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  1. rboesl

    Some Good Information About Travel Insurance.

    There has been many questions and posts regarding travel insurance. I've been receiving emails from "The Daily Drop" and they put together a pretty good primer on the subject. It discusses Credit Card insurance fairly in depth as well as independent insurance plans/providers. There's also a bit...
  2. simpsontruckdriver

    Insurers responding to Coronavirus

    As a licensed health insurance agent, insurers (like my companies Aetna, Humana, and United Healthcare) are doing what they can. No, CMS ("Medicare") is not creating a new Special Enrollment Period, but insurers are giving tele-doc services for $0, allowing you to get refills before the 30-day...
  3. simpsontruckdriver

    Medicare Cliff Notes

    I thought I would write a "Cliffs Notes" of the book all Medicare recipients (and those turning 65) should have received called "Medicare And You". One big question is, can you wait to sign up for Medicare? The answer is YES! For instance, if your birthday is not in January and you have...
  4. TXTortoise

    Marriott TravelEx Insurance - 2018 Changes

    FWIW, I just got off the phone with a MVCI rep and she said they had just completed an update class on the insurance program and that one of the changes, as a result of the issues after the 2017 hurricanes, was deletion of the paragraph(her term) that caused the lack of coverage due to timing...
  5. C

    Key West Resorts and Insurance

    Just out of curiosity does anyone know what the deductibles and amount of insurance is on the three KW resorts? Sitting here watching live webcams of Key West on YouTube and can't believe how many people are still there. I'm praying everyone stays safe and damage is minimal.
  6. steve0128

    Insurance for Renting a Timeshare

    Can anyone recommend an insurance company that issues policies to protect a timeshare owner when they rent to a third party? I’m looking for protection against major damage caused by renters and most specifically against liability claims. Renting a timeshare is considered a “business...