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Do Your Clients Need Travel Insurance for Domestic Trips?

Published on Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Sometimes, travel insurance is forgotten when planning a domestic trip. But why? There are many benefits travel insurance can provide for travelers who are not leaving the country. For example, would you fly from Hawaii to the continental United Statesunprotected? Learn why travel insurance is not only smart for international trips but for domestic ones as well.

Travel Insurance For Military Families

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Travel insurance for military families

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.

[Infographic] What Do Travelers Say About RoamRight?

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2016
How do travelers describe RoamRight?At RoamRight, it is all about customer experience. See how RoamRight ranks among competitors on review sites such as TrustPilotSquareMouth, and InsureMyTrip. You can also find some of our favorite reviews as well as some other fun information about what travelers online are saying about their RoamRight experience.

How To Sell Travel Insurance To Millennials

Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Millennials are traveling, and they need travel insuranceMillennials are everywhere and businesses across pretty much every industry have had to alter their sales tactics to appeal to this new demographic. This generation of travelers is one of the fastest growing segments in the industry, making up a fifth of all global travelers. Millennials love to travel, have money to spend and, most importantly, make decisions in an entirely different manner than their predecessors.

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.

Diving Vacations - What To Know Before The Trip

Published on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
SCUBA diving insurance is important for any dive vacation.

Diving vacations, whether it’s the entire trip or just a day’s activity, are increasingly popular but it’s important that your clients are informed before embarking on a tropical diving trip. Smart travel agents and tour operators understand the importance of preparing their clients for this unique vacation style, whether it’s recommending a local dive center to refresh skills or become certified before leaving home. Here are just a couple of the many you’re your scuba divering clients should consider in order to avoid complications and insure their health and well-being on a vacation that includes a fair amount of diving.

Keep Your Travelers Traveling

Published on Wednesday, March 2, 2016
5 Ways to Reassure Your TravelersIn the recent past, we've seen events that make many travelers question whether or not it’s safe to even leave home. People acknowledge that these events scare them, but they don’t want to miss out on the opportunities that travel presents.

RoamRight can show you how to help your clients protect themselves, gain "travel" peace of mind, and keep traveling.

The Zika Virus and the Travel Community

Published on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Caribbean IslandThe Zika virus is having a significant impact on the travel community. Honeymoons, babymoons, and vacations are all being rescheduled or postponed because of the fear of infection. In fact, our assistance provider, On Call International conducted a survey which found that up to 64% of Americans would cancel their trip because of the virus.

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.

Senior Travelers and Travel Insurance

Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2015
An elderly woman looks forward to traveling to Norway.At almost 90 years old, Betty* was looking forward to her three-week trip to Norway. She was going to see the midnight sun, eat pickled herring, and venture into the Arctic Circle.A week into her trip, Betty developed a case of pneumonia. She experienced respiratory distress, was hospitalized, and put on a ventilator to help her breathe. Ultimately, she stayed in the hospital for 20 days before she was able to fly home via air ambulance. The cost of her evacuation? Almost $90,000.

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.

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