Travel Insurance

Travel insurance

Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.

Sydney, Australia
11 March 2019

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is placing the country's travel insurance sector under heavy scrutiny.

Canadian luggage
11 March 2019

A new study from Canada’s Travel Health Insurance Association suggests that the Canadian public possesses a less than optimal understanding of travel insurance.

Judith Cromton with Dev Karvat. TrawellTag Cover-More
08 March 2019

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.

07 March 2019

In ITIJ’s March issue, we have a full re-cap of this year’s ITIC America’s event in Santo Domingo, including a synopsis of the speaker presentations and photographs from all of the social and networking events. 

Couple on a cruise
27 February 2019

US travel insurance comparison site Yonder has analysed travel insurance policies offered by cruise lines, airlines, and those purchased directly through a comparison site or travel insurance provider, and found the former wanting.

A traveller in a wheelchair at an airport.
27 February 2019

Southern Cross Travel Insurance has revealed some of its most expensive claims from 2018, as a warning to New Zealanders that holidaying without appropriate travel insurance is false economy.

Some adorable pets
22 February 2019

Southern Cross Pet Insurance has released some of its weirder claims data for 2018.

Waiting passenger checks their insurance
18 February 2019

As of 16 February, operations for British Midland Regional Limited – also known as flybmi – ceased, and large numbers of passengers have rushed to check whether they have Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI) coverage following their flight cancellations from and to the UK and within Europe. 

Professionals gather at a medical centre
15 February 2019

Research conducted by medical travel insurance comparison website Medical Travel Compared has revealed that large numbers of British travellers are foregoing travel insurance due to steep pricing and perceived insufficient cover options.

Spring breakers frolic in the sea.
14 February 2019

Canada’s federal Government has issued an advisory to Canadians planning on taking a spring break trip; one of the many tips strongly suggests that they should purchase travel insurance.

Chinese tourists with their luggage
12 February 2019

Chinese travellers are purchasing travel insurance at higher rates than ever before, according to a new report from China-based online travel agency Ctrip International Ltd.