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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #120 on: April 24, 2015, 12:22:43 PM »
I've been searching for a good affordable travel insurance for a trip to Israel this summer. There are so many recommendations. So my question is which one to choose for 1 adult & 3 children for six weeks to Israel?
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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #121 on: June 15, 2015, 06:29:21 PM »
I have a Chase Ink Plus and an Amex Business Platinum. Which card is better for travel insurance. Trip cancellation, medical emergencies etc..
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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #122 on: June 15, 2015, 06:33:02 PM »
Is there travel insurance that covers cancellations for pregnant women?

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #123 on: June 15, 2015, 07:44:58 PM »
Is there travel insurance that covers cancellations for pregnant women?
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Urgent - need travel insurance for day of travel TODAY
« Reply #124 on: July 05, 2015, 04:30:33 PM »
Anyone know how/if I can take out travel insurance? Traveling to Israel tonight at 11:59pm (Delta direct) for 3 weeks. The guy I called said that it has to be done the day before - anything I can still do about it?
Thanks

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Re: Urgent - need travel insurance for day of travel
« Reply #125 on: July 05, 2015, 04:31:27 PM »
you can get one online from these guys

http://www.hccmis.com/atlas-travel-insurance-quote/

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Re: Urgent - need travel insurance for day of travel
« Reply #126 on: July 05, 2015, 04:31:32 PM »
Anyone know how/if I can take out travel insurance? Traveling to Israel tonight at 11:59pm (Delta direct) for 3 weeks. The guy I called said that it has to be done the day before - anything I can still do about it?
Thanks
Do u have any cc that have travel benefits?

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #127 on: July 19, 2015, 12:07:07 PM »
Just bought Travel Insurance. Went with Travel Guard as most insurances I researched were really close in price and family has used TG before. Cost was $130 for the 2 of us.

Some things I learned about Insurance (at least with TG):
Quote was MUCH cheaper with a NY address than a NJ. (I have both, so I could have used either one.) NJ was about $235 for the 2 of us.
Quote was the same whether the destination was Israel or UK. (It said to use the country you'll be in for the longest.)
They have 2 plans, Gold and Plat. For the most part, there's no difference just that coverages are higher on the Plat. package. I went with Plat. bc it was only $40 total more than Gold, so I figured why cheap out and take a chance of regretting it later.
I did not opt for additional coverages like car rental, extra medical, or accidental death on plane. My domestic health insurance said they'll cover things abroad, the plan comes with medical also ($50K coverage), and the extra medical is just increased coverages.

Think that's everything I can share about it. Hopefully we won't need it, but be sure that if we do, I'll do my best to include it in the TR.
We lost something last summer valued at $130, coincidentally the exact price of our policy. For some reason, I never thought to file a claim till someone mentioned it to me recently. 1 year after the incident, I filed a claim without even including a receipt (since I no longer have it) and they approved it and sent me a check for $130! b"h and pretty cool! Very happy with the experience at Travel Guard.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #128 on: July 19, 2015, 02:43:02 PM »
Going to Thailand in a week What's a good travel insurance?

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #129 on: July 19, 2015, 06:32:34 PM »
Going to Thailand in a week What's a good travel insurance?
Why not read the few pages in this thread and then price shop?

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Travel insurance
« Reply #130 on: July 24, 2015, 12:55:22 AM »
Any suggestions where to get cheap travel insurance, and is the basic cc insurance enough? Thanks

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Re: Travel insurance
« Reply #131 on: July 24, 2015, 08:00:31 AM »
Check out this thread.
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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #132 on: August 11, 2015, 12:15:59 PM »
Just bought Travel Insurance. Went with Travel Guard as most insurances I researched were really close in price and family has used TG before. Cost was $130 for the 2 of us.

Some things I learned about Insurance (at least with TG):
Quote was MUCH cheaper with a NY address than a NJ. (I have both, so I could have used either one.) NJ was about $235 for the 2 of us.
Quote was the same whether the destination was Israel or UK. (It said to use the country you'll be in for the longest.)
They have 2 plans, Gold and Plat. For the most part, there's no difference just that coverages are higher on the Plat. package. I went with Plat. bc it was only $40 total more than Gold, so I figured why cheap out and take a chance of regretting it later.
I did not opt for additional coverages like car rental, extra medical, or accidental death on plane. My domestic health insurance said they'll cover things abroad, the plan comes with medical also ($50K coverage), and the extra medical is just increased coverages.

Think that's everything I can share about it. Hopefully we won't need it, but be sure that if we do, I'll do my best to include it in the TR.
Travel Guard now offers 3 levels, with a new low level called Silver. For my next trip, I cheaped out on the $40 and opted for the Gold package, as I'm staying domestic this time and just feel more comfortable. Gold has a bit better coverage than Silver and was only $12 more. Of course, I hope not to need it, iy"h.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #133 on: August 31, 2015, 03:10:30 AM »
What's the general thought on travel insurance - Always get? Never get? Only for certain countries/circumstances? I'm curious in what the board's thoughts are on this...

Clearly behavioral purchasing decisions are not properly analyzed - logically. if they were insurance wouldn't be making so much money.

If you calculate the odds and they are strong enough to suggest you need insurance, you probably should not be heading to that country ;)

Practically - always have a backup - ensure your always insured is the responsible attitude. Especially if you have a family.
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Re: travellers insurance question
« Reply #134 on: August 31, 2015, 12:37:39 PM »
Sorry, I couldn't find a better thread for this.
Where are good deals for emergency travellers medical insurance for a student studying in Canada for the year?