Insurance: Don’t Leave Home Without It!


There’s nothing like fine print and legal language to put a dampener on a spontaneous adventure, but many argue that if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel. They have a point, even though finding the best policy isn’t always easy. Travel insurance exists to protect a traveller’s investment in their journey and ensure they don’t lose out, and get medical help, if things go wrong. Continue reading “Insurance: Don’t Leave Home Without It!”

Travelling With Pets In A Car!

Travelling with Pets in a Car

Whether you’re a cat or a dog person, you can agree: our beloved pets are like family members. So, when a new adventure has you moving across the country, of course you’re going to want to take your little buddies along.

This is easier said than done, however. Whether by car or by plane, a long trip is a scary and stressful thing for pets to go through. Continue reading “Travelling With Pets In A Car!”

Fighting Cubicle Nation: Why You Have More Time to Travel Than You Think!


Having the time to travel nomadic matt Time. There just never seems to be enough of it. I mean, it’s already October. Didn’t we just celebrate the start of 2012? I feel like I was just ringing in the new year in Thailand weeks ago! Time moves too fast (and every year it seems to just move faster)! Continue reading “Fighting Cubicle Nation: Why You Have More Time to Travel Than You Think!”

Saving Money on Your Travel Insurance


Tips for Saving Money on your Travel Insurance. With all the recent noise about ‘can you afford travel insurance’ and ‘should you buy travel insurance’, we thought it was time to address the topic from a different angle – saving money on your travel insurance purchase. Continue reading “Saving Money on Your Travel Insurance”

Can You Afford to Buy Travel Insurance?


Can You Afford to Buy Travel Insurance?There’s a saying that goes something like this; “if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel,” but we think that oversimplifies the issue. After all, not every trip needs coverage and not every traveler needs travel insurance. Continue reading “Can You Afford to Buy Travel Insurance?”

Travel Insurance Tips for Extended Business Trips – Part 2


Long gone are the days of the free-spending business traveler with a fat business account and little spending oversight. The receipts that apply to the business portion of your trip – hotel stays, meals, transportation are usually paid for your company but you’ll want to keep those carefully separate from those that apply to the pleasure portion of your trip.

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Real Tips for Insuring Green Travel!


Tips for Insuring Green Travel. The term green travel conjures many different images for travelers – sleeping in a hammock slung between two trees at a public beach, for example. For most travelers, however there are various shades of green travel that involve a range of actions that are far easier to implement. Continue reading “Real Tips for Insuring Green Travel!”

4 Steps to Verify You Have the Right Travel Insurance!


One of the biggest complaints travelers have about travel insurance is that it doesn’t pay out when they expect it to. In nearly all of the cases we’ve seen over the years it comes down to the traveler not understanding what their plan covers and, more importantly, what it doesn’t. Continue reading “4 Steps to Verify You Have the Right Travel Insurance!”