can You Buy Travel Insurance At The Last Minute?


April 7, 2021 
 |  By Erica Lamberg and Amy Danise


One of the most important trip-planning tasks can be buying travel insurance, especially if you’re taking an expensive or overseas trip. Locking in travel protection is especially important while the pandemic continues—even if you’re making last-minute plans. To get the most value from a travel insurance policy, purchase travel insurance at the time you book a trip... Read More

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The 10 Best Travel Insurance Companies

February 23, 2021  |  By Holly Johnson and Erin Shields

TRAVEL INSURANCE HELPS you protect the financial investment you made in your vacation, whether you booked a tropical cruise or a sightseeing trip to a far-flung land. Though purchasing travel insurance coverage is optional, it does help you avoid losing money on prepaid travel expenses if your travel plans go awry... Read More

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Men take more travel risks than women and buy more trip insurance, survey finds


September 21, 2020 
 |  By Kenneth Kiesnoski


It’s been said that men come from Mars and women, Venus. It looks like they’re also headed in different directions when it comes to vacations here on Earth, according to insurer Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection ... Read More

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September 4, 2020 
 |  By Sarah Firshein


The conditions and causes were different because of this pandemic, but the trend lines this summer were clear: What’s new is old is new again — just add Google Maps, face masks and curbside pickup ... Read More

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This New Travel Hack Can Take The Pain Out of Flying


October 31, 2019  |  By Christopher Elliott


No one likes paperwork, but a new travel hack promises to eliminate that, and more. In addition to removing cumbersome forms, it could take some of the pain out of air travel. And who doesn't want that?
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How to Pick a Travel Insurance Policy


April 24, 2019  |  By Holly Johnson


Travel insurance may make your vacation more expensive in the end, but it could also save you thousands of dollars. Not only can travel insurance reimburse you if your trip is interrupted or canceled for reasons outside your control, but it can cover pricey medical bills, … Read More

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A New Cruise Amenity You Should Consider Now


March 3, 2019  |  By Christopher Elliot


As of now, at least three travel insurance companies are offering special cruise policies. They include 
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, which was the first out of the gate this year with WaveCare. Its plan offers higher medical and evacuation coverage limits for a cruise trip. It also includes a special fixed benefit if the cruise ship is disabled along the way ... Read More

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The 10 Safest Countries for U.S. Travelers, Ranked


Jan 8, 2019  |  By Ed Perkins


Seven of the top 10 destinations are in Europe, two are island destinations, and one is in the South Pacific. For each destination, the survey results assign a ‘Safest Places score’ derived from the number of respondents who dubbed it ‘safe’.
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Younger Travelers Are Most Likely to Buy Travel Insurance in 2019


December 4, 2018  |  By Alex Temblador


Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection's annual State of Travel Insurance research report uncovered a lot of interesting insight into travel insurance. For instance, they project that travel insurance sales to Americans who travel within the U.S. will increase by 4.07% in 2019 and will increase by ... Read More

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Younger Travelers Are More Safety Conscious Than Ever

November 15, 2018  |  By BHTP

"Now in our fourth year of conducting the State of Travel Insurance research, we are seeing a trend that not just Millennials but more specifically Millennials with children are showing the most notable increase in travel insurance purchase intent," said Dean Sivley, president of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. “Millennials with children are also reporting that they ... Read More

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What Compensation Are You Entitled to in Case of a Delay?

October 13, 2018  |  By Ariana Arghandewal

Berkshire Hathaway offers an insurance product called Aircare, which offers additional compensation in case of a flight delay. Delays of 2 hours or more qualify for a $50 reimbursement. Meanwhile, tarmac delays of 2 hours or more qualify for $1,000 in compensation. You almost want to get stranded on the tarmac, don’t you? 😉... Read More

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Protect Your Trip and Your Wallet With Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection

May 16, 2018  |  By Laura Pourinski

Also helpful while filing a claim is BHTP’s fixed claims process. This means the company will pay up to a certain amount for a specific incident, with no receipts required. For instance, lost luggage will result in a $500 reimbursement for ExactCare Extra members ... Read More

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