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National Geographic Travel Lately Roundup
Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday. Read the Travel Lately Roundup that features a RoamRight blog post.
Expert Interview with Linda Fallon on Purchasing Travelers Insurance for Mint
When planning your next big vacation, in addition to booking your flights and reserving your rooms, it might be smart to purchase some travel insurance. Travel insurance is just like any other kind of insurance: You buy it hoping you don't need it, but when you do need it, you're glad you have it!" says Linda Fallon, senior vice president of travel insurance provider RoamRight. "Even a delayed flight or lost suitcase can quickly add unexpected expenses to a trip." Read the full article on Mint.com.
How to Rent a Camping Van in California
California is an ideal location to explore via an extended road trip. Renting a camper van can provide the fuel economy of a passenger vehicle with the creature comforts of an RV. Best of all, it’s compact size ensures you can park on city streets and in standard spaces, enabling you to hit attractions and take advantage of any available accommodation type from campgrounds to coastal Bureau of Land Management properties, and even a hotel if the mood strikes. Read the full article at USA Today.
Best Travel Apps for Families
September 25, 2014 - Last spring, we rounded up the best apps for traveling with kids. This list included games, entertainment, and distractions for travel days, but what about those tools we need as parents? Read on for our Trekaroo editors’ picks of best travel apps for families that help Mom and Dad get from Point A to Point B. Read the full blog post on trekaroo.com.
Using the RoamRight app (with or without a policy)
September 25, 2014 - Recently, I tried out the free app RoamRight, a travel insurance provider, released. And no, you don't have to hold a policy with them to use some of the features! Yes, with the RoamRight app, RoamRight insurance policy holders can keep track of claims, but anyone, whether a customer or not, can use the app’s translation tool and drug equivalencies. Read the full blog post on trekaroo.com.
Solo Travel: Knowledge and Tools for Safety
September 17, 2014 - It seems that, for most of us, our knowledge of the world is skewed. When asked questions about world trends on such issues as poverty, education levels and other social factors, people polled rarely answered more accurately than random results gained from monkeys. Read the full blog post on solotravelerblog.com.
Travel Nightmare: What to do During a Medical Emergency Abroad
September 11, 2014 - Many travelers don’t anticipate having a medical emergency when they are far from home, but the truth is that car accidents, heart attacks, and food poisoning happen everywhere. Do you know what to do if you experience a medical emergency abroad? Read the full blog post on tbexcon.com.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Hurricane Season Travel
September 4, 2014 - Does traveling to the Caribbean, the southern U.S. or Mexico give you pause this time of year as the tropics heat up and storms form in the Atlantic? No one wants to be on vacation when a major hurricane passes through. Read the entire article on US News and World Report. Also covered by The Huffington Post.
To Eat or Not to Eat? The Great Street Food Debate
August 22, 2014 - The allure of a country’s cuisine drives many travel decisions. (It’s also the subject of many travel blogs posts.) Ask veteran travelers what their favorite meal was, and you may get an earful. But when it comes to food – particularly street food – there’s a great travel debate: is it safe to eat? Let’s take a look at both sides of this argument. Read the full blog post on tbexcon.com.
Q&A: Born to Roam
Summer 2014 - Brice King, vice president of travel for RoamRight, discusses the benefits of his company's new mobile app and the commitment to making insurance straightforward for agents. Read the full article in the ASTA Network magazine.
RoamRight's New Mobile App For Travelers Now Available
Baltimore, MD (May 20, 2014) - A new tool to add to every traveler’s packing list is now available. RoamRight, which is a division of Arch Insurance Company, a leading provider of travel insurance, has introduced an easy-to-use mobile application that is available free to all mobile users with added unique features for RoamRight policyholders. The most comprehensive app by a U.S.-based travel insurance provider, the RoamRight app helps policyholders travel safely by providing local security information,easy access to important travel documents and critical health and medication translations. Read the full press release on BusinessWire . Also covered on Savvy Stews.
10 Hidden Gems Near Top Vacation Destinations
December 6, 2013 - Sometimes you need to ditch your guide, says Brice King of RoamRight.com, a travel insurance company geared to independent travelers. As you plan trips for 2014, he suggests looking outside the package tour. "Once you're on a tour you go into autopilot," he says. "You can't just wander off." He shares with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY suggestions that are near popular routes but are often overlooked. Read the full article on USA Today.
InsureMyTrip Announces Addition of RoamRight to its Extensive Product Mix
Warwick, RI (August 20, 2013) - InsureMyTrip, the world’s largest travel insurance comparison website, announced that it will now offer plans from RoamRight, a division of the Arch Insurance Company. Read the full press release.
