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.” 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 service team has been recognized internationally for their efforts… 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

How to Use Your Customer Portal

Your Tin Leg Customer Portal allows you to easily manage your Tin Leg policies purchased anywhere online. From within your portal, you can view policy information, modify or cancel a policy, report a claim, resend documentation, and submit customer service support requests. You can log in or sign up for an account from the Tin Leg homepage or from your confirmation email. Policies purchased using the email address associated with your account will automatically be added to your account. Otherwise, they can manually be added. How to add a policy to your account: At the bottom of the “My Policies”… Read More

Position Statement – Hawaii Mount Kilauea Eruption

On May 3, 2018, Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea erupted, forcing thousands to evacuate. More than 250 earthquakes have also hit the Big Island, including one with a magnitude 6.9. What you need to know about your policy: As of May 3, the volcanic eruption is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Coverage related to the volcano is not available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Tin Leg policies purchased on or prior to May 3 may provide coverage related to the event, including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Trip Delay benefits. Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage for Natural… Read More

Position Statement – Toronto Van Attack

On April 23, 2018, a man drove a van into a group of people in Toronto, Canada, killing 10 people and injuring at least 15 others. What you need to know about your policy: As of April 24, the U.S. government has not declared the incident an act of terrorism, meaning there is currently no coverage for losses related to the attack for current Tin Leg policyholders. If the attack is named 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,… Read More

Position Statement – Winter Storm Quinn

On February 28, 2018, Winter Storm Quinn became a named storm. What you need to know about your policy: On February 28, 2018, Winter Storm Quinn was named. Coverage related to the winter storm is no longer available for Tin Leg policies purchased after this date. Tin Leg policies purchased prior to February 28 may provide coverage related to the event, including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, and Travel Delay benefits. Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage for Hurricane and Weather: In order for an event to be covered under Tin Leg policies, the event must occur after the policy has… Read More