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Pro vs Pro Plus: Which travel insurance plan should I choose?

Published on Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Arch RoamRight recently launched two plans on our website; learn the differences between the plans. 

Coronavirus and Travel Insurance

Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Outbreaks occur every few years. Understand how travel insurance coverage works when there is a viral outbreak.

How Travel Insurance Works During Geopolitical Instability

Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Discover how travel insurance can help when the world around you is unstable and unpredictable.

Travel Insurance and Volcanic Eruptions

Published on Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Volcanic eruptions are natural disasters that may be covered events under Arch RoamRight travel protection plans. From minor disruptions to catastrophic events, volcanos can affect travelers around the world.

Does Travel Insurance Cover Lost or Stolen Passports?

Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2019
What do you do when you lose your passport overseas? Travel insurance may help you get back home.

How Travel Insurance Works for Small Business Owners

Published on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
If you are a small business owner who is wondering how you are covered by travel insurance for work-related events that may affect your trip, these tips and coverage explanations may be able to help.
When planning a summer vacation or holiday, travel insurance can be a key component, since it can provide coverage for trip cancellation, interruption and more. 

Top Travel Insurance Questions Answered: Part 4

Published on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Does travel insurance cover claimable events related to alcohol? Does travel insurance cover cell phones and laptops? These common questions and more answered here. 

Travel Insurance 101: How Does It Work?

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Welcome to our introductory class of travel insurance 101. Our first lesson: How does travel insurance work?
If you are planning a trip, it is never too early to purchase your travel insurance. However, there is a point when it is too late, and it can leave you without needed coverage.

Do I Need SCUBA Diving Insurance When on Vacation?

Published on Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Did you know that you may need additional insurance along with your travel insurance in order to be covered for SCUBA diving?
Did you know that if you are planning to do some adventure activities while traveling, you may need additional insurance coverage?
One important coverage to look for when choosing a travel insurance policy is the Security & Political Evacuation benefit, which can provide assistance at a dire time.
When you plan your trip, you don’t plan on your travel supplier going bankrupt. With a good travel insurance policy, though, travelers don’t have to lose out just because their supplier experiences financial difficulties.

More Top Travel Insurance Questions Answered

Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
In part three of our series, we answer even more of the most commonly asked travel insurance questions.
What is annual multi-trip insurance, what does it cover, and is it the right fit for me? These frequently asked questions on our annual multi-trip should give you all the answers you need.
In most travel insurance plans you can find Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, and Trip Delay coverages. But what does each one of them mean?

Will Your Health Insurance Cover You Abroad?

Published on Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Many people do not realize that their domestic health insurance plan may not provide coverage if you are traveling overseas. Here are some questions you should ask your health insurance provider when planning a foreign trip.

Real Travel Insurance Customer Stories

Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A lot of people ask: why do I need travel insurance? These stories from real customers are good examples of how travel insurance can help you when traveling.

Countries That Require Travel Insurance

Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Many of the most popular tourist countries are now requiring visitors to have travel insurance before they are allowed to enter. This list can help you prepare for your upcoming trip.

Guide to Buying Travel Insurance When You Are Disabled

Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Everyone has the right to travel and have travel insurance to help protect their trips. Learn how an Arch RoamRight travel insurance policy can help protect your trip even if you are disabled.

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Travel Insurance Claim

Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
At Arch RoamRight, we have made filing a travel insurance claim easy. However, there are some things you shouldn't do when filing a claim to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. 

Top Travel Insurance Questions Answered: Part Two

Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Every day we encounter many great questions from travelers about travel insurance and our plans. The answers to these top questions should help you find the plan that is best for you.

Travel Insurance for 90 Days or Longer

Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2019
If you are planning a long trip, it is important to understand not only the coverages in your travel insurance plan, but also certain details that may have an impact on the length of your trip.

How Travel Insurance Works With a Death in the Family

Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
In the unfortunate event that there is a death in the family, here is how your travel insurance can help. 

When Do You Need Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance?

Published on Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Are you a frequent traveler who wishes you could have on travel insurance policy cover you for a full year? Learn more about the Arch RoamRight Multi-Trip plan and if it is a good fit for you. 
Whenever you plan to travel more than 100 miles from home, or especially when you travel overseas, many travel professionals recommend that you purchase a travel insurance policy. It should be no different when you plan to study abroad.
Ever thought about spending New Year's Eve in some place different? These expert ideas and tips could get you ringing in the New Year somewhere new.

Top Christmas Travel Destinations Around the World

Published on Tuesday, December 25, 2018
There is a lot of magic in Christmas travel, especially in these fantastic locations.

Do You Need Extra Travel Insurance If You Are Pregnant

Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Some will say that once you are pregnant, traveling is out of the question. That can't be further from the truth! With a little preparation, traveling while pregnant can actually be one of the best trips of your life.

When Travel Insurance May Cover Pre-Existing Conditions

Published on Tuesday, December 11, 2018
In the insurance world, you will hear a lot about pre-existing conditions. With travel insurance it is no different. Learn how we define a pre-existing condition and how you can still get travel insurance coverage even if you have one.

