There may be many good reasons to avoid a country that has been designated high-risk by your own government. In some cases, however, certain areas of a "high-risk" country may be perfectly safe. Mali, for example, has been in the red zone for the past couple of years, despite the fact that there have not [...]
Travel Insurance Advice
Below, you will find articles that will help you choose travel insurance for your trip. You will also find stories that relate to filing claims and other relevant topics, such as evacuation insurance.
In general, we strongly recommend World Nomads, because they provide comprehensive medical coverage that can be used anywhere in the world. It helps that their customer service is excellent and they have an easy-to-use online interface. You can read our full review of them here.
When it comes to travel insurance, most people know they should have it, but they might be unfamiliar with what the process is like when it comes to using it. We've mentioned that our recommended travel insurance is World Nomads. In this post, we will show you what it's like to file a claim with [...]
Medical evacuation is a term occasionally attached to certain brands of travel insurance. It conjures up images of helicopter rescues in remote areas, emergencies that are serious and time sensitive. Are these services real? Yes, they are real, and depending on the company, they can provide a serious level of care and attention. Here is [...]
Before selecting travel insurance for my last trip to West Africa, I did online research and I polled friends who traveled frequently. In my quest to find the best travel insurance, World Nomads was repeatedly suggested. After doing some additional research, I saw that they were also recommended by many travel companies, including Lonely Planet. [...]