Nearly half of travel insurance policies don’t include protection against airline failure, says independent financial information company Defaqto.
Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.
Following the tragic New Zealand shootings that took place in two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, an event that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared to be an act of terrorism, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has offered travel advice to those who may be worrying about upcoming trips to the country.
Following the recent nationwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets in the US, many coverage providers can expect to receive an influx of claims. Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip is preparing for that exact eventuality, and has identified the claims that policyholders will most likely file and how coverage may respond, in order to improve awareness.
In addition to naming its 2019 travel insurance winners, travel insurance provider Canstar NZ has issued travel insurance advice to New Zealanders, as many Kiwi travellers are failing to obtain the right travel insurance cover, and as a result are facing inadequate medical and trip cancellation cover, as well as extra costs imbued from lost items.
Both John Lewis and Ageas – the UK retailer’s partner – have confirmed that John Lewis stopped selling travel insurance as of 18 February this year.
It turns out that reading the small print on a travel insurance policy pays off in more ways than one.
The Association of British Insurers offered a stark warning that a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is placing the country's travel insurance sector under heavy scrutiny.
A new study from Canada’s Travel Health Insurance Association suggests that the Canadian public possesses a less than optimal understanding of travel insurance.
Travel insurance provider Cover-More has committed to ‘driving growth and differentiation’ of travel insurance within the Indian economy through its TrawellTag Cover-More business in India.