Top 10 Travel Insurance Plan Questions Answered

Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
We see a lot of common questions from our customers about travel insurance, so we decided to take the ten most commonly asked questions and provide answers.

How to File a Travel Insurance Claim

Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Filing an insurance claim can be stressful. But don't worry: Arch RoamRight has taken steps to make your travel insurance claims filing process simple. 

How to Select a Travel Insurance Plan

Published on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Navigating the travel insurance landscape can be tricky. These tips can help you choose a plan that best fits your unique travel needs.

Travel Insurance Terms Glossary

Published on Tuesday, November 13, 2018
When considering which travel insurance plan best fits your travel needs, it is important to understand some of the most common concepts and generic terminology used within the policies and plan descriptions. This list should help you gain a better understanding of the most used travel insurance terminology.
Travel during the holiday season can be stressful. There are a number of things you need to consider when planning your holiday travels, and travel insurance should be one of them. 

What Does Travel Insurance Cover?

Published on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Learn what your travel insurance policy can cover for your trip.

The Ultimate Travel Documents Checklist

Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2018
When traveling abroad, you need to make sure you have all the right documents. Use this travel abroad checklist to remember the documents you need for your trip.

Should You Bring Your Pet on Vacation?

Published on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
There are a few things to consider when deciding if you should bring your pet on vacation, one of them is whether you need pet travel insurance. 

What To Do On An Emergency Visit To The Hospital Abroad

Published on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
No one wants to visit the hospital while traveling overseas, but if it happens this is what you must know.

What is Travel Insurance?

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Travel insurance is a type of coverage that helps protect you if your vacation or business travel plans change. It also may provide medical coverage for emergencies that occur outside of your network.

Happy Independence Day from RoamRight

Published on Monday, July 4, 2016
RoamRight would like to wish you a happy Independence Day!

How To Plan A Vacation Using the 5Ws (and 1H)

Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Trying to decide how to plan a vacation? We've got a short list of things to consider when trying to decide your vacation plans.

Travelers Health Insurance: Why You Really Need It

Published on Friday, April 8, 2016
Making sure you have travelers health insurance is an essential part of trip planning. Read this post to find out how you can protect yourself on your trip.

The Cost of Cheap Travel Insurance

Published on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
You may consider saving money on by buying a cheap travel insurance plan, but do you know what you may be missing out on when you do so?

How To Compare Travel Insurance Companies

Published on Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Check out these things to look for when you compare travel insurance companies. Get help finding the right company and policy.
Check out these five great resources for travel alerts that will help you stay safe and healthy when you are on the road or in a foreign country.

The Best Travel Insurance: How To Find It

Published on Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Looking for the best travel insurance for your trip? Here are some things to keep in mind while you're considering your options.

Share Your Travel Experience And Win!

Published on Monday, February 22, 2016
Share your travel photos and videos with RoamRight and you could win $100.

Zika and Travel Insurance

Published on Thursday, February 4, 2016
As Zika impacts travel plans for millions of people, find out how travel insurance can help.

Wishing You A Wonderful 2016

Published on Friday, January 1, 2016
Happy New Year from RoamRight

Happy Holidays from RoamRight

Published on Friday, December 25, 2015
Happy holidays from RoamRight

Happy Thanksgiving From RoamRight

Published on Thursday, November 26, 2015
This Thanksgiving, RoamRight lists a few things our employees are thankful for.

Our Favorite Halloween Posts

Published on Saturday, October 31, 2015
Check out these great blog posts about Halloween around the world.

How One Man Flew Across The Atlantic For Just $28

Published on Monday, October 5, 2015
Find out how one man made a trans-Atlantic journey for just a fraction of the cost!

Enter to Win a Pass to TBEX North America

Published on Friday, May 1, 2015
RoamRight is giving seven lucky bloggers free passes to attend TBEX North America. TBEX is the world’s largest travel blogger convention, and it’s coming to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Meet and learn from fellow travel bloggers and industry professionals during this

6 Simple Steps To Filing a Travel Insurance Claim

Published on Thursday, November 27, 2014
Learn how to file a travel insurance claim with RoamRight.

Why You Should Purchase Your Travel Insurance Early

Published on Thursday, September 18, 2014
You know travel insurance is important, but did you know that it's important to purchase as early as possible? Here's why.

Join RoamRight for TBEX in Cancun, Mexico

Published on Friday, August 29, 2014
Join RoamRight at the North American TBEX conference in Cancun, Mexico, September 11-13, 2014.

Stay Safe and Secure – Before, During & After Your Trip

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The RoamRight mobile app is a free useful tool for all travelers. Stay safe and informed!

The Truth About Cruise Insurance

Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Buying your cruise insurance directly from the cruise line can limit your benefits. Find out why.

Why You Need Travel Insurance for Domestic Trips

Published on Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Many people incorrectly think travel insurance is only for international trips. Read about a man who needed it for a trip within the United States.

Happy New Year From RoamRight

Published on Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Happy New Year from RoamRight

Happy Holidays!

Published on Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Happy Holidays from RoamRight

Happy Thanksgiving!

