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Visit Mexico

Visit Mexico

Why Not Visit Mexico? It Offers a Little Bit of Everything!

Many countries are still restricting travelers from the United States due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, Mexico has no restrictions for travelers visiting from the United States. With airfare and resorts offering great deals, the time is right to book a much-needed vacation! When travelers think of Mexico, they automatically think of the fantastic beaches in Cabo and the nightlife in Cancun. Mexico has so much more to offer than beaches and nightlife.

As reported by TravelPulse, Mexico isn’t just for popular Spring Break getaways. It's a country rich in culture, cuisine, history, and immense natural beauty. Visitors can marvel at a 1,300-year-old Mayan pyramid within the ruin-strewn ancient city of Chichen Itza. Visit the Casa Azul museum and surround yourself with the vivid paintings of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kayak past a colony of sea lions in the Sea of Cortez on the Western coast. For a country covered with rugged mountains and desert plains, tropical rainforests, and packed metropolitan cities, there is hardly a lack of variety when it comes to adventures. Each of the country’s six regions has unique physical and cultural characteristics that distinguish it from the rest.

One destination in Mexico that has been overlooked by tourists in Mexico City. The largest city in North America, this sprawling metropolis is larger and more populated than New York and Toronto. A recent news article by Travel+Leisure indicated that Mexico City will celebrate 500 years of history in 2021. Mexico City is teeming with history, but stylish hot spots breathe new life into the 16 boroughs. Any given day could be spent on a wooden boat drifting down an ancient canal and listening to live mariachi bands, followed by a nightcap at a rooftop lounge overlooking the city. Whether it’s climbing an ancient pyramid or dining at one of the world’s best restaurants, there is something for everyone in Mexico City.

Now that you know some tidbits about Mexico, go ahead and book your trip. Just remember, if you are traveling and need travel insurance, Trawick International has policies to cover trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel medical, medical evacuation, repatriation, travel baggage, and more. Contact us today to get a travel insurance quote.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 12 Jan 2021

Costa Rica Destination Information

Costa Rica Destination Information

Things To Know About Costa Rica Before You Visit

Costa Rica is a country located in Central America that is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations. Costa Rica is a land of volcanoes, rainforests and cloud forests, huge waterfalls, and mighty rivers. This incredible natural setting makes it difficult to decide between the various activities it offers, including rafting, windsurfing, diving, kayaking, recreational fishing, and surfing.

If you are not into adventure tourism, don’t worry.  Costa Rica has some of the most beautiful beaches on both the Pacific Ocean and in the Caribbean Sea. There are over 600 beaches to visit in Costa Rica. The Caribbean region stands out for its variety of marine life and its white sand and black sand beaches.  While visiting the beaches you can try surfing, diving in clear water, basking in the sun and hiking along the coast.  Maybe you are interested in the environment.  If so, Costa Rica's territory is divided into 29 national parks, 19 wildlife refuges, eight biological reserves.

Now that you have heard about all of the terrific sites and adventures Costa Rica has to offer, it’s time to book a trip and enjoy it.  Just remember Costa Rica’s government has new requirements for travelers from abroad.  The government of Costa Rica has implemented the following criteria for visitors abroad to comply with before entering the country:

  • Fill out the electronic epidemiological health pass form before departure

  • Not show or experience symptoms associated with COVID-19

  • For international insurance policies, tourists must present certification from their travel insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying the travel protection meets the following three conditions:

    • Effectiveness of the policy during the visit to Costa Rica

    • Coverage for Medical expenses in the event of becoming ill with the COVID-19 virus while on Your trip in Costa Rica, for at least $50,000

    • Includes minimum coverage of $2,000 for Trip Delay if you are delayed in returning home on Your Scheduled Return Date. 

Our Safe Travels Voyager travel protection policy has been updated to meet these requirements.  As of October 21, 2020, the Safe Travels Voyager plan is in full compliance with the coverages needed to obtain your travel health pass.  Our travel insurance plan provides up to $100,000 for trip cancellation and includes a $250,000 per person limit for primary medical coverage. The plan now offers up to $2,000 of Travel Delay coverage to comply with the new regulations.

To get a quote or to learn more about how Trawick International is providing coverage for Costa Rica, please visit www.trawickinternational.com or get a quote below.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 4 Jan 2021

Travel Requirements for Thailand

COVID-19 Travel Requirements for Thailand

Make Sure That You Are Aware of The COVID-19 Travel Requirements for Thailand

Did you know that Thailand is one of the most popular places to visit in the world?  Like many other countries, the COVID-19 pandemic hurt Thailand’s tourism industry quite hard as it shut down international travel.  The good news is Thailand has begun to reopen its borders to travelers from all over the world on a limited basis.

As reported by Travel Pulse, to enter Thailand, all travelers arriving in Thailand must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR swab test taken within 72 hours prior to flight.  All travelers will be given a second COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.  If a traveler tests positive, they will be transferred to a state hospital for quarantine. If the test is negative, the traveler will be transferred to a state quarantine facility.  All approved travelers must quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Thailand at an Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) approved hotel or hospital.

As noted in the Travel Pulse article, travelers must have travel insurance that has the following requirements. Applicants will need to show evidence of medical and travel insurance that covers COVID-19. The insurance needs to cover at least US$100,000 in medical treatment, a minimum of 400,000 Thai baht (USD $13,050) for other medical and accident expenses. This insurance must be valid for the full length of stay in Thailand.

We at Trawick International have a travel insurance product that will meet the requirements of the required travel insurance by Thailand.  Our Safe Travels Voyager plan provides up to $100,000 for trip cancellation and includes a $250,000 per person limit for primary medical coverage.  Additionally, the plan offers Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) coverage, which will provide reimbursement for the percentage of the prepaid, non-refundable, forfeited payments you paid for your trip.  Trawick International insurance plans do not exclude losses due to COVID-19.  If a traveler, traveling companion, or a non-traveling family member becomes ill, our plans will reimburse customers for their non-refundable trip costs.

Now that you know the facts, it's time to book your vacation to Thailand.  Just remember to contact Trawick International and purchase our Safe Travels Voyager plan to meet the required travel insurance by the government of Thailand.


Trawick International has been a leading provider of travel insurance and other assistance services for more than 20 years. The Company offers a full suite of innovative travel insurance, travel medical insurance, student insurance, and emergency assistance services. Our success has been built on a foundation of trust that clients have placed in our ability to help them in the most challenging circumstances.

By Administrator at 27 Dec 2020

Ski Utah This Year

Ski Utah During Covid

Don’t Let COVID-19 Keep You From Taking The Slopes In Utah This Ski Season

It’