Position Statement – France Christmas Market Attack

On December 11, 2018, a gunman killed 3 people and injured more than 10 others at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France. What you need to know about your policy: As of December 11, the attack has been declared an act of terrorism, meaning Tin Leg policyholders may be covered for losses related to the attack. There may be coverage for Tin Leg Standard or Luxury customers to cancel or interrupt their trip. In order to be eligible for covered, a Standard or Luxury policy must have been purchased prior to December 11. Tin Leg Economy policyholders do not have… Read More

Position Statement – Paris Riots

Violent riots have broken out in Paris, France, injuring hundreds, blocking roadways and access to airports, and damaging popular tourist locations. The U.S. Embassy in France has warned U.S. travelers about the Paris riots and their impact around the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and other popular tourist areas. What you need to know about your policy: The Paris riots are not covered by any of Tin Leg’s travel insurance policies. All Tin Leg policies – Economy, Standard, and Luxury, list riots as a general exclusion. This plan does not cover any loss caused by or resulting from: (g) war… Read More

Position Statement – Hurricane Willa

On October 20, 2018, Hurricane Willa was named as a tropical storm. The storm has developed into a hurricane as it heads toward the Pacific coast of Mexico. What you need to know about your policy: As of October 20, 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 October 20 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… Read More

Position Statement – Hurricane Michael

On October 7, 2018, Hurricane Michael was named as a tropical storm. The storm has developed into a hurricane as it heads toward the Gulf Coast. What you need to know about your policy: As of October 7, 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 October 7 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… Read More

Position Statement – Hurricane Florence

On September 1, 2018, Hurricane Florence became a named tropical storm. The storm is strengthening into a major hurricane as it heads toward the East Coast. What you need to know about your policy: As of September 1, 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 September 1 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… Read More

Forbes Names Tin Leg the Best Travel Insurance Provider for Seniors

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. August 30, 2018 — Tin Leg Travel Insurance has been named the “Best Travel Insurance for Seniors” by Forbes for its high medical coverage, comprehensive benefits and competitive prices. “Not every travel insurance plan is the same. Some companies are better for different types of trips.” The article continues: “Tin Leg often receives high marks for senior travel insurance.” Click here to read the full article on Forbes.com. Tin Leg’s policies are designed to provide affordable coverage for a range of travelers, from seniors to families and cruisers. In addition to its favorable pricing, Tin Leg’s customer… Read More

Tin Leg Announces Partnership with New Underwriter: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

Tin Leg Travel Insurance announces its partnership with its new underwriter Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Tin Leg was created by the experts at leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, in 2014 and recently launched its new policies with updated coverage, featuring more options to allow travelers to customize their policy. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance is rated as an A++ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company. A Consistent Favorite Among Travelers Tin Leg began offering its products underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance at the beginning of 2018 By March, Tin Leg became a squaremouth.com Top Provider ranked by premium sold… Read More

Tin Leg Travel Insurance Launches Innovative Customer Account

Tin Leg Travel Insurance, founded by the industry experts at Squaremouth, has released a brand new resource for its travelers: a comprehensive customer account. Tin Leg is one of the few travel insurance providers in the market offering this type of tool which allows travelers to view and modify their policy, submit support requests, report a claim and access important information during an emergency directly from their account. Travel Insurance Details at Your Fingertips When Tin Leg customers log in to their account, they will see a summary of their coverage for upcoming trips, including active, expired and cancelled policies…. Read More

Position Statement – Greece Wildfires

On July 24, 2018, the worst wildfires to hit Greece in more than 10 years are burning in the country’s Attica region around Athens, evacuating many residents from the region. As of July 24, at least 50 people have died in the wildfires, and more than 100 others have been injured. What you need to know about your policy: As of July 24, 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 July 24 may provide coverage related… Read More

Position Statement – Toronto Greektown Shooting

On July 22, 2018, a gunman fired shots in Toronto’s popular Greektown neighborhood, killing two people and injuring 12 others. What you need to know about your policy: As of July 23, the U.S. government has not declared the shooting an act of terrorism, meaning there is currently no coverage for losses related to the attack for current Tin Leg policyholders. If the shooting is deemed a terrorist event, there may be coverage for Tin Leg Standard or Luxury customers to cancel or interrupt their trip. In order to be eligible for these benefits, a Standard or Luxury policy must… Read More