Packing Tips From RoamRight
WCTV (August 11, 2013) - Follow these packing tips from RoamRight so that you can protect your belongings and pack efficiently. Watch the video .
The Year of “Signature Experiences” Increases Travel Planning – And the Need for Trip Protection
Towson, Md. (July 16, 2013) – From sleeping under the Northern Lights in Finland’s Igloo Village to a culinary tour throughout Italy, it is becoming increasingly popular for travelers to seek out and embark on signature travel experiences. Entire destinations, industry partners and even hotel brands around the world are catching on to this trend, and RoamRight travel insurance offers travelers a variety of customizable insurance offerings to protect all – or part – of a “bucket list” trip. Read the full press release.
Caribbean Destinations and Travel Insurance
WBAL (July 11, 2013) - Watch as a RoamRight representative talks about Caribbean travel deals, destinations and travel insurance. Watch the video .
Make The Most Of Your Carry-On
WBTV (June 29, 2013) - Watch as a RoamRight representative demonstrates how to efficiently pack carry-on luggage, so travelers can avoid checked bag frees. Watch the video .
RoamRight Casts Safety Net Over Far Flung Family Travel
Towson, Md. (May 29, 2013) – Last year Americans took more than 60 million international trips, experiencing new thrills and lifelong memories, along with potentially lost luggage, missed flight connections and other travel hiccups. As families plan their next “far flung” vacation – whether domestic or abroad – RoamRight, a leading travel insurance company and division of Arch Insurance Company, offers a variety of tailored insurance programs to protect the trip investment, as well as the extraordinary adventures ahead. Read the full press release.
RoamRight Protects Kentucky Derby Travel Investments From Wire to Wire
Towson, Md. (April 15, 2013) – Many refer to the Kentucky Derby as the “Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” but the excitement surrounding the grandeur of race day at Churchill Downs far exceeds the two-minute thrill on the track. With steep prices for airline tickets, accommodations, and race tickets, RoamRight, a division of Arch Insurance Company and a leading provider of global travel insurance, protects the trip investment of those eager to experience America’s original, extravagant sports party on May 4, 2013, whether or not you’re wearing the best Derby hat of all. Read the full press release.
Women “Flying Solo”
Towson, MD (April 8, 2013) – Young and young at heart, single, married and widowed women are taking on new adventures world wide – often without the added crutch of a friend or loved one by their side. While traveling alone can be an intimidating feat, many women are discovering a richer, confidence-boosting freedom when flying solo. Read the full press release.
RoamRight Can Help Protect Your Trip to The 2013 NCAA Division I Final Four
Towson, MD (March 13, 2013) – If the NCAA Final Four is any kind of economic barometer, things are looking up. In 2013, the average price for a ticket to the final, regardless of matchup: $482, a $100 increase over 2012 (average of $372). Despite price, thousands of basketball fans will flock to either New Orleans or Atlanta for the NCAA Division I Women’s and Men’s Final Four. With steep ticket prices and flight costs, as well as accommodations, leading provider of global travel insurance, RoamRight, a division of Arch Insurance Company, is eager to protect the trip investment of sports fanatics across the U.S. Read the full press release.
RoamRight Unveils the Nation’s “Top 10 Cities to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day”
Towson, MD. (March 11, 2013) – Nearly 40 million Americans identify as being of Irish descent -- from Savannah’s green fountains to Chicago’s green river, America is home to some of the best Saint Patrick’s Day festivities around the world. Filled with music, food, tradition and revelry, RoamRight presents its list of America’s “greenest” celebration cities, highlighting places noted for their spectacular parades, unique time-honored traditions and never-ending green beer. Read the full press release.
RoamRight, Provider of Global Travel Insurance, Launches in the United States
Towson, MD (February 7, 2013) – RoamRight travel insurance is pleased to announce the launch of its trip cancellation insurance and travel medical insurance products. RoamRight offers U.S. consumers a suite of products to fit the needs of both domestic and international travelers. RoamRight travel insurance is underwritten by Arch Insurance Company, which has an A.M. Best rating of A+ (Superior). Read the full press release.
Squaremouth Announces the Launch of Products from RoamRight
St. Petersburg, FL (November 26, 2012) – Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, is pleased to announce the launch of products from its newest provider, RoamRight. Customers can now view and compare plans from 22 top travel insurance providers on squaremouth.com. Read the full release at Squaremouth.com.