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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NY Times

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

 

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? … Read More

 

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

 

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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