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Dec 11, 2019, 17:19 ET 3 Reasons Why New Zealand Volcano Won't Trigger Travel Insurance Benefits, Says Squaremouth

New Zealand's White Island volcano unexpectedly erupted on Monday, December 9, with more eruptions likely. The isolated location of the volcano means ...


Dec 03, 2019, 19:56 ET 3 Things You Didn't Know Travel Insurance Can Cover This Winter Storm Season

The first major winter storm of the season continues to strike the Northeast on the heels of Thanksgiving travel week. More than 50 million people...


Nov 22, 2019, 18:50 ET Travel Insurance for When the Unthinkable Happens

Over the past two weeks, over 80% of Venice has seen record-breaking floods, and 2.5 million acres in Australia are ablaze. Amid these catastrophic...


Nov 20, 2019, 14:00 ET 3 Surprising Thanksgiving Travel Trends Revealed by Squaremouth

This Thanksgiving travel season is predicted to be the busiest in 14 years, according to AAA Travel, with over 55 million U.S. travelers. Travel...


Nov 14, 2019, 12:37 ET Following Category 5 Hurricanes, Squaremouth Reports Increase in Travel to Caribbean Islands

Each year, travel insurance company, Squaremouth, insures thousands of travelers as they head to the Caribbean. While more travelers than ever are...


Nov 07, 2019, 16:41 ET 2019's Fastest-Growing Travel Destinations, Revealed by Squaremouth

Egypt is once again the fastest-growing international destination for U.S. travelers, but reports show new destinations are on the rise, according to ...


Oct 31, 2019, 19:02 ET The Top 5 Mistakes Travelers Make When Filing a Travel Insurance Claim

Travel insurance can offer peace of mind if trip plans go awry, but when the time comes to file a claim, don't make these mistakes that could result...


Oct 28, 2019, 14:10 ET 4 Things All Travelers Should Do Before Boarding a Flight, Revealed by Squaremouth

More than 2 million travelers take to the sky each day, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, putting airline travel at an all time high...


Oct 17, 2019, 14:03 ET Insure This, Not That: 3 Things You Shouldn't Quote in Your Travel Insurance

Insuring a trip can save travelers from financial loss when the unexpected happens, but many travelers overspend on their travel insurance under the...


Oct 11, 2019, 13:22 ET The Traveler's Guide to Lost Luggage and Travel Insurance

Losing baggage on a trip can be a nightmare, forcing travelers to spend their hard-earned trip money replacing personal items. Fortunately, travel...


Oct 03, 2019, 14:17 ET 3 Things You Must Know Before Buying Travel Insurance During Hurricane Season

A recent swell of record-breaking storm activity this hurricane season has many travelers anxious about their upcoming fall getaways. With two months ...


Sep 24, 2019, 11:37 ET How Much Travel Insurance Should Really Cost, Revealed by Squaremouth

Travel insurance is meant to protect travelers from financial distress, not cause it. So how much should a travel insurance policy cost? Travel...


Sep 12, 2019, 16:31 ET Travelers From These 5 States Spend the Most to Protect Their Trips

While residents from all 50 states are spending more to protect their trips this year, travelers from 5 states are responsible for nearly half of all ...


Sep 03, 2019, 19:03 ET The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian: What Travelers Need to Know about Travel Insurance Coverage

Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a deadly Category 5 storm, causing severe flooding and destruction on the northern ...


Aug 27, 2019, 14:14 ET What to Know About Travel Insurance if Tropical Storm Dorian Halts Your Labor Day Weekend Travel Plans

Over the next 48 hours, Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to make landfall in Puerto Rico - potentially as a category 1 hurricane - bringing severe...


Aug 21, 2019, 14:34 ET Study Says More Than Half of Americans Aren't Using Their Vacation Days - Here's Why Travel Insurance is Important

Last year, more than half of U.S. residents did not use all of their vacation days, equating to 768 million unused days, according to research from...


Aug 14, 2019, 18:12 ET Financial Growth and Culture Place Squaremouth in Top 8% of US Companies

St. Petersburg-based company, Squaremouth, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America for the 7th year in a row....


Aug 08, 2019, 13:40 ET This Travel Insurance Hack is Guaranteed to Lower Your Premium

Many travelers look to travel insurance to protect the money they've invested in their vacation. Savvy travelers know the best way to find the least...


Jul 31, 2019, 11:54 ET More Americans are Visiting Europe: 2019 Traveler Trends Revealed

More Americans are choosing to spend their vacation days across the pond this year, with interest in European destinations spiking 29% over last...


Jul 17, 2019, 13:45 ET Summer Travel Trends: Travel Insurance Coverage for Vacation Rentals

Over 60% of travelers are opting for Airbnb rentals over comparable hotels for their trips this summer, according to Clever Real Estate. As vacation...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:15 ET Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance for Tropical Storm Barry

Within the next 48 hours, Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall as a category 1 hurricane, threatening northern Gulf Coast residents and...


Jul 01, 2019, 16:01 ET Travel Insurance Coverage for Independence Day Travel, Explained by Squaremouth

More than 49 million Americans are expected to travel over the Fourth of July holiday, the most ever recorded, according to AAA. As Americans prepare ...


Jun 27, 2019, 12:54 ET 4 Surprising Things Travel Insurance Covers

Most travelers know travel insurance can cover them for common travel mishaps, such as a medical emergency, travel delay, or lost baggage. However,...


Jun 19, 2019, 14:35 ET 2019 Travel Trends: Squaremouth Reveals Changes in Millennial Travel Behavior

More Millennials than ever are choosing to protect their trip investments by purchasing travel insurance this year. Based on customer data, travel...


Jun 13, 2019, 13:58 ET Travel Insurance Claims for Delays Are Surging: 4 Things Travelers Need to Know

Travel insurance claims for travel delays are at an all-time high, increasing by 92% over last year, according to Squaremouth data. This summer, if...