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To find the best travel insurance plan for your trip, you want to know which plans worked well for other customers. All of our travel insurance reviews were submitted by customers who purchased a plan on our site. These reviews cover the spectrum including travel health insurance, cruise insurance, comprehensive travel insurance and last minute travel insurance.

InsureMyTrip evaluates all of the reviews posted on the site. "Anytime Advocates" - a team of licensed, uncommissioned travel insurance representatives - are available to assist any customer who may need help facilitating a claim or answering questions about a purchased plan before, during or after their trip.

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AIG Travel Travel Guard Silver
The claim was for Trip cancellation due to illness.

The good part is that they spotted an inconsistency in the Doctor's Report and, instead of just denying the claim, they sent a clarification email with a form for the doctor to fill out. Once this form was returned to them, they paid promptly and fairly. So they actually care about their customers.

The bad part is that it took them 10 weeks just to look at the claim after I filed it. And most of that was before the Pandemic.

So expect to be treated fairly, but don't expect fast service.
Michael C. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Travelex Travel Basic
The check still did not come in.
Simeon R. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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    We appreciate you providing your feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post on Insure My Trip.

    We have contacted the Claim Administrator, on your behalf, and have been advised that the check for reimbursement was mailed on April 7, 2020.

    Thank you again, and we look forward to insuring all your future trips."
    May 13,2020
Tokio Marine HCC Medical Insurance Atlas America
My dad got a seizure and was interned in the ER of a major hospital in Houston. The final bill came to over $70K, and this insurance didn’t pay a penny.
Gonzalo L. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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Travelex Travel Select
Update: After waiting for nearly two months I was contacted by email saying they've now processed our claims and the checks are in the mail.They are covering the portions of the trip that we insured and reasonable coverage was provided; however, the customer service was non existent and super slow to respond. ***Submitted a claim for Coronavirus ( Cancel for any reason). No response, never contacted by an adjuster. Can’t reach anyone in claims. I’m sure they’re swamped with claims but it’s been almost a week with zero contact. I wouldn’t purchase this policy or work with TravelEx in the future. Poor customer service.
Suzanne D. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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  • Erin
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    We appreciate you providing your feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us on InsureMyTrip.

    We have contacted the Claim administrator, on your behalf, and have been advised that your claim payment was processed in full today, May 6, 2020.

    Please keep in mind, that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our Claim Administrator is experiencing an increased volume of claims. If you have any questions about your claim payment, please contact our Claims Department at 855.205.6054 option 2, Monday - Friday: 7:00 am-7:00pm CT or via email at travelex.claims@bhspecialty.com.

    We appreciate your patience and understanding."
    May 13,2020
The trip included a
cruise
C&F Travel Insured International Worldwide Trip Protector Lite
My claim experience with this company has been one of the worst experiences ever. To make a long story short, after receiving a partial check for my claim, I tried to invoke the appeals procedure as contained in the policy. I called, emailed, and wrote numerous times. I was completely ignored. I never received a reply to any request. I wrote requesting a formal appeal and never received a reply. I contacted insuremytrip,com and they were of no help. I would not recommend using this company.
Dennis G. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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    Thank you for your feedback.

    Please see the response from C&F Travel Insured:
    "We thank you for your feedback and apologize for the frustrations you’ve experienced during your experience with our company. Call volumes hare very high at this time, but our relationship with our customers is very important to us. If you’d like to discuss your situation further please contact us at customercare@travelinsured.com. We appreciate your patience."
    Sep 11,2020
International Medical Group iTravelInsured SE
Summary: Avoid. IMG refuses to cover what their policy says is covered.

Detail: I purchased IMG travel insurance for our March trip to New Zealand. The New Zealand government imposed a 2-week mandatory quarantine for all travelers coming in due to COVID-19 four days before our trip, so instead of touring the country in a camper we’d have to book brick and mortar accommodation (additional costs) and stay there for 2 weeks. We canceled the trip as a direct result of the New Zealand government imposed quarantine. We lost money on our camper rental (the rental company refunded only 25% of the costs), and local airline travel within New Zealand. Point 3 of the IMG policy Trip Cancellation section we purchased states the policy covers “Insured or Traveling Companion being hijacked, quarantined”.

I called IMG’s customer service. They told me there was no point in submitting a claim as it will be rejected, because my quarantine was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Their policy mentions no quarantine exclusion due to a pandemic or any other reason. If IMG want to exclude quarantine due to specific reasons – e.g. a pandemic – their policy description should state so. It doesn’t, yet IMG acts as if it did.

I’d give zero stars if I could.
Rene S. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Note: This review is for a plan that is no longer available.
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    Thank you for your feedback.

