The Travel Insurance Blog

Top 10 Mediterranean Destinations

Posted by Amanda Hand on Sep 21, 2016 10:35:36 AM

With its beautiful landscapes, architecture, and a rich history, the Mediterranean hosts many wonderful travel destinations. While the details that make a destination desirable varies from person to person, we always find the hidden gems most appealing.

According to the Lonely Planet, these hidden coastlines of the Mediterranean are where we should be going on our next vacation. 

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Topics: Travel

Travel Accessories That Will Make Your Travel Life Easier

Posted by Amanda Hand on Aug 26, 2016 2:18:23 PM

Travelers are always looking for accessories to help make for an easier trip. Here at TravelSafe, we understand how tough being nomadic really is.

The good news is, tech is always coming up with ways to make the journey easier. So we put together a list of the best travel accessories for travelers. 

Here is a list the Best Travel Accessories.

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Topics: Travel

Handle Multigenerational Travel Like A Boss

Posted by Amanda Hand on Aug 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The thought is overwhelming; your parents, in-laws, children, sister, brother, nieces and nephews all want to travel together. Multigenerational travel is an opportunity to take time away from your busy schedules and bond over a truly worthy experience but many people feel overwhelmed at the thought of putting everyone in the same place for an extended period of time. You do not have to feel overwhelmed by multigenerational travel, and if you do, you’re doing it wrong.

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Topics: Travel Advice, Travel

Wellness Travel's Trendy Gold Facial

Posted by Amanda Hand on Aug 8, 2016 2:42:30 PM

With wellness travel on the rise, it is no surprise that spas would be looking for unique ways to impress travelers and stand out from the herd. Spas are known to appeal to those with a taste for luxury, but some are also known to target travelers who may be willing to spend more of their hard earned dollars treating themselves while vacationing.

The new 24-carat gold facials, also known as the Cleopatra Facial, may seem as though it is taking the experience to the next level. Or is it just a flash in the pan? Travelers should not steer away from wellness travel, but try to spend wisely on types of wellness they are willing to incorporate into their overall lifestyle.

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Topics: All In Good Fun

Travel Insurance for Multigenerational Travel

Posted by Amanda Hand on Aug 8, 2016 2:25:15 PM

Multigenerational travel is all the rage and there is proof to show it. Forbes magazine highlights The Hottest Trends In Boomer Travel, and they say we will continue to see growth and sustainability in the multigenerational travel segment.

According to top travel companies, multigenerational family travel accounts for more than 10 percent of their entire business. Dan Austin, director of Austin-Lehman Adventures, says they’ve seen a tenfold increase in custom trips in recent years. “Groups range in size from as few as four to as many as 24 family members,” he says.

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Hawaii Welcomes Multi-generational Travel - Fastest Growing Category

Posted by Amanda Hand on Aug 2, 2016 1:38:05 PM

One of best things a family can do to build strong bonds and happy is travel together. The results of a recent travel industry poll show that multi-generational travel is here to stay. The trend is growing, and that means more families will be looking to include multiple generations in their family vacations.

A popular destination that is gaining more attention for multigenerational travel is Hawaii. The islands offer a variety of activities, lodging arrangements and dining options. Even though the price for larger groups is much higher, taking the whole gang to Hawaii is proving to be a great choice. So let’s take a look at why Hawaii is said to have it all.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Travel

5 Safety Tips for Traveling Abroad

Posted by Amanda Hand on Jul 29, 2016 11:56:40 AM

Do you have an international trip coming up? Consider the following safety tips. Here are some things you can do to stay safe and follow the cultural norms of the country you're visiting? Follow these tips to make sure your trip is enjoyable and safe.

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Topics: Travel Insurance, Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Travel

Hotel Travel Safety Advice - 6 Easy Tricks to Keep You Safe

Posted by Amanda Hand on Jul 28, 2016 4:26:30 PM

Thinking about where you lay your head at night while on vacation should be one of your top priorities. It is important to be mindful of your surroundings and take the proper steps to protect yourself while traveling. 

Here are 6 quick tips to keep you safe before and during your travels:

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How You Can Help Nepal

Posted by Amanda Hand on Jul 28, 2016 3:53:39 PM

In 2015, Nepal was devestated by a series of earthquakes that struck the country. The death toll surpassed 7,000, but the earthquakes also destroyed many of the country's historic monuments and temples.

Relief efforts began pouring after tragedy struck, but it wasn't enough. For Nepal to rebuild it's economy and make it better than before, the country will need to make sustainable changes.

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Topics: Eco Tourism, Travel Advice, Travel

4 Hurricane Apps for Every Traveler

Posted by Amanda Hand on Jul 28, 2016 2:27:15 PM

Planning coastal or island vacations during hurricane season is like playing a game of Poker. You can go all in, but it doesn't mean you're going to have an outcome that is most ideal. 

It's best to stay informed when facing hurricanes, especially if travelers plan on taking trips smack in the middle of hurricane season. But just how do travelers stay in the know when traveling away from home? 

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Topics: Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Hurricane Season