Published on Thursday, November 28, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving from RoamRight

Happy Labor Day!

Published on Monday, September 2, 2013
Happy Labor Day from your travel insurance provider, RoamRight.

Behind the Scenes at RoamRight

Published on Saturday, August 10, 2013
Ever wondered how a travel insurance company works? Learn how RoamRight is able to protect you on your travels. Ever wonder how a travel insurance company works? Here's a behind-the-scenes look at RoamRight.

Happy Independence Day

Published on Thursday, July 4, 2013
It's Independence Day in the United States of America. Happy 4th of July from RoamRight!

Travel Insurance Decoded

Published on Tuesday, July 2, 2013
This infographic answers some of the most common questions relating to travel insurance, including "Is it necessary?"

Planning a Destination Wedding

Published on Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Destinations weddings are more popular than ever. Whether you're going to the Caribbean or California, consider these tips before you start planning yours.

Weather and Travel Insurance

Published on Monday, June 10, 2013
RoamRight covers weather-related events, such as blizzards, hurricanes and tropical storms. Here we review coverage details relating to weather.

Photo Inspiration: Explore. Dream. Discover.

Published on Wednesday, June 5, 2013
This quote by Mark Twain encourages us to venture beyond our comfort zones to grow and enjoy new experiences.

Metro, Subway or Underground?

Published on Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Regardless of the city, metro maps are designed similarly enough so travelers can navigate their way across any town.

Octogenarian Sets World Record

Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
At 80, Yuichiro Miura became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.  This feat is one of many travel-related world records.

An Exciting Announcement

Published on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Travel Tips and News, the RoamRight blog, is excited to show off our new design and has an exciting announcement.

Flying With Toddlers

Published on Monday, May 6, 2013
Other travelers may shirk when a child boards a plane, but with these tips, traveling with toddlers will be less stressful for everyone.

Kentucky Derby Travel Tips

Published on Monday, April 29, 2013
From transportation arrangements to race day events, RoamRight offers ideas and tips for people traveling to the Kentucky Derby.

Planning a Cruise

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2013
Travelers are faced with many choices when planning a cruise. Here are a few things to consider as you plan your next cruise.

Tips to Become a Green Traveler

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2013
RoamRight provides several ideas on how you can participate in sustainable travel and become a green traveler.

Tee Time: Planning a Golf Trip

Published on Monday, April 15, 2013
Has  watching the Masters Golf Tournament left you inspired? These six tips will help you embark on a golf trip for the books, even if your golf score isn’t worth recording.

Enter To Win A Free Pass to TBEX '13

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2013
Attention Travel Bloggers! Enter to win one of seven free blogger passes to TBEX 2013, held June 1 - 2 in Toronto, Canada.

Traveling to Every Ballpark

Published on Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Throughout the country, baseball fans celebrated Opening Day last week. Ball parks were packed, homeruns were hit, and batters were struck out. With close to 150 games still left in the season, fans have plenty of time to plan a trip to the nearest ballpark. But what about planning a trip to every ballpark? That’s 30 stadiums – from Fenway Park in Boston to PETCO Park in San Diego. Here are a few ways to break that trip up – after all, you don’t have to visit them all in one summer!

Venture Farther Photo Contest Results

Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
RoamRight recently sponsored the Venture Farther Photo Contest on Facebook. View the submissions and discover the winner.

Tips to Avoid Theft

Published on Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Are you worried about theft while traveling abroad? Read our tips to avoid theft and ensure that you return home with everything you brought with you.

Daylight Savings Time

Published on Friday, March 8, 2013
Daylight savings time starts this weekend. Find out what is it, who recognizes it, and more.

Spring Celebrations

Published on Friday, March 1, 2013
Find out which springtime festivals and celebrations are near you.

Spring Break Travel Infographic

Published on Thursday, February 28, 2013
An infographic explaining spring break destinations, costs associated with travel, and more.

5 Germ-Infested Travel Places

Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2013
From bathrooms to hotels, find out the places in which travelers are most likely to encounter germs such as bacteria and viruses.

Planning a Trip to Houston, Texas

Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013
With the NBA All-Star game occurring this weekend, it is a great time to plan a trip to Houston, Texas.

Tips for Last-Minute Travel

Published on Friday, February 8, 2013
Deciding when to buy a flight is like playing airfare roulette. These 3 last-minute travel tips will help you decide whether to buy or to wait.

Is Winter Storm Nemo Affecting Your Travel Plans?

Published on Friday, February 8, 2013
Meteorologists are already calling Winter Storm Nemo a “blizzard of historic proportions,” and comparing it to the blizzard of 1978. For travelers in New England, more than two feet of snow is expected in some areas, meaning that your trip could possibly be delayed or even cancelled.

5 Fun Winter Activities

Published on Friday, January 25, 2013
Some winter activities, such as skiing, may not be covered by basic travel insurance programs. Here is a list of five activities that most programs will cover.

Mardi Gras Celebrations Around the World

Published on Friday, January 25, 2013
RoamRight's overview of popular Mardi Gras and Carnival celebrations around the world, featuring New Orleans, Rio de Janiero and Venice.

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