Travel Insurance

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How To Handle Spring Break Flight Cancellations

It's a worst-case vacation scenario -- you've been waiting for hours at your airline's gate with your tropical itinerary and (increasingly cranky) kids in tow, when they make the announcement: Your flight will not be taking off as planned. Flight cancellations are often panic-inducing, especially if there are connecting flights, ground transportation and hotel reservations on the clock -- and your dollar.
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6 Questions to Ask Before Buying Travel Insurance

I made the huge-ass mistake of packing a valuable item -- Luckily, theft was covered by my travel insurance. Or so I thought. The insurance representative regretfully informed me that although stolen baggage was covered, my claim wasn't eligible. It was a baffling and maddening situation, but one that got me thinking: what other insurance loopholes are lingering out there?
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How To Deal With Travel Insurance Pain

In 2003, I broke my leg in New York. I was playing basketball, my feet got tangled with an opposing player, and bones snapped below and above my ankle. I was living in the U.S. at the time and, by many people's standards, had good health insurance through work. Yet, I found myself in the nightmarish American health-care system.