In recent years, market instability has made headlines and created financial uncertainty even among the largest companies. So the question arises, how do you know which plans are more financially stable than others? Dating back to the early 1900s, independent rating agencies were established to evaluate the worthiness of financial instruments of railroad companies. Over […]
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Starting May 1st 2010, the Cuban Government will make it a mandatory requirement for all international travelers to purchase and show proof of international travel insurance when entering their country. Details are still a little sketchy about what will be required in terms of coverage levels, however the information we have at the moment is […]
It is that time of the year where the weather is warming up and vacation time is just around the corner. Traveling to Mexico may be next on the list of destinations – you’ll be lying on the beaches after visiting the ancient Mayan ruins. In preparation for your trip, you will want to consider […]
In 1996, the Health and Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in the United States instituting a new standard of industry practices. For a US traveler, this can be of great importance especially after returning back to the US with an international policy. With the Affordable Care Act currently in place, it is […]
An important question to ask before purchasing your international insurance plan is, “what is the procedure if I want to use my plan?” Whether you are looking for a travel or international health insurance, you’ll want to know how much you will pay out-of-pocket before the plan covers you and also how claims are paid. […]
When traveling abroad, it is important to decide what type of insurance coverage will best suit your needs – a health or travel insurance policy? To help with your decision, here are some helpful tips to determine which option is best for you. International Health insurance Plans for Expatriates The first place to start is: […]
With all the excitement of traveling abroad, one problem facing travelers is the inability to find a international insurance plan that will cover pre-existing conditions. What is a pre-existing condition? See: Glossary of International Health insurance Terms A pre-existing condition is a medical condition occurring at the time or prior to the start of your […]
Travel Insurance for Visitors to France Are you planning to travel to France? If so, your visa may require that you provide proof of insurance. If you plan to travel to France under a short-term tourist or business visa, the Schengen visa requires you to present a letter from your insurance company indicating that you […]
Global Health Insurance for Expats in Ecuador Topping the list at number 1, Ecuador is an increasingly popular international retirement destination according to International Living. Ecuador’s unit of currency is the US dollar, which has a purchasing power parity of $.66 according to the United Nations. In other words, what would cost a dollar in […]
Malta, a country right off the coast of Sicily, has become a popular retirement destination because of its warm climate, English-speaking locals, and favorable tax incentives. Although seemingly secluded, this island has become one of the top international destinations in the world with a net migration of 2.02 for a population of 1,000 according to […]