Oh No, Another Icelandic Volcano Could Interrupt Travel, Again!


Last year, on of the biggest items in travel news was the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The clouds of volcanic ash and dust cause huge chunk of European air space to be close for weeks. Some cruise ships even picked up British travelers who were stranded in mainland Europe by the resulting… [Continue Reading]

New ‘Cancel For Any Reason’ Coverage Added To Carnival’s Cruise Vacation Protection Plan


Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing a “cancel for any reason” enhancement to its travel protection program, the Cruise Vacation Protection Plan. The new feature will be included in all plan purchases for voyages departing on or after January 1, 2011.
With the new enhancement, those who purchase Carnival’s Cruise Vacation Protection Plan will be… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Introduces Weather and Job Loss Protection Under Cruise Vacation Protection Plan


MIAMI (July 15, 2009) – Carnival Cruise Lines has enhanced its Cruise Vacation Protection Plan (VPP) to include severe weather watch/warning protection, as well as job loss protection. The enhanced features apply to plan purchases made July 15, 2009 and after.
The severe weather watch/warning protection provides reimbursement in the event the National Oceanic and Atmospheric… [Continue Reading]

Job Lay-off Insurance May Ease Minds of Potential Cruisers


Are you interested in booking a cruise vacation but worried that a potential lay-off at your workplace may leave you in need of the cash? Cruise Lay-off Insurance may be the answer. Such a policy would allow you to cancel your cruise and receive a full refund should you be laid-off from… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Enhances Platinum Cancellation Protection Plan


Seattle, WA, Oct 23 – Holland America Line guests now have the option of purchasing an enhanced version of its Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP), which covers the cost of a cruise fare in the event of cancellation by the guest. While the former plan required an approved covered medical reason to cancel within 24 hours… [Continue Reading]