What My Annual Travel Insurance Policy Covers

As I embark on a 3 week trip abroad where I’ll be doing a lot of things in different climates, I thought I’d share why I never get nervous. I have an annual travel insurance policy from Allianz Travel Insurance that covers just about everything. In fact, here’s exactly what’s in my annual travel insurance […]

What Illnesses are Covered by Travel Insurance

Without question, canceling or cutting short a trip because of illness is a worst case scenario.  You’ve been planning for months, the unforeseen happens and memories are dashed.  Of course your health and wellness are the most important things but getting sick on the road can be costly and nobody likes to lose money.  That’s […]

Allianz Travel Insurance Announces Innovations for the TravelSmart App

As a global ambassador for Allianz Travel Insurance, I know that one of the most frequent complaints that insurance companies hear from customers involves the claims process. Customers often feel that the process is too cumbersome, time consuming and doesn’t meet the needs of today’s on-the-go consumer. In order to improve the claims filing process, […]

Allianz Travel Insurance Coverage Regarding the Italian Earthquake

As most of you know by now, a strong earthquake struck central Italy, killing and injuring many and destroying many structures. My sympathies go out to those who have been impacted by this terrible disaster. As many of you know, I work with Allianz Travel Insurance as an ambassador. I thought it was important to […]

FOX 5 New York Segment on Cruise Ship Safety

Yesterday I did a FOX 5 New York segment on cruise ship safety with New York legend, Ernie Anastos. The segment came about after a few high profile cruise incidents in recent years. I am a big fan of cruising and gave some examples and advice based on my own experiences with cruises.

What to do if You Get Food Poisoning While Traveling

On my recent trip to Kenya I became very ill, very quickly. It turned out I got food poisoning or some type of bacterial infection that caused me to become very ill. I was so ill that I literally couldn’t move for about 30 hours and lost about 10 pounds in one day. This was […]

Why I Use Allianz Travel Insurance Over Others

Since I’ve been working with Allianz Travel Insurance for the last year or so, many people have asked me why I use Allianz Travel Insurance over others. That is a really fair question. I always answer by stating that I have partnered with and I do receive financial compensation from Allianz but then I give […]

20 Reasons Why You Should Have Travel Insurance

One of my valued partners is Allianz Global Assistance and I have written about them several times including Why You Need Travel Insurance and What’s in My Travel Insurance Policy. Our partnership continues and I wanted to give you 20 reasons why you should have travel insurance whether it be from Allianz or another provider. […]

Millennials Driving the Vacation Confidence Index

According to the sixth annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index released recently by Allianz Global Assistance USA, more Americans will travel, but spend less, on summer vacations in 2015 as millennials plan to save money on travel. Millennials are the fastest growing demographic in travel and really every other vertical in the world. Millennials […]

FOX 5 New York Summer Travel Segment

In this FOX 5 New York Summer Travel Segment, I talk about places to travel in Europe to take advantage of the good Euro/Dollar exchange rate and also about the importance of travel insurance with FOX reporter Alison Morris. New York News To read the article and view it on the FOX New York site […]

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