Expands Coverage, Passing Savings Down

Online comparison site, which enables consumers to purchase travel insurance direct from leading carriers and save up to 40% or more, today announced that the Cincinnati-based American Modern Insurance Group has joined its team of nationally known travel insurance underwriters. American Modern currently offers three Compass Series policies available only through, all delivering […]

Question Answered: Travel Insurance and Hurricanes

This email came in last weekend from a passenger who was sailing aboard Carnival Legend when the ship was diverted from its original port of Tampa to Port Canaveral, Florida because of Tropical Storm Isaac.  We turned the question over to CEO Dan Skilken of for the final answer. I wasn’t going to post […]

TripInsurance launches new website

Popular travel insurance website now has a new look and feel. The site, which first launched in 2011,  gives travelers a side-by-side comparison of travel insurance coverage. “Buying travel insurance was too complex, so we decided to simplify the process,” said Dan Skilken, CEO and founder of “By grouping our plans based on the […]

Popular giving away another $5,000 to travel

The folks at are at it again with another $5,000 travel contest, going on now through August 27, 2012. The winner of the first Conquer the World sweepstakes was Ronda Gorman of Rockford, Illinois, who plans to use her $5,000 cash price to take her family to visit England and Scotland. She told us […]

A Simple Explanation of the Difference Between Trip Insurance Coverage

This article was contributed by ceo of Trip Insurance, Dan Skilken. We get a lot of queries about the difference between travel cancellation insurance, trip interruption, and travel delay. The differences are not hard to understand, but they are extremely important when it comes to buying the right travel insurance to suit your vacation or […] offers new packages by Old Republic Insurance Company, the most trusted online resource to help travelers find the trip coverage they need, today announced that insurance partner Old Republic Insurance Company has upgraded the travel insurance policies it offers through The new “good” and “better” insurance packages offered by Old Republic now offer improved coverage for travel delays, emergency medical expenses, […]