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Old 03-10-03, 05:00 PM   #1
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Traveler's Insurance

I am looking for some Traveler's Insurance to cover me during my time in Central and South America.
The problem is I haven't got the first clue where to start looking. Could any of you reccomend?

Thanks a bunch!

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Old 03-11-03, 12:17 AM   #2
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Are you covered through your credit card, by chance? Otherwise, there is a Latin American travel site, www.exito.com; I think I bought mine through them the last time I was down. Good luck!
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Try contacting Travelguard.com
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I tried that site ari. It took me to a chicagotribune.com/exito/
Thats the correct one? Anyway, I'll have to look in my Spanish dictionary for the word for Insurance and start browsing the site.

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Old 03-11-03, 09:01 AM   #5
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well, i'm not sure if it's what you're looking for, but i know that many of the travel agencies like Council Travel sell traveler's insurance. i think it covers like lost or damaged luggage, care and transport home in the event of sickness or injury and other stuff...

what they offer is not very expensive and i think calculated on a per-day basis. sorry no links.
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