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Hurricane Earl (2010)

Travel insurance? Don't wait for storm to form

Travel insurance? Don't wait for storm to form

Although Hurricane Earl spared the coastal United States, it was a good reminder that we're in the middle of hurricane season, which runs through November. For travelers, the prospect of more than a dozen named storms this year means potential weather-related vacation disruptions, especially if plans include a beach or coastal destination. If travel insurance in the back pocket would offer peace of mind, don't wait until the next storm is looming to make it part of your preparation. "From the insurance company's standpoint, insurance is all about covering people for risk, but we have to manage the risk," said Bob Chambers, an executive with CSA Travel...