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.

Christchurch, New Zealand
18 March 2019

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.

Boeing 737
15 March 2019

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.

lost items at the airport. Getty images
14 March 2019

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.

Liverpool_One_development_John_Lewis. Wikimedia Comms
13 March 2019

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.

reading the small print
12 March 2019

It turns out that reading the small print on a travel insurance policy pays off in more ways than one. 

The broken chain of Brexit
12 March 2019

The Association of British Insurers offered a stark warning that a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic

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.