Planning to travel? Here’s why you need to insure your next trip

martin dm | E+ | Getty Images When Covid-19 hit early last year and most travel ground to halt worldwide, would-be vacationers scrambled to get refunds from hotels, airlines, cruise lines and other travel suppliers — or to file travel insurance claims for canceled trips. They often hit a wall on both fronts. Suppliers struggled, … Read more

How to insure your trip amid airline cancellations

NicolasMcComber | E+ | Getty Images Air travel continues to be disrupted this week by the national surge in Covid infections, and many worried Americans may be wondering whether or how to ensure — and insure — upcoming or planned trips. Some 2,221 flights nationwide were canceled Thursday alone, according to FlightAware website. That was … Read more

Going abroad? Your destination may require travel insurance

Chile requires visitors to furnish proof of insurance coverage for Covid-19 and related conditions. Pictured, capital city Santiago. Oleh_Slobodeniuk | E+ | Getty Images Are you planning a trip abroad? You may need to buy travel insurance to visit your destination country. Many countries had insurance requirements even before the pandemic. But about a dozen … Read more

AAA predicts jump in Memorial Day weekend travel

FLORIDA — Surging gas prices and inflation are not enough to discourage Americans from making travel plans for Memorial Day weekend, and the top destination in the United States is expected to be Orlando, according to AAA. What You Need To Know Memorial Day weekend travel expected to jump 8.3% over 2021, AAA forecasts The … Read more

Goldman Sachs gives top bankers unlimited vacation days

London CNN Business — Goldman Sachs, fighting a war for talent amid scrutiny of the bank’s notoriously grueling work culture, is implementing a more flexible vacation policy to help staff “rest and recharge.” Senior bankers will now be able to take as many vacation days as they need, Goldman Sachs (GS) said in a memo … Read more