Eye on Travel Insurance

Ed Kirk of the newsletter TravLtips warns, “Freighter travelers, take note: the rerouting of a freighter is not a covered event” (of a travel insurance policy).
How did the travel industry respond to the terrorist attack and how did this affect travel insurance coverage for this period and for subsequent travel?
How to evaluate a trip for safety issues. (See June 2003 article for information on “Cancel anytime, for any reason.)
More information on age-related costs and conditions for senior travelers.
A discussion of new, age-related limits for over-age-75 travelers.
A discussion of the preexisting-condition clause. These are perhaps the most important segments of a travel insurance policy, especially for senior travelers, as seniors are reasonably likely to have some medical “condition.”
A discussion of the details of overseas medical evacuations, how to be sure that you have coverage, who provides it and what to do if you happen to need those services.