INSUREMYTRIP.COM AND HCC MEDICAL INSURANCE SERVICES JOIN FORCES TO SUPPORT JAPAN-BOUND AID AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE TRAVELERS

WARWICK, RI, March 18, 2011– In the wake of  last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, premier travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip.com and travel medical provider HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC (HCCMIS) have launched a special initiative providing medical and evacuation coverage at reduced rates for U.S. travelers heading to Japan to aid in relief efforts.

“Our hearts go out to all those affected by these horrific events,” says Jim Grace, President and CEO of InsureMyTrip.com, “and to the best of our abilities, we’re doing everything we can to help.” This includes an exclusive partnership to provide a 20% discounted rate on the HCCMIS Atlas International Plan to all travelers going to Japan for relief efforts or family reasons and available only at InsureMyTrip.com. “By working together with HCCMIS, we are able to provide critical coverage most affordably, and protect those traveling to Japan to assist in relief efforts or to locate loved ones,” explains Grace.

In order to redeem this offer visit www.insuremytrip.com and simply enter “Japan” as your destination in the quote form.  When your results appear, choose the “Atlas International” plan, and the discounted rate will automatically be shown. Plan highlights include:

  • Medical coverage from $50,000 to $1,000,000
  • Emergency medical evacuation to $500,000
  • 24-hour emergency assistance
  • 24-hour accidental death coverage to $25,000 (for additional stand-alone AD&D coverage, consider our Travel Accident Plan)

“Responding relief organizations, aid volunteers, and others traveling to Japan at this time should contact us for more information,” urges Grace.  InsureMyTrip’s expert Customer Care team is standing by to answer questions and provide step-by-step assistance.  Visit www.insuremytrip.com or call (800) 487-4722 to speak with a licensed travel insurance representative, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to midnight, Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

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About InsureMyTrip.com

Established in 2000, InsureMyTrip.com is the leading, consumer-oriented online 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.

About HCCMIS
HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC (HCCMIS), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a full service organization offering a comprehensive portfolio of insurance products designed specifically to address the insurance needs of consumers worldwide.  HCCMIS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HCC Insurance

Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCC), a leading international specialty insurance group with offices across the United States and in the United Kingdom, Spain, and Ireland.  HCC has assets of $9.0 billion, shareholders’ equity of $3.0 billion and is rated AA (Very Strong) by Standard & Poor’s and AA (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings.  In addition, HCC’s major domestic insurance companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.

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