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 […]

Video: Hurricane Season Stresses Travel Insurance

Video Script — Travel Insurance Call it what you will but cruising during hurricane season is never a dull moment. Just ask the thousands of passengers who sailed out of South Florida this past week during Tropical Storm Isaac. Passengers on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas turned a week-long vacation into a forced nine […]

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 […]

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, […] announces ‘Conquer the World’ sweepstakes

The folks at realize that social media is where the consumers are turning to these days when it comes to booking their next vacation so they are giving you a chance to win up $5,000 towards your next vacations or 50 second place prizes of a handy travel bag. “At a time when money […]

Trip Insurance: What Are Pre-existing Conditions?

The following is an excerpt from a recent interview with CEO Dan Skilken on Cruise Radio. QUESTION: I was browsing travel insurance policies and I noticed a lot of “pre-existing condition” wording in the fine print. What exactly is that? ANSWER: That’s a great question because pre-existing conditions are among the most confusing terms […]

Getting sick on the road, outline your health insurance policy

This article was contributed by ceo of Trip Insurance, Dan Skilken. A lot of people travel without carrying travel medical insurance. They assume that their health care coverage will follow them wherever they go. Nothing could be farther from the truth, especially when you are traveling abroad. Most conventional health insurance policies don’t cover illness […]

Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Travel Delay – What’s the Difference?

This article was contributed by ceo of Trip Insurance, Dan Skilken. One of the questions we are frequently asked is what is the difference between trip interruption, travel delay coverage, and trip cancellation insurance? The answer is simple, but the nuances are important. The brief explanation is that trip cancellation covers you in the event […]