As a tour guide working in Morocco, our client experienced many amazing sights as she educated visitors about the local culture. But it was her own vacation to Laos that gave her a truly unbelievable–and harrowing–experience. Read her stranger-than-fiction story below.(more…) Posted on March 17, 2017 in insurance advice, Travel
Since 1996, one of the companies Insurance Services of America (ISA) proudly represents is Seven Corners (originally called Specialty Risk International). The following is an article that they have written, regarding Schengen Visas. We have many clients that require travel insurance in order to obtain the Visa. Find out more, here! (more…)Posted on December 5, 2016 in insurance advice, Travel
Most of us have at least a few travel aficionados on our holiday gift list. Finding unique, thoughtful, travel-related gifts can be difficult, but we’ve compiled some suggestions for you!
(more…)Posted on December 5, 2016 in insurance advice, Travel
Whether you’ve vowed to make 2017 the year you finally get active, or if you’ve been a lifelong sports enthusiast, we are happy to announce a new travel medical plan specifically designed for sports-related travel—even extreme sports are included in the coverage options. So go ahead, schedule your trip to Everest, then call Insurance Services of America for a free quote for the Dogtag® plan.
The Dogtag plan, named for the personalized stainless steel dog tag necklace you’ll receive when you enroll, offers four levels of coverage:
(more…)Posted on October 24, 2016 in Travel, Uncategorized
It’s hard to know you’re making the best choice sometimes. Thankfully, unlike too many past elections, we at Insurance Services of America offer you great candidates to choose from—
When it comes to group travel medical insurance, we’ve nominated only the most qualified, vetted and intelligent of options. No scandals. No flip-flopping. Just honest insurance coverage backed by the world’s oldest and largest health insurance market, Lloyd’s of London, and highly rated by AM Best and Standard and Poor’s. So who are these stellar candidates? Meet them and cast your vote for the one you like best!
(more…)Posted on April 16, 2013 in Travel
In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon Monday, traveling in and out of the city has become a bit more arduous because of the heightened level of security.
Here are a few updates on how services in Boston are being affected:
– A Massport representative told Boston.com Tuesday that Logan Airport is “open for business as usual.” Security remains heightened.
– Boston Logan Airport tweeted Tuesday that “operations continued unabated” while security inspected US Airways Flight 1716 from Philadelphia. The Associated Press reported that the flight was held after landing so authorities could check out baggage.
Read the entire article here!Posted on March 26, 2013 in Travel
10 Ways to Get Kicked Off a Flight
We’re all aware of the very reasonable Federal Aviation Administration no-nos that prohibit weapons, smoking and “interference” with airline personnel. But the airlines have their own rules, too. Some are less than obvious or a bit vague, and all are open to interpretation by and enforceable at the discretion of the crew. Let’s count the many things that might get you banned from boarding or booted from a flight before takeoff…
Read the whole article about getting banned!Posted on February 18, 2013 in Travel
With U.S. Airways and American Airlines Merging, it’s hard to tell if consumers will benefit or be taken advantage of when it comes to ticket prices. Let us know what you think will happen!Posted on February 11, 2013 in Travel
Whether you’re drawn to Haiti for its tropical beaches or are planning a trip as a relief worker, it’s important to be aware of safety concerns. Damage from a devastating January 2010 earthquake hasn’t been completely repaired, making travel difficult in some areas of the country. Educate yourself about the potential for violence and disease before you travel to Haiti to help reduce your risks.
Read then entire article here>>Posted on February 8, 2013 in Travel
Whether it’s for business, pleasure, vacation, world domination, or epic questing, at some point in our lives we all depart from the comfort of our personal “Shire” to visit another location. It might be a quick trip to the next town over for a business conference or a massive adventure halfway around the world for months at a time. No matter what kind of trip it is, one thing is certain:
Our normal routines get completely thrown out the window when traveling. Especially our workout routines. This article includes ways to exercise while traveling.
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