Archive for 'Travel Insurance'

Travel insurance: to buy or not to buy? A case study

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by .


As most of you know, I went on trekking trip to Israel last month. Long before I boarded my flight, I got an email from the organizers of the trek telling me that I am required to buy travel insurance for this trip. ‘Really?’, I thought, ‘is it really necessary for a 4-week trip?’. I […]

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Why you should always invest in travel insurance

Posted on 19. Aug, 2014 by .


A few years ago, my cousin spent a year in the U.S., working as an au pair (live-in nanny), a popular thing to do for graduates in Germany. Another popular thing while doing this? Using your vacation time to travel the United States, of course! Some people road trip cross-country, others just hit up the […]

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Globetrottergirls’ quick guide to travel insurance

Posted on 09. Jun, 2011 by .


Using what we know about the realities of long-term travel, we are doing massive amounts of research for the best travel insurance packages. There are hundreds of providers out there, so we have put together a checklist of questions to help you choose the right travel insurance. And we’d like to hear your thoughts too!

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