Travel Topics People Are Talking About as 2015 Winds Down

Published on Wednesday, December 23, 2015
2015 Travel Topics

With the increase in end-of-the-year travel, there’s also a increase in buzz in the travel industry. Here are some headlines that have caught our attention in the past few weeks.

Hoverboards have gone back to the future.

Self-balancing scooters, also known as hoverboards, are no longer allowed as carry-on or checked luggage on a number of major U.S. airlines. The combustability of the board is at issue. Looks like we’ll have to wait a bit longer before we surf around like Marty McFly.
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New Years Eve is right around the corner.

Where are the best places for travelers to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Fodor’s list of 20 places is inspiring. It’s never too early to start planning for next year!
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US Citizens have been placed on alert.

Of course, who hasn’t been talking about the State Department’s worldwide travel alert to US citizens following the November Paris attacks? The alert expires on February 24, 2016. 

And if you want more information, join us for a webinar on keeping your travelers safe in a volatile world. Presented in partnership with the Faith Travel Association on January 28, 2016.

Get terrorism coverage with your travel insurance.

Terrorism – Paris attacks and Brussels on lockdown were just a few of the dreadful incidents that occurred in 2015. The threat of terrorism is a major reason to encourage clients to cover their trips with travel insurance. And make sure they have the right kind of insurance. Terrorism coverage would have provided trip cancellation benefits for Paris, but not for Brussels, since no incident actually occurred. In that case, Cancel For Any Reason coverage would have been the best bet.

Want to offer your clients RoamRight travel insurance? Contact us today.

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