News and Updates

News, advice and updates relating to insurance, health and international travel. We strive to keep both our customers and our insurance partners up to date with changes in travel and international health plans. If you have suggestions for posts or breaking news, please let us know – we are happy to share good news or report on issues.

Advice for Being Prepared in Case of a Terrorist Attack While the allure of international travel is greater than ever, it is not as safe as it was once. The world has changed. Terrorism needs to be a consideration when planning your next trip abroad. The U.S. Department of State issued a Worldwide Caution to LEARN MORE

457 Visa Insurance for Temporary Relocation to Australia For those who want to move to Australia temporarily, a popular option is the Temporary Work (Subclass 457) visa. This visa allows skilled workers to enter the country for up to four years for full-time work. It also allows for the skilled worker to bring their family LEARN MORE

The U.S.  State Department alerts travelers to the South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season, which begins November 1, 2016, and ends April 30, 2017. This South Pacific Travel Alert will expire on April 30, 2017. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that people living or traveling in regions prone to tropical storms and tropical cyclones be LEARN MORE

Medical Evacuation for your Next Trip Abroad Frequent international travelers know the significance of making sure they are insured against trip delays and cancelation as well as lost luggage. They know that investing in a quality travel insurance plan means they will be financially compensated and fully assisted should something go wrong. They also understand that LEARN MORE

Fall Travel Advisories

By Liisa Vexler

Fall Travel 2016 – Advisories and Alerts Across the globe there are countless fascinating destinations to visit, especially in the fall. Adventure awaits with many exciting things to see, do and experience. In some areas, however, the excitement is a little less desirable, even making it unsafe for international travelers. Contributing issues could include civil LEARN MORE