Tin Leg Coverage Statement for Covid-19

Since early 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the travel industry, leading to worldwide travel restrictions, border closures, and new travel insurance requirements. We understand the Covid-19 pandemic has led to more concerns for travelers than ever before. However, travel insurance benefits may still be available for travelers who contract the virus or are quarantined before or during their trip. For other Covid-related concerns, such as border closures or travel restrictions, the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade may be available. For Tin Leg Economy, Standard, Luxury, Adventure, USA Only, Basic, and Platinum policies: Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage… Read More

Tin Leg Featured by Forbes for Superior Pandemic Travel Insurance

Tin Leg’s Gold Plan earned a “superior” ranking from Forbes for its coverage related to Covid-19. Tin Leg Gold ranks the highest among Tin Leg’s plans, receiving 5/5 stars from Forbes. Forbes credits Tin Leg Gold’s high medical limit, $500,000 per traveler, for the superior ranking, as well as the plan’s Primary medical benefit. Tin Leg Gold was built for travelers who are looking for comprehensive cancellation benefits, offering coverage for the most common traveler concerns, including cancellation for medical reasons, inclement weather, and terrorism. The policy also includes the option to purchase the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade. In… Read More

Tin Leg Launches Two New Policies with Optimal Coverage for Travelers of All Ages

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. May 28, 2021 — Covid-19 has changed nearly everything about the travel industry. More than one year into the pandemic, younger travelers are showing more interest in travel insurance than ever before. With this shift in who is buying travel insurance, Tin Leg Travel Insurance has launched two new travel insurance policies that provide optimal coverage for travelers in all demographics at an affordable price. The new policies – Basic and Platinum – provide comprehensive coverage for the most important traveler concerns. Both policies are underwritten by Spinnaker Insurance Company. “We know how important it is for… Read More

Travel Insurance Coverage for Costa Rica Included in New Tin Leg Product

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. May 6, 2021 — Costa Rica has remained open for tourists throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and has become one of the most popular destinations. However, amid the pandemic, the government of Costa Rica has mandated that tourists have travel insurance for Covid-19 for the duration of their trips. In order for a traveler to gain entry into the country, they must have a travel insurance policy that meets the following requirements: The policy must be effective for the entire duration of their stay in Costa Rica The policy must include at least $50,000 in Emergency Medical coverage… Read More

A Letter from Tin Leg to Our Customers Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

We understand your travel plans may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent European travel ban. We also know you have questions about how your travel insurance policy may be applied. We are closely monitoring the situation, and are in constant communication with all authorities, and are updating our customer service department to ensure they are aware of our policy coverage and limitations that apply as this scenario evolves. We are working to answer customer calls and reply to customer emails as quickly as possible to assist travelers with upcoming trips. Let us call you If you would… Read More

Position Statement – Puerto Rico Earthquake

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake and multiple other strong tremors hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning, January 7, 2020, causing power outages and damage to homes and buildings along the island’s southern coast. Puerto Rico has experienced a series of earthquakes since December 28, 2019, all appearing to be foreshocks of the 6.4 magnitude quake on Tuesday. More earthquakes are expected to follow. What you need to know about your policy: As of January 7, 2020, the earthquake is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the earthquake is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date…. Read More

Position Statement – New Zealand Volcano Eruption

On December 9, 2019, a volcano on New Zealand’s White Island erupted, killing at least 16 people and hospitalizing more than 30. Additional eruptions at the site of the volcano are likely in the future. What you need to know about your policy: As of December 9, 2019, the eruption is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the eruption is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Any future eruptions will be considered part of the original eruption until it settles and is declared safe. Tin Leg policies purchased prior to December 9 may… Read More

Position Statement – Venice Flooding

On November 12, 2019, heavy rainfall in Northern Italy brought flooding to the famous tourist destination of Venice. On November 12, the high waters in Venice reached 6 feet above sea level, the worst flooding in the city in more than 50 years. What you need to know about your policy: As of November 12, 2019, the floods are no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the floods is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Tin Leg policies purchased prior to November 12 may provide coverage related to the flooding, including Trip Cancellation, Trip… Read More

Position Statement – Australia Wildfires

Record heat in Australia has caused wildfires to break out across the country over the past few months, burning millions of acres, hundreds of homes, and killing multiple people. What you need to know about your policy: As of October 1, 2019, the wildfires are no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the fires is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Tin Leg policies purchased prior to October 1, 2019 provide coverage related to the fires, including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Trip Delay benefits, however the coverage varies. Each claim will be handled… Read More

Position Statement – Hurricane Dorian

On August 24, 2019, Hurricane Dorian was named as a tropical storm. The storm has developed into a hurricane as it heads through the Caribbean. What you need to know about your policy: As of August 24, the storm is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the storm is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Tin Leg policies purchased on or prior to August 24 may provide coverage related to the event, including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Trip Delay benefits.  Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage for Hurricanes: In order for an… Read More