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The Pet Health Care Reform Bill

Posted August 3rd, 2010 by TravelInsurance.org Staff

In the same way many travelers and vacationers don’t buy travel insurance and regrets it when something happens on a trip, most pet owners don’t buy pet insurance until it’s too late. Here are some facts about the 2010 Pet Health Care Reform Bill.

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44 Family Vacation Stories

Posted August 2nd, 2010 by TravelInsurance.org Staff

There are many stories of families and their vacations, and they can go and do just about anything.  Some are fun to read, some are inspirational and many are downright funny.  Others make you look at them and nod in sympathy since you have been in their shoes.  These are sluices out of everyday life […]

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How To Insure an Astronaut

Posted August 2nd, 2010 by TravelInsurance.org Staff

Everyone knows that when it comes to buying a life insurance policy, high risk jobs such as acting, working on an oil rig or being an aircraft pilot will all push up the price quite considerably. What, then, does this mean for astronauts?

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California Game Law

Posted August 2nd, 2010 by TravelInsurance.org Staff

While you’re driving your car on a road trip and the kids are playing video games in the back, it’ll be hard to monitor exactly what kind of games they are playing. Even though the make believe violence in video games hasn’t been proved to cause any violent tendencies, parents still like to know what their kids are playing. Here’s an infographic about the California Game Law looking to prevent the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.

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The Current State of The Airline Industry

Posted July 20th, 2010 by Christine Silva

Before the 1970’s, the US airline industry was regulated by the government. There was little competition between airlines because the price of a ticket was established uniformly based on the miles flown. In 1979, with deregulation, airlines suddenly faced competition from each other, which led to massive layoffs, bankruptcies, and liquidations. But that was 30 years ago. Here’s the lowdown on the industry right now.

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49 Blogs Posts About Older Adults and Travel

Posted July 15th, 2010 by TravelInsurance.org Staff

Many of the older generation like to travel. Most have saved all their lives for this special time. Once they enter retirement, many have already planned where they will go. From cruises to plane trips, there are all sorts of places and travel companies geared to the older generation. Some companies can set up your […]

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Categories: Elderly Travel

Sea Piracy

Posted July 15th, 2010 by Christine Silva

Piracy has existed for as long as the oceans have been used in commerce. It remains a big threat today. According to the International Maritime Bureau, the international sea piracy situation grows far worse each year. The Bureau reported a 20% increase in pirate attacks in 2003 alone. Learn more about the threat of piracy.

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The Consequences of the Oil Spill

Posted July 14th, 2010 by Christine Silva

The Gulf Oil Spill is wreaking havoc to the environment and has even been described as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. The government, BP, and other agencies are attempting to limit the oil spill’s damage, but how much is being done? As the days go by without a real solution to contain this, the damage is only going to get worse.

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Who Is Cleaning the Oil Spill

Posted July 13th, 2010 by Christine Silva

By now everyone knows about the oil spill crisis, but do you know what’s being done to clean it up? It is estimated that nearly 170 million gallons of oil have been spilled into the Gulf of Mexico to date and has caused some irreversible damage to wildlife, beaches, and the fishing industry. Take a look at what’s being done.

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The World’s Most Disastrous Oil Spills

Posted July 6th, 2010 by Christine Silva

Accidents happen and when they involve oil, there is a lot more at stake than higher prices at the gas pumps. This graphic breaks down when the most oil was spilled, how it occurred and what it all means.

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