WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARES A(H1N1) PANDEMIC

Travelers Turn to InsureMyTrip.com for Coverage Protection and Information

WARWICK, RI, June 12, 2009— Stating ‘the scientific criteria for an influenza pandemic have been met,’ the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the A(H1N1) virus, commonly referred to as Swine Flu, has reached pandemic stage.

“Particularly in times of a worldwide pandemic, there are great benefits to investing in travel insurance,” says Jim Grace, President and CEO of InsureMyTrip.com. “Coverage varies by company and plan so it is important to fully understand your options in order to choose the best possible protection for your travel investments. At InsureMyTrip.com, we are closely monitoring this situation with our companies to provide travelers the most up-to-date and accurate information.”

Travelers with impending trips or planning future travels should contact InsureMyTrip.com:

  • If you’re considering a travel insurance purchase and unsure of which plan will best meet your needs; call our Customer Care team for assistance at 800-487-4722.
  • If you already purchased insurance and want to confirm your coverage. Read your plan documents carefully, and if you still have questions call our Customer Care team.
  • If you need to make a claim and are not sure what to do. Claims, including those related to the Swine Flu outbreak, will be directed to your insurance company’s claims number.

All travelers have access to InsureMyTrip.com’s H1N1 Swine Flu Coverage Tool, which identifies coverage by insurance provider. The Coverage Tool is part of InsureMyTrip’s unprecedented effort to keep travelers informed with up to the minute information as these events happen.

It pays to purchase travel insurance from the experts at InsureMyTrip.com.  Featuring more than 100 plans from all the leading U.S. travel insurance companies, InsureMyTrip.com is the industry’s leading travel insurance authority. For up-to-the-minute information on travel insurance and the H1N1 virus, use the Coverage Tool, monitor our blog, or speak with one of our licensed, expert Customer Care representatives at 800-487-4722.  Customer Care representatives are available by phone, email, or live-chat seven days a week, Monday through Friday 7 AM to Midnight, Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM ET.

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About InsureMyTrip.com
Established in 2000, InsureMyTrip.com is the leading, consumer-oriented on-line travel insurance aggregator worldwide.  Featuring insurance comparisons from the top industry providers, InsureMyTrip.com is a unique, one-stop resource designed to meet consumers’ comprehensive travel insurance needs all in a secure environment. InsureMyTrip.com also specializes in providing integrated technology solutions for the travel insurance industry, with over 2,000 private-labeled and co-branded travel-related websites around the globe. InsureMyTrip.com is headquartered in Warwick, RI with additional offices and data centers in Connecticut and Oregon.

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