Tips for buying travel insurance

You may be in perfect health, or just going away for a day or 2. But accidents can happen. Here’s what you need to know about buying travel insurance.

  • July 20, 2015

    My best travel tip

    Travelling isn’t easy. You need to be fit enough to enjoy the experience. But even without a gym membership, there’s a lot you can do to get in shape.

  • June 01, 2015

    There’s an app for that: Tech-savvy travel

    Is the high cost of data keeping you from making the most of technology when you’re on vacation? A savvy traveller shares her thrifty tech tips.

  • April 27, 2015

    Travel vaccinations: What to know before you go

    If you’re planning a trip – especially to an exotic locale – make sure you know what shots you need, well ahead of time.

  • March 12, 2015

    Avoid tropical bugs not covered by travel vaccines

    You may not have heard of diseases like dengue fever, valley fever or chikungunya, but if you’re heading south, you need to know how to prevent them.

  • May 27, 2014

    Slow money: A richer way to travel in retirement

    Planning to hit the road when you retire? There are smart ways to stretch your dollars on food, dining, hotels and entertainment.

  • What is travel insurance? (Video)

    Travel insurance can help prevent a medical emergency away from home from turning your dream vacation into a financial nightmare.

  • July 25, 2013

    Adventure travel on a shoestring

    Adventure travelling on the cheap isn’t just about saving money. It can also open your mind — and might even change your life.

  • March 07, 2013

    Tips for the non-adventurous traveller

    If you’re like me and are a bit timid about travelling, my tips for the non-adventurous traveller may help you venture a bit beyond your comfort zone.

  • May 22, 2012

    Smart solo travel tips

    As a veteran of 30 years of solo travel, Evelyn Hannon shares how women can fight loneliness, make new friends and have a fabulous time exploring the world.

  • April 24, 2012

    Eight great travel tips for retirees

    International travel can be enjoyable and invigorating — or miserable and exhausting. Here’s how to keep the fun in the journey.

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