June 26, 2012 08:40 ET Expands Offering With Improved, Direct-to-Consumer Travel Insurance Policies From Old Republic

New "Better" and "Good" Travel Insurance Packages Offer Consumers Better Coverage at Reduced Cost Since They Buy Direct From the Underwriter

LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - (, 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, and personal belongings, at even greater savings.

"Old Republic is one of our most valued partners, and upgrading these policies clearly demonstrates how much additional value customers can get by buying direct using our online service," said Dan Skilken, founder and CEO of "We deliberately tier our coverage as Good, Better, and Best to make it easier for travelers to find the level of coverage that best meets their travel needs. And because we work so closely with underwriters like Old Republic, we are able to negotiate exclusive travel policies at exclusive rates and pass those deals along to our customers."

For consumers looking for a great deal in travel insurance, the Old Republic Insurance "good" policy offered through now offers trip cancellation and trip interruption coverage for the full cost of the trip, as well as $500 trip delay coverage. It also includes $10,000 for medical expenses and $20,000 for emergency evacuation with 24/7 travel assistance included. There also is $500 in coverage for loss of baggage and personal effects.

For those seeking "better" coverage, at the next level Old Republic includes complete trip cancellation coverage with coverage of 150% of the cost for trip interruption. It also includes $50,000 for medical expenses and $100,000 coverage for emergency medical evacuation, and $1,000 coverage for personal effects and baggage. The "better" package also includes $25,000 for accidental death and dismemberment.

About is the online resource for comprehensive and affordable travel insurance. Most travelers really don't understand the details and benefits of travel insurance, and buy based on recommendations from a travel agent or a third party. simplifies buying travel insurance by providing comparison-shopping online for the best coverage at the lowest prices. is committed to making insurance terms easy to understand, providing the best available coverage categorized by customers' specific needs, and allowing travelers to buy direct from leading underwriters to achieve savings of 40% or more. The company is fully licensed for Property and Casualty, Life, and Accident and Health insurance in all 50 states, and the staff are fully trained and licensed insurance professionals.

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