Who’s Covered By My Travel Insurance Benefits?

Are the benefits listed in my travel insurance plan just for me? Or do they cover everyone traveling with me? Are the maximum benefit limits per person? Or for everyone insured on the same plan? What does travel insurance cover if I’m paying for everyone on a family trip? Should I put the whole family […]

My First Travel Insurance Claim

After 7 years of having an annual travel insurance plan with Allianz Travel Insurance, I finally used it for the first time. Filing my first travel insurance claim was so easy to do and getting it approved and paid out was equally as easy. The whole thing was streamlined; the email communications were excellent; the […]

Summer Travel Spend to Hit Record of $101.7 Billion

Americans are planning to spend more on their summer vacations this year than they have in at least a decade. Allianz Global Assistance’s 11th annual Vacation Confidence Index* estimates the total spend will cross the $100 billion mark for the third consecutive year in the index’s history, amounting to $101,700,000,000. Americans’ average anticipated spend on vacations […]

Micro-Cation: Millennials Leading the Shorter Trips Trend

The majority (57 percent) of Americans did not take a leisure trip longer than four nights in the last year, with Millennials leading this “micro-cation” trend, according to the 2019 Vacation Confidence Index* released by Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance and assistance company. A “micro-cation” is defined as a leisure trip that is fewer than […]

Many Americans Think Destination Weddings Are Selfish

Many Americans are planning and budgeting to attend a lineup of weddings this summer. Some may be factoring in the additional costs of flights and hotels to attend a destination wedding. Almost half of people surveyed define this as any wedding that requires a plane ride from home. These costs can really add up. Not […]

I Travel Because

I Travel Because As you all know I am a proud global ambassador for Allianz Travel Insurance and my good friends are currently running a campaign called “I travel because”. I’ve been asked to write a post about why I travel. It sounds pretty simple but it’s actually very complicated. I travel because of so […]

Puerto Rico is Back and Holiday Travel Increases 15%

According to Allianz Global Assistance’s 2018 Top Holiday Destinations Report, American travel increased 15 percent this holiday season over last year. New York City and Cancun continue to reign as the most popular domestic and international destinations. Personally, I totally understand New York! After reviewing American plans to travel from December 19 to December 27, […]

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