Why you should seek pre-approval when using your travel insurance

To make sure things go as smoothly as possible we explain why you should seek pre-approval when using your travel insurance. Let’s say you have reached your destination, unpacked and are now experiencing some much-needed R & R. But wait, you are not feeling well and you decide that seeing a doctor might be a … Continued

So You’ve Had a Travel Insurance Claim, Now What?

So you’ve had a travel insurance claim, now what? To begin a claim, you should call the phone number on your wallet card to advise you require medical attention before going to a hospital. If it is not possible to make the call beforehand, do so as soon as possible. If you do not have … Continued

Factors that Influence the Price of Travel Insurance

There are four key factors that influence the price of travel insurance: Age Length of your trip Health Destination In the video below we try to demystify the cost of travel insurance and help you find some ways to manage it. Click here to watch our video on factors that influence the price of travel … Continued

What to know about travel insurance medical questionnaires

Medical Questionnaires are a requirement for many insurance policies. With a little pre-planning, filling out the medical questionnaire can be an easy process. Here’s what to know about travel insurance medical questionnaires. First of all, it’s important to understand how an insurance company will use the information you provide to them in the medical questionnaire. … Continued

How Medical Underwriting for Travel Insurance Works

How medical underwriting for travel insurance works is relatively straightforward. The medical underwriting process gives travellers who may not be eligible for standard travel insurance products, the option to be individually assessed and priced for a policy. Offered by some travel insurance companies, it’s the perfect option for anyone who is unsure of their medical … Continued

Does Your Travel Insurance Include Pet Return Coverage?

Many people these days are bringing a pet when travelling south for the winter. Having your best friend with you can make a long trip much more enjoyable. Plus, you wouldn’t want your precious pooch freezing his tail off or cooped up inside while you’re living it up in the great outdoors in beautiful weather. … Continued

How Changes in Medication Affect Your Travel Insurance

If you have pre-existing medical conditions and use travel insurance, you will want to know how changes in medication affect your insurance coverage. Changes in medication will have an effect on the stability period of the condition the medication is taken for. Any change in medication can be considered a change in treatment. It is … Continued

How Pre-Existing Conditions Impact Travel Insurance

It’s very important to understand how pre-existing conditions impact travel insurance because there is a lot of misinformation floating around about how pre-existing conditions are not covered at all. Sometimes people incorrectly assume that their existing conditions would not be covered by a policy. However, most of the time pre-existing conditions can be covered, as … Continued

Should You Top-Up Your Credit Card or Group Coverage Travel Insurance?

Many credit cards and group coverage insurance plans come with the additional perk of automatic travel insurance at no additional cost. Some of these plans allow their coverage to be topped up, where a third-party travel insurance supplements the coverage provided by your credit card or group plan to provide additional coverage. In this article, … Continued

Tips for Insuring Personal Items When Travelling

Purchasing baggage insurance for your trip is a great way to get extra peace of mind when travelling. But, unless you’ve been through an experience involving lost or stolen items and tried to make a claim on baggage insurance, there’s a lot you might not know. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips for … Continued