    Please see the response from iTravelInsured:

    "It’s IMG’s mission to be there for our members, which means listening to your feedback and making improvements to better serve you. We are sorry IMG did not meet your expectations; help us improve by sharing additional feedback. Please email us at RatingsandReviews@imglobal.com to start the conversation. "
    Oct 13,2020
The trip included a
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tour
C&F Travel Insured International Worldwide Trip Protector
I purchased travel insurance for a plane ticket. When the program was canceled and my daughter had to return home, we had to purchase another flight home. After waiting 9 weeks for the claim to be processed, we were denied, saying that it was not a "covered reason". Why did I buy insurance if the trip cancellation has so many loopholes that it won't pay? I will NEVER buy insurance from you again and I travel quite a bit. Furthermore, I will review you negatively on every site I can find....and tell everyone I know NOT to use you.
Roger T. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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    Thank you for your feedback on the policy. We are sorry that you were dissatisfied with your claim experience.

    We do want you and your fellow customers to be aware that InsureMyTrip offers a Customer Advocate Program. Customer Advocates are representatives assigned to assist customers who experience issues after filing a claim. Requesting a Customer Advocate is as simple as calling 877-612-3827 or emailing customercare@insuremytrip.com, explaining the events which resulted in a claim, and the challenges you are facing.
    Sep 08,2020
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    Please see the response from C&F Travel Insured:
    "We thank you for your feedback and apologize for the frustrations you’ve had during your experience with our company. Our relationship with our customers is very important to us. If you’d like to discuss your situation further please contact us at customercare@travelinsured.com . "
    Sep 10,2020
The trip included a
cruise
C&F Travel Insured International Worldwide Trip Protector
Revised review: I don't judge an organization on whether or not a mistake is made, I judge it on how it responds to its own mistake. My experience was that this company would not "make right" its own mistake (after weeks of phone calls) until I wrote an appeal and until InsureMyTrip got involved to advocate for me. Then finally I got the money expected. Details ...

I bought this policy with an optional upgrade. After Lufthansa damaged a piece of our Rimowa luggage I called TI International to verify the benefits available to me under my plan and was told over the phone that our coverage for one piece of luggage would be up to $500. So I went through the process of filing a claim with Lufthansa and getting a repair estimate with Rimowa. I accepted Lufthansa's offer of $150 because I knew that I had $500 of coverage with this trip insurance. So when Rimowa told me it would cost about $680 to replace the luggage (our's was not fixable) I didn't worry.

After filing the claim with TI International, I find out that they would only send a check for $250. I called them, certain this was an error, but apparently our plan only covered $250 for a piece of luggage. I take good notes and pointed out that their own representative verified we were covered for $500, and was told management will review the audio of the phone call. Management did review the phone call and did admit that indeed their representative told me the bag was covered for $500, but since I didn't purchase the policy based on false information they would only be paying me $250. They gave an example of if I had lost luggage and called to find out what our coverage was to buy clothes, etc. on our trip and was given the wrong coverage number and then spent money based on that incorrect number, they'd cover that. After telling them that indeed I did base a financial decision based on the wrong coverage number, i.e. I accepted Lufthansa's $150 offer because I knew I had $500 coming to replace the bag, their response was I could go back to Lufthansa and try to get more!!! I do not see how this is different from the example they provided of someone spending more on clothes because they were told an incorrect coverage amount over the phone.

After many phone calls they admitted several times that their representative gave me the wrong coverage information and said they made sure to correct her for future interactions. They apologized. But they would not financially stand behind their clear and verified mistake and sent me just $250. They even suggested I should have known what the coverage was by reading their long form coverage document, but I pointed out that their own employee who works with this all day did not know what the coverage amount was!

I wrote an appeal to TI International, wrote my original review here, and InsureMyTrip got involved to advocate for me (appreciated). Then TI International left me a voicemail apologizing and sent me a check for the other $250.
Anne C. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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    Thank you for your feedback on the policy. We are sorry that you were dissatisfied with your claim experience, but we are glad to hear InsureMyTrip's advocate program was able to assist.

    Sep 08,2020
The trip included a
cruise
Generali Global Assistance Preferred
File a claim when cruise cancelled, no response for over a month. Emailed and quickly told not covered due to virus not being a covered reason. I think they could be a little more understanding in this time.
Richard E. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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    Thank you for your feedback. Generali Global Assistance has issued the following response:

    "We're sorry to hear about the circumstances surrounding your experience, and for not meeting your expectations. Our goal is to provide a smooth and seamless experience for all of our customers, however, the claims process can take some time, as our regulatory laws require a number of reviews and required documentation. Under normal circumstance, the process can take up to 30 days, however, this timeline may be extended due to the current volume we are experiencing. As stated in our policy documents, our plans only reimburse for non-refundable, pre-paid trip costs if you need to cancel your trip for a covered reason. It is important that you review your Description of Coverage, which are available before and after your purchase. We take the claims process very seriously and want our customers to make informed choices when purchasing travel insurance."
    May 29,2020
AXA Assistance USA Platinum
We had to cancel our trip after being diagnosed with Influenza in March 2020. I was concerned that our claim would be seriously delayed due to the number of COVID-19 claims, but was pleased to receive a check in the mail for the full amount within three weeks of submitting our claim. Just purchased a policy from the same company for our rescheduled trip in October.
Ryan A. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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