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

Position Statement – New Zealand Mosque Shootings

On March 15, 2019, at least 49 people were killed and more than 40 others were injured in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. What you need to know about your policy: As of March 15, 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, Luxury, or Adventure customers to cancel or interrupt their trip. In order to be eligible for coverage, a Standard, Luxury, or Adventure policy must have been purchased prior to March 15…. Read More

Position Statement – Boeing Airplane Crash

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed, killing 157 people onboard. It was the second crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in the past five months, leaving many travelers concerned over the safety of the jets, and causing countries and airlines to ground the planes. What you need to know about your policy: Following the crash, many aviation regulators and airlines worldwide are grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Unfortunately, there is no coverage under the Trip Cancellation benefit within any Tin Leg policies. The only available coverage for Tin Leg Adventure, Standard,… Read More

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