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Mar 22, 2017, 20:05 ET London Parliament Attack: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage Based on What We Know Now

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a man drove into a crowd and stabbed an armed officer outside the London Houses of Parliament. Travel insurance...


Mar 22, 2017, 16:39 ET Travel Insurance for Cruise Excursions: What's Not Covered and How to Get It, says Squaremouth

Most cruise lines offer on-shore excursions to travelers, but many of the popular excursions they sell may not be covered by travel insurance,...


Mar 18, 2017, 13:52 ET Paris Orly Airport Shooting: Travel Insurance Company Explains Coverage Based on What We Know Now

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Paris Orly Airport suspended air traffic and closed incoming roads when a man was killed after seizing a...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:57 ET What to Watch Out for When Offered Travel Insurance Through Your Cruise Line, Explained by Squaremouth

Travelers often purchase travel insurance through their cruise line because it's the easy thing to do, but that doesn't mean it's the best option....


Mar 08, 2017, 15:16 ET St. Petersburg-based Squaremouth Wins Gold International Customer Service Award

St. Petersburg-based Squaremouth has won the Gold Stevie Award for International Customer Service Department of the Year - Financial...


Mar 02, 2017, 18:31 ET 3 Sure-Fire Ways to Invalidate Your Travel Insurance Claim on a Cruise

Cruises are about relaxing and getting away, but being too relaxed or mishandling a travel insurance claim can cost travelers thousands. Leading...


Feb 28, 2017, 18:09 ET Concern Rises for Travelers With Trips Planned to Cuba, says Squaremouth

Traveler concern is rising after the U.S. government announced a "full review of all U.S. policies towards Cuba". Customers of travel insurance...


Feb 08, 2017, 15:28 ET Top Travel Insurance Claims Revealed by Squaremouth

For many travelers, feeling comfortable with the claims process is just as important as coverage or price when buying a travel insurance policy....


Feb 01, 2017, 16:19 ET Norovirus Outbreaks: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage for Cruisers

Norovirus outbreaks are spreading throughout the United States, not only affecting travelers while on a cruise, but preventing some from taking a...


Jan 25, 2017, 14:05 ET Squaremouth Named Finalist for National Customer Service Award

St. Petersburg-based, Squaremouth, has been nationally recognized by the American Business Awards as a finalist for Customer Service Department of...


Jan 24, 2017, 16:02 ET Read This Before You Check "Yes" to Your Cruise Line's Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

Cruise lines typically offer travel insurance to their customers, but what does it really cover? Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance comparison...


Jan 19, 2017, 16:41 ET 2017 Travel Projections: Squaremouth's 5 Predictions of Traveler Behavior

The Zika outbreak, major storms, and an uptick in terrorist attacks impacted traveler behavior in 2016, but didn't stop Americans from traveling,...


Jan 17, 2017, 13:37 ET The One Cruise Expense You Aren't Prepared For, says Squaremouth

Travelers planning a cruise pre-pay for excursions and onboard packages, but there is one unexpected expense that can quickly outweigh all the...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:16 ET Winter Storm Jupiter: Travel Insurance No Longer Available for Latest Winter Storm

Winter Storm Jupiter is expected to become a major ice storm, impacting the Plains, Midwest and Northeast. As travel conditions worsen, leading...


Jan 07, 2017, 17:36 ET Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting: Travel Insurance Company Responds to Unfolding Events

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport reopened on Saturday, January 7th, a day after a shooter opened fire, killing 5, injuring others...


Jan 06, 2017, 16:11 ET Winter Storm Helena: Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance as Travel Halts

Winter Storm Helena is expected to halt travel in the South and East due to heavy snow and ice. Leading travel insurance comparison site...


Dec 29, 2016, 14:09 ET Winter Storm Fortis: Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Northeast Blizzard

As millions of Americans plan to travel for the New Year's weekend, Winter Storm Fortis will bring heavy snow, rain and high winds to the...


Dec 28, 2016, 12:30 ET 2016 Travel Trends: Squaremouth Report Reveals Changes in Traveler Behavior

Health and safety concerns were at the forefront of travelers' minds this year. In 2016, more Americans opted to protect their trips, according to...


Dec 21, 2016, 14:34 ET Holiday Travel Hacks: Squaremouth Explains How to Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches

A record-breaking number of Americans are expected to travel during the year-end holiday season. Squaremouth, America's fastest-growing travel...


Dec 20, 2016, 19:41 ET Berlin Christmas Market Attack: 4 Answers for Travelers From Squaremouth

Following the Dec. 19 truck attack at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, Squaremouth established a travel insurance information center to...


Dec 15, 2016, 16:50 ET 4 Reasons Not to Buy Travel Insurance for Your Holiday Trip, According to Squaremouth

Travel insurance can help ease holiday travel headaches, but it may not cover every concern. According to leading travel insurance comparison site...


Dec 12, 2016, 21:01 ET Still Time to Buy Travel Insurance for Looming Winter Storm, Says Squaremouth

As more travelers take flight during the holiday season, the impact of delays and cancellations increases. With another winter storm expected to...


Dec 08, 2016, 18:05 ET The Biggest Mistake Holiday Travelers Make: Squaremouth Explains How to Avoid Winter Storm Woes

During the busy holiday season, winter weather is not always the first thing on a traveler's mind. Unfortunately, those who wait until a winter...


Dec 01, 2016, 16:04 ET Wave Season: 3 Questions to Ask Before Buying Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

As wave season begins, many travelers are taking advantage of cruise sales to book their next vacation. Squaremouth, a leading travel insurance...


Nov 22, 2016, 15:26 ET Winter Travel: Squaremouth Debunks 3 Travel Insurance Myths

From heavy snow to icy roads, winter travel is not without its problems. Leading travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth asked providers to...