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Apr 18, 2018, 13:00 ET Six Important Things Senior Travelers Need to Know When Buying Travel Insurance

Travelers of all ages look to travel insurance to protect themselves and their money, but coverage is even more important for older travelers who...


Apr 11, 2018, 15:00 ET Europe Transportation Strikes: Squaremouth Explains Travel Insurance Coverage

Transportation strikes throughout France and Germany are cancelling hundreds of flights and trains, leaving thousands of travelers stranded....


Apr 04, 2018, 12:35 ET Check These 4 Things Before Getting Travel Insurance For Your Alaskan Cruise

Alaskan cruises are among the most popular vacations in the United States and many travelers look to travel insurance to protect their...


Mar 28, 2018, 13:41 ET 4 Times You Think Travel Insurance Will Cover a Missed Flight When it Actually Won't

Many travelers have the misconception that travel insurance will pay them just because their trip doesn't go as smoothly as planned. While most...


Mar 21, 2018, 13:49 ET Travel is Surging to These 5 Destinations, According to Travel Insurance Comparison Site Squaremouth

Israel was the fastest-growing destination for American travelers who purchased travel insurance from leading travel insurance comparison site,...


Mar 13, 2018, 16:45 ET You've Been Thrown Into 'Cruise Jail', Can Travel Insurance Help?

Each year, millions of cruisers enjoy unlimited meals, drinks by the pool and onboard entertainment, however, some travelers end up trading...


Mar 08, 2018, 17:36 ET How Travelers Can Get Their Money Back if Winter Storm Quinn Wipes Out Travel Plans

The second major winter storm in less than a week is bringing significant amounts of snow and strong winds to the Northeastern United States. The...


Mar 07, 2018, 13:25 ET Why Every Parent Should Consider Travel Insurance for Their Spring Breaker

Spring Break is fast-approaching and parents may be starting to worry. While parents can't force their kids to make the right choices while abroad,...


Mar 01, 2018, 14:34 ET Travel Insurance May Not Cover These Onboard Cruise Activities, According to Squaremouth

With high onboard medical costs, cruisers look to travel insurance to protect themselves. However, they may not realize that participating in...


Feb 27, 2018, 18:15 ET Squaremouth Earns Fifth Customer Service Award in Four Years

Squaremouth has added a Silver Stevie® Award to its list of customer service accolades. This marks the fifth award Squaremouth has received in four...


Feb 21, 2018, 12:47 ET Trend Report: Travel to 'Last Chance' Destinations Spikes

Due to climate change, over-tourism and restricted entry, more travelers than ever are headed to "Last Chance" destinations. Since 2003, leading...


Feb 12, 2018, 15:23 ET Squaremouth Relaunches Tin Leg With New Underwriter and Updated Coverage

Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, has relaunched one of its top-selling providers, Tin Leg, with a new underwriter and updated...


Feb 09, 2018, 12:56 ET Fear of War and Other Concerns Travel Insurance Won't Cover During Your Trip to the Olympics in South Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea are less than 50 miles from the North Korean border. With ongoing hostilities between the...


Feb 07, 2018, 16:52 ET Travel Insurance Can Cover Winter Storm Travel Woes, says Squaremouth

Winter Storm Liam is halting flights throughout major travel hubs including Boston, New York, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia, causing many...


Feb 06, 2018, 21:01 ET Taiwan Earthquake: Squaremouth Breaks Down Travel Insurance Coverage When an Earthquake Strikes

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the coast of Taiwan, killing at least two people, injuring more, including tourists, and destroying hotels. Leading...


Feb 06, 2018, 15:27 ET The 4 Biggest Mistakes That Could Make Your Cruise Travel Insurance Worthless

A record-breaking 2017 hurricane season that damaged popular cruise destinations and an icy winter that temporarily closed some airports caused...


Jan 29, 2018, 14:35 ET Squaremouth Introduces Nationwide® as its Newest Travel Insurance Provider

Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, has added Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company as its newest travel insurance provider. The...


Jan 23, 2018, 14:57 ET Traveling During Flu Season: Squaremouth Breaks Down Travel Insurance Coverage

This year's flu season is the most widespread in more than a decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, causing concern...


Jan 17, 2018, 15:23 ET 2018 Travel Projections: Squaremouth's 4 Biggest Predictions of Traveler Behavior

Major storms, natural disasters, and terrorist attacks are increasing traveler concern. Based on data from customer purchases, leading travel...


Jan 12, 2018, 14:54 ET New Travel Rating System for Dangerous Countries May Not Immediately Impact Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

The United States Department of State replaced its travel advisory system for U.S. travelers. The new travel advisory system is a big deal for...


Jan 11, 2018, 18:48 ET What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance as Winter Storm Hunter Moves In

Plummeting temperatures, ice and blizzards are bringing dangerous conditions as Winter Storm Hunter moves east across the country. This comes just...


Jan 09, 2018, 14:41 ET Squaremouth Launches Cat 70 as its Newest Travel Insurance Provider

Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, has launched Cat 70 as its newest travel insurance provider. Cat 70 is a new provider that...


Jan 03, 2018, 20:05 ET Travel Insurance Cancellation Guide if "Bomb Cyclone" Grayson Prevents You From Traveling

Threatening pressure drops along the East Coast have Winter Storm Grayson moving north as a "bomb cyclone". With widespread travel being halted,...


Dec 21, 2017, 14:29 ET Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks St. Pete-based Squaremouth One of the Best Companies in the U.S.

Entrepreneur Magazine named St. Petersburg-based insurance software company, Squaremouth, one of the 360 Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America...


Dec 19, 2017, 13:57 ET Travel Insurance Comparison Site Squaremouth Breaks Down Traveler Behavior This Christmas

A record-breaking 107 million U.S. residents are expected to travel this Christmas, according to data from AAA Travel. Leading travel insurance...