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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.
Starting in 2021, Americans visiting many popular European countries will need to go through the ETIAS process.

Winter Storms & Travel Delays: How Travel Insurance Can Help

Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The winter weather season is upon us, and that means more frequent travel delays. There is not much you can do to stop a winter storm, but you can help protect yourself from travel woes with travel insurance.
Culinary travel and culinary tours are growing in popularity. How can a travel insurance plan provide protection for your foodie voyages? 

Taking a Trip to a National Park? Travel Insurance Can Help.

Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Travel insurance for trips to national parks: Why is it important?

How Travel Insurance Can Protect Your Micro-Cation

Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2019
While extensive vacations are becoming less common, travel insurance can still be helpful on a short trip.
How the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian may alter travel plans and what travel insurance can do to help.
Skip Generation holidays can give grandparents and grandchildren time to bond, and travel insurance can help provide protection for all generations.
Millennials are spending more money on vacations than any other generation. How can travel insurance help protect that investment?

Travel Insurance for Backpacking: Why Is It Important?

Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Your bag when backpacking is heavy enough. Here's how travel insurance can help take some weight off your shoulders.

How Travel Insurance Works for Road Trips

Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Road trips are a great way to make your journey the destination, and travel insurance can help make sure you have what you need for the ride.

Will travel insurance cover diabetes?

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Living with diabetes shouldn’t stop you from traveling. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you deserve to have fun and relax on vacation as much as anyone else. However, you should know what kind of coverage travel insurance can provide to you.
The mysterious deaths in the Dominican Republic and a series of shark attacks in the Bahamas have left some unsure if they are traveling to those destinations. How can travel insurance help in these situations?

Top 10 2019 July 4th Destinations for Americans

Published on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Where are Americans going this Independence Day? Here are the top 10 international and domestic destinations.
Traveling with babies can be tricky, but travel insurance may be able to provide some reassurance.
Destination weddings can be a great time for a couple and their guests. But what if something goes wrong? Travel insurance can help protect against some of those "what if" scenarios.

What is Schengen Travel Insurance and Do I Need It?

Published on Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Is your destination somewhere that requires travel insurance? Be sure to know if you're going to a Schengen nation to be prepared.

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.

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. 

Does Travel Insurance Cover Hurricanes?

Published on Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Traveling to a destination that may face a hurricane? Here's what to know before you go.

What To Do If You Get Robbed Overseas

Published on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Theft can happen to the best of us when we travel. Use these tips though to minimize the impact.

What Does Travel Insurance Cover?

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

4 Ways Not to Freak Out When Weather Impacts a Trip

Published on Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Don't let weather ruin your next trip, be sure to follow these pro tips.

What You Learn When Trips Don’t Go Quite Right

Published on Monday, May 22, 2017
Trips can't always be perfect, but there's almost always a lesson we can learn from them.

What Do You Do When You Miss a Flight?

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Know your rights and what to do in case you miss a flight on your next trip.

What To Do When Your Flight Is Canceled

Published on Monday, September 5, 2016
By taking a few precautions and following this pro advice, a canceled flight doesn't have to ruin your trip!

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.

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.

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.

4 Ways Travel Insurance Can Help That You Might Not Know

Published on Friday, January 15, 2016
Learn about some new ways travel insurance can help you.

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!

Travel Insurance – Because Time Travel Isn’t Possible

Published on Saturday, August 1, 2015
A few practical reasons why everyone should take out a travel insurance policy on any kind of trip.
Don't let a hurricane ruin your vacation. Here are some things you should know about hurricanes and travel.
Why should a family consider travel insurance? Find out here.

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.

Happy Thanksgiving

Published on Thursday, November 27, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving from RoamRight

Traveling and Ebola

Published on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The outbreaks related to the Ebola virus have raised many concerns about traveling. Find out about travel insurance and Ebola.

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.

Five Unusual Situations Travel Insurance Can Help

Published on Friday, March 21, 2014
Learn how travel insurance can help you in a wide variety of situations.

What To Do When Weather Impacts Your Travel

Published on Saturday, February 15, 2014
Weather can affect a trip in many different ways. Follow these tips to stay safe when weather strikes.

Happy New Year From RoamRight

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

Happy Thanksgiving!

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

What To Do When Your Luggage Is Delayed?

Published on Sunday, September 29, 2013
Delayed or lost luggage can put a damper on a trip. Follow these tips to minimize the inconvenience.

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.

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?"

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.

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.

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.

Travel Insurance Comparison

Published on Monday, November 19, 2012
Do you have a trip coming up? Make travel insurance part of your pre-trip itinerary. Find out why it could be essential in case of an emergency.

International Travel Tips

Published on Monday, June 18, 2012
If you’re planning to travel the globe or traveling for an extended period of time, RoamRight has tips for international travel and living abroad.

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