Travel Wisely

From insuring your trip to ensuring you arrive home with good stories

As jubilados (Spanish for retirees) our elemental travel years are declining—we’ve got to use them wisely


It was exciting for Spice and I making travel plans for our 63-day round-the-world trip in the spring of 2015. But not so much fun making major decisions on insurance coverage. What if one of us got sick before we went? Or broke a leg hiking in Oman before we got to Bhutan or New Zealand? Or crashed the motorhome we were renting in New Zealand?

There are the two big insurance concerns: (1) automobile rental coverage (collision damage waiver {CDW} and third-party liability) and (2) medical and trip cancellation insurance.

We’re not lawyers so don’t hold us accountable. But we’d like to share with you the decisions we made about insurance and why—it might save you time and money. Read more