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How RoamRight Can Help Your Travelers Pick a Destination

Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Not only can RoamRight help protect your clients while they travel, but we can also help your clients find the perfect travel destination for them and their travel needs.

In this blog post, learn how RoamRight's Travel Destination pages can provide useful information for travelers, as well as providing details that help them to choose if traveling to that country is right for them. 

Travel Insurance For Military Families

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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Military families have unique needs when it comes to travel insurance. What if orders are changed? Or someone is called to duty? Find out how RoamRight's plans address these issues for this valuable segment of our society.

Introducing RoamRight’s New Multi-Trip Plan

Published on Wednesday, August 3, 2016
The RoamRight Multi-Trip plan is great for frequent travelers.At RoamRight, we continue to improve our products to meet the changing needs of our customers. One product we recently updated was our Multi-Trip product for frequent travelers.

Read this post to find out about the latest changes to this travel insurance product that is great for travelers taking multiple trips each year.

Legacy Commissions – What Are They And How Do They Work?

Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Legacy commissions allow travel agents to earn more moneyWhen you become a RoamRight partner, you’ll earn a commission or affiliate fee on every travel insurance sale that comes through you. But did you know you can also earn commissions on future sales?

If you encourage your travelers to set up an account with RoamRight, and they buy directly through that account in the future, you’ll get the commission. It’s our way of saying “Thank you” for introducing your clients to us.

What Does Travel Insurance Cover with Airbnb and Uber?

Published on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

What does your travel insurance policy cover with Airbnb and UberMillions of people every day are using online services like Airbnb and Uber to make travel easier. These services are beginning to replace traditional travel necessities such as hotels and public transportation, staples of many travel insurance plans. 

But with Airbnb and Uber becoming more mainstream, how are travel insurance policies designed to help protect the travelers using these services?

How Hard Is It To Change Travel Insurance Providers?

Published on Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Switching to RoamRight for your travel insurance provider is easy. Often, it isn’t until a travel insurance provider disappoints – such as through a claim denial that you don’t agree with or because of legal or compliance issues – that an agent may consider switching carriers. It just seems like too much of a hassle for many agents.

The truth is, it’s easy to change travel insurance providers, and it’s easy to get started with RoamRight. Unless you have some kind of exclusivity clause with your current provider, there’s actually no reason why you shouldn’t at least consider RoamRight to protect your travelers.

5 Things To Look For In A Travel Health Insurance Plan

Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Travelers health insurance is an essential part of trip planning.While most travelers want trip cancellation protection, some may only need travel health insurance, or travel medical insurance, to protect them on their trip. However, each medical plan has different features – do you know what your travelers need? Here are five things to look for in a health insurance plan for your travelers.

Why You Need To Offer Your Clients Travel Insurance ASAP

Published on Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Travel insurance should be bought earlyIn an unofficial survey, the RoamRight customer service team said that if they could get people to understand one thing about their travel insurance, it would be to buy early. Ideally, travel insurance should be purchased at the same time as the first deposit is made on a trip. Waiting could mean missing out on valuable benefits.

Ski Vacation Safety for RoamRight

Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Review these safety tips with your clients when you plan their ski and snowboarding vacations.A wonderful, weeklong ski vacation is something many individuals and families look forward to all year. They come to you, their travel expert, for the best air fares, condo prices and packages, as well as information on special events and other activities in an effort to plan the best snow-packed getaway possible.

But too often, they overlook some of the simplest things that can be done to ensure a great mountain vacation. Offer these simple steps and words of wisdom for before and during their trip to ensure your clients minimize risk of injury and illness.

Is It Covered? II

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2016
questionThis post continues our series “Is it covered?” Carefully evaluating plan information and coverage to help assure travelers that they are protected for possible mishaps or issues specific to their circumstances is critical for travel professionals. In this series we will review different scenarios that may challenge your insurance knowledge, and in so doing sharpen your skills for assisting your travelers and determining the best coverage choices.

Is It Covered?

Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
questionIn an uncertain world, travelers purchase travel insurance to have peace of mind that they are covered financially and/or medically when they travel. In this series we will review different scenarios that may challenge your insurance knowledge, and in so doing sharpen your skills for assisting your travelers and determining the best coverage choices.
Understanding travel insurance

In a perfect world, travelers might be required to take a test after buying travel insurance, just to be sure they know what they have.  Major misconceptions, leading to disappointment down the line when an inappropriate claim is made and rejected mightbe eliminated…if they could be forced to take that test.  Stop right there, and that strategy is riddled with customer un-friendly problems.  While sellers of travel might want to ensure that travelers understand their coverage, we all know that readingpolicies is about as interesting as watching paint dry.  Still, if those who sell travel protection do a good job of selling it in the first place, understanding comes naturally.

Check-a-Box Versus Third Party Coverage

Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Regardless of which travel product we speak of, almost all will include an option to add travel protection just by checking a box. It’s the easy way to include some kind of coverage, which might make some sense. Still, the notion that some ‘coverage is better than no coverage’ can be misleading if not a critical error.

What to Do When Crisis Hits Your Client's Trip

Published on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
travel crisis cancelledHaving travel protection provides a bit of security to travelers, knowing if something goes wrong and that something is covered, things will turn out better for them.  Still, travelers don’t want anything to go wrong. But, the mere fact that they bought travel protection in the first place can be a measure of how important it is to them that everything goes smoothly.
RoamRight's technology helps your travelers.

You might say that Andy Lange is a travel insurance advocate. As the owner of Lange Travel, Andy has firsthand knowledge of the importance of having travel insurance. Travel agents like Andy don’t just sell insurance – they provide a critical service that is needed during what is possibly the most important and most stressful moment of a person’s life. RoamRight interviewed Andy to learn more about how he sells travel insurance to his clients and why he believes in the product so much.

Four Tours Perfect For Travel Insurance

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015
RoamRight's technology helps your travelers.

The easy answer to which tours are most apt to be a good fit and easy sale for travel protection will include travel to ‘hot spots’.  Areas of political, economic or civil unrest come to mind.

RoamRight helps in an emergency

You never know when a medical emergency will occur, and when you rely on Medicare for insurance, understanding your coverage is essential before you travel internationally.

5 Things to Look for in a Travel Insurance Provider

Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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If you’re like most organizations, you’ve used the same travel insurance provider for years simply because it works for you. Plus, who has the time to research other options? And what should you look for in those options? To save you time, we’ve simplified the process for you.

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