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  1. M

    Travel2Be/TravelGenio

    I've been trying to get a refund from Travel2Be since February of this year. I purchased a ticket in Sept. 2019 with cancellation protection. I learned I was pregnant in Dec. 2019. My doctor told me in Jan. 2020 that I cannot travel due to some complications. I requested with Travel2Be to cancel...
  2. L

    Travel ins asking for medical records

    My sister purchased travel ins for a round trip flight. Her son had a bad accident the day before she was to leave which required hospitalization and two surgeries. In order to get a refund for her flight , one of the things she was required to provide was a release from her son for his medical...
  3. A

    Need help filing an appeal for denied health (travel) insurance claim

    I immigrated to the US and had taken travelers insurance (which did not cover pre-existing conditions) and it expired by the end of the month. While I applied for local health insurance, it was taking time to come through. So I took a new travelers insurance within a week with the same company...
  4. H

    Enterprise Vehicle Accident

    I was involved in an accident with an Enterprise vehicle but I wasn't at fault. The Enterprise driver was. I called Enterprise and they are not very helpful. They keep telling me to call the Damage Recovery Unit and they told me to call the branch where the vehicle was rented at. The branch...
  5. G

    Is there travel insurance to cover cruise booked with timeshare?

    My question concerns options for Travel Insurance for a cruise booked through Diamond International. We booked a Baltic / Scandinavian cruise with airfare booked for next June. Since I used points to book this, I'd like to know what travel insurance company might cover such a trip for this like...
  6. andreabellucci

    Forced to buy optional and un-needed insurance, making it mandatory

    Hello anyone, I'd love to share my experience with you all, and I hope to get help here Today I picked my budget car up (booked on rentalcars.com; paid at Budget counter), but after a while the operator has started to push me a lot to add something like an insurance for my vehicle. She made me...
  7. M

    Government declares halt to visas. No visa, no entry, no reimbursement

    I bought a ticket for our son to fly to Turkey to visit family on Oct 6, 2017. I used Expedia and booked him to fly American Airlines/British Airways. I purchased the travel insurance plan. I was told that to get an e-visa, you can get it up to 2 weeks before departure date which was Dec 16th...
  8. A

    Visa FlexPerks Rewards Travel - Insurance, Fees, etc.

    Hi, I am sorry if this has been asked dozens of times. (I did find this thread: http://forum.elliott.org/threads/is-there-a-way-to-insure-points-used-to-purchase-an-airline-ticket.4496/#post-50677). Based on reading this thread my understanding is: It is technically not possible to "insure"...
  9. L

    ACE threatened collection action plus additional 30% and lien

    I incurred a hail storm and the rental car was damaged. They requested more than $14,000 for the claim; my visa card offered to pay $8,926.03 for the repair but not the administration fee, diminished value (about $3000), and other fees. ACE agent asked me to sign the credit card authorization...
  10. reiflame

    Insurance Question

    Hi guys, I have a weird question that none of the documentation online can seem to help me with. I have an upcoming, last minute trip to go visit my grandmother in the hospital. Things are very touch and go, so the chances of me needing to cancel/reschedule are higher than normal. The fully...
  11. L

    Coverage for Less than full amount

    Hi, I booked a trip to Europe via a travel agent. Cost at the time of booking was $17K, which was for non refundable airfare, hotels and train tickets. I purchased insurance through a reputable carrier for the entire amount. Subsequent to that, I purchased additional train tickets via the same...
  12. T

    Sixt Car Rental in Iceland--help please!

    I rented a car with Sixt for 5 days in March of 2017. Red Chevy Cruise with winter tires, got gravel insurance at a great rate. I chose to pick up the car from Reykjavik instead of the airport and save myself a few days of rental fare--we planned on staying in the city and would not have a need...
  13. D

    Credit Card Trip Insurance Benefit

    One of the benefits provided by my Chase Visa Freedom credit card is trip cancellation/interruption insurance coverage. Do you know whether this coverage offered by credit card companies is comparable to the insurance sold through tour operators and private companies? According to the credit...
  14. M

    Fox rent a car

    My god-son reserved a Fox rent a car through Orbitz, went to the airport counter, they ran his credit card and charged him for optional liability insurance, I complained, we called, they said if I put a $2,500 deposit he didn't have to have the insurance, I put up the deposit and we both tried...
  15. Allen Feiglin

    Never Claimable Insurance Policy Scam?

    On a recent trip to Australia disaster came in threes. The smallest was my new suitcase getting ripped, that I may yet be able to claim. The second was an issue with Avis Car Rental that just got resolved after 4 months with the help of this forum, and the third is ongoing. Before I left the US...
  16. E

    Will travel insurance cover a state of emergency?

    Hi, I recently rented a beach house through vrbo for September 3-6 2016, but on the morning of September 3, 2016, Governor Christie declared a state of emergency in the county in which the house is located (because of the threat of severe weather conditions and flooding from hurricane/tropical...
  17. Dan P

    Act of God

    Your advice please: My wife rented an Enterprise car in AVL. The car was in her possession when a violent storm hit. This "Act of God" cracked the windshield while the car was parked in a parking lot at Grandfather Mountain, NC. She is being charged for something she didn't do. Is this...
  18. T

    What is customary and reasonable for non-network coverage?

    At my current company, the PPO plan is administered by Blue Shield of California. We choose PPO so that we can choose our own doctors. It's never been a problem getting a reasonable reimbursement with past insurers until now. We have a therapist we have seen for years, across many providers. In...
  19. K

    Rental car company "forced" supplemental insurance

    After a long flight delay, my mom ended up at the Signature Car Rental (Orlando Airport) at 2 am. The agent refused to allow her to take the car until she agreed to pay an extra $19/day collision damage waiver. She attempted to decline the insurance and showed her AAA auto insurance card, and...
  20. drryanjames

    Senior ExPats & Travel Insurance

    We are a couple of US Americans who have been living in Hungary for the last 14 years. We will be leaving for a four and half month vacation at the end of October. We would like to get some comprehensive travel insurance as we have a multitude of flights in our itinerary. I have searched far...