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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2012, 05:13:43 PM »
using egert or the ihi?
I got the policy through egert but they told me to first try contacting ihi on my own and see how it goes. There was no need for me to call egert back as ihi was a pleasure to deal with.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2012, 05:21:00 PM »
If someone needs an (American living in Israel) agent for IHI please pm me.
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Purpose > Pleasure

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2012, 06:12:44 PM »
I put in 3-4 claims my last time using them and everything went really smoothly.


Wow that's great info, I had heard of them but didn't know what their customer service is like.


I came across several reasonably priced polices that cover complications of pregnancy but not actual birth while traveling. I'm still trying to figure out if that is what I should be looking for.


Also trying to figure out if AMEX travel insurance is what I need. When I last spoke to them I was told that they cover pregnancy but not complications of pregnancy. Anyone have any idea what a policy for pregnancy should cover?


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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2012, 08:31:43 PM »
Wow that's great info, I had heard of them but didn't know what their customer service is like.
I have some contacts there, the customer service at Egert is great.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2012, 06:29:43 AM »

Wow that's great info, I had heard of them but didn't know what their customer service is like.


I came across several reasonably priced polices that cover complications of pregnancy but not actual birth while traveling. I'm still trying to figure out if that is what I should be looking for.


Also trying to figure out if AMEX travel insurance is what I need. When I last spoke to them I was told that they cover pregnancy but not complications of pregnancy. Anyone have any idea what a policy for pregnancy should cover?
Ihi doesn't cover birth either, they only cover up to the 9th month.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2013, 11:00:32 PM »
Looking for help with Travel Insurance.
As i'm travelling on 2 different tickets, different airlines, different alliance.
And although i have a 2hr stopover i'm concerned if there is any delays and i won't be able to catch the next flight.
Is there any insurance that would cover me if i need to buy a new ticket?
Any help appreciated

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2013, 09:23:41 AM »
Looking for help with Travel Insurance.
As i'm travelling on 2 different tickets, different airlines, different alliance.
And although i have a 2hr stopover i'm concerned if there is any delays and i won't be able to catch the next flight.
Is there any insurance that would cover me if i need to buy a new ticket?
Any help appreciated

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travellers insurance question
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2013, 02:01:11 PM »
My wife is expecting in mid-January and we wanted to get away for a weekend before the baby.. I have a trip to Orlando (from NY) planned for about 5 weeks before her due date, But somebody pointed out that being that I am on Medicaid (Family Health Plus), the only out-of state medical coverage I receive is emergency room service, in which case I would have to shell out like 25k if she gives birth 5 weeks early.. Does anybody know if I can purchase some kind of travellers insurance that would cover those costs just in case she gives birth there? Or should I just cancel my trip and not risk it..
Thanks!!

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Re: travellers insurance question
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2013, 06:13:07 PM »
You have to buy a policy that has a pre existing condition waiver. Many of them have to be purchased within a certain time frame of purchasing your trip. Additionally you need to be sure that pregnancy is not excluded even if you purchase that waiver.

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Re: travellers insurance question
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2013, 11:21:24 PM »
You have to buy a policy that has a pre existing condition waiver. Many of them have to be purchased within a certain time frame of purchasing your trip. Additionally you need to be sure that pregnancy is not excluded even if you purchase that waiver.
Thanks! I researched online and it seems that it makes sense to cancel the existing reservation.. I found some availability for this coming weekend so were gonna do that..

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Re: travellers insurance question
« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2013, 02:19:43 PM »
I got insurance, and filed a claim for my wife in her 9th month traveling. It was $4 a day and a one time $50 start up fee... I got it from an agent here in Israel. The provider was a Dutch company. My wife was hospitalized due to an allergic reaction on the trip, it was fully covered.

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Re: travellers insurance question
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2013, 02:32:00 PM »
I got insurance, and filed a claim for my wife in her 9th month traveling. It was $4 a day and a one time $50 start up fee... I got it from an agent here in Israel. The provider was a Dutch company. My wife was hospitalized due to an allergic reaction on the trip, it was fully covered.
Wow. Good to know- its too late now but thanks anyway

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2014, 11:25:12 PM »
I'm looking for travel insurance that would cover trip cancelation due to civil unrest. Is anyone here familiar with this? From some research it seems like there are a few insurers/policies that include it, but it's not clear what they would consider civil unrest.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #28 on: May 22, 2014, 12:03:59 AM »
I'm looking for travel insurance that would cover trip cancelation due to civil unrest. Is anyone here familiar with this? From some research it seems like there are a few insurers/policies that include it, but it's not clear what they would consider civil unrest.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Just curious what country.

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Re: travel insurance
« Reply #29 on: May 22, 2014, 12:45:09 AM »
Just curious what country.
Ukraine. אומן ראש השנה :)