LOS GATOS, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online comparison site TripInsurance.com, which enables consumers to purchase travel insurance direct from leading carriers and save up to 40% or more over similar plans, has extended its free e-Travel Alert online service to all travelers, whether or not they have purchased travel insurance through its site. Emailed, e-Travel Alerts keep subscribers current on the late-breaking world events such as natural disasters, civil unrest, and transportation delays that could affect their travel plans. The decision to extend this service to anyone is the most recent development in the site's ongoing efforts to help travelers venture out with added knowledge and confidence.
"Our mission is much more than to just to deliver better value in travel insurance at reduced rates," said TripInsurance.com CEO Dan Skilken. "We also want to be a trusted resource for travelers who want clear, direct, and relevant information about travel insurance and all other facets of the travel experience. In plain terms, we want to take the mystery and fear out of the process of buying travel insurance and traveling abroad. That's why we're delighted to offer our e-Travel Alert service to anyone. There's no charge, and no obligation to purchase travel insurance from us. We're happy to help anyone that has any questions about their travel insurance, including people who've already bought insurance from someone else. "
e-Travel Alerts come free with all TripInsurance.com policies. Now you can sign up for the service in under a minute for your next vacation at: http://www.tripinsurance.com/free-alerts. An initial email fills you in on important travel facts on your destination that can help keep you safe. If any late breaking news comes up, you will be notified by email up until the date you return home.
Founded in 2010 and licensed to sell insurance in all 50 states, TripInsurance.com is an innovative online resource for consumers to compare travel insurance options from five leading insurance carriers, select the policies best for them, and purchase direct instead of through middlemen—saving up to 40% or more over comparable plans. With industry leading customer support and a range of 24/7 travel services included with every policy it offers, the company's staff is committed to: 1) making the insurance purchase process simple and easy to understand; and 2) providing value through more affordable policies so that consumers can select, buy, and travel with the utmost confidence and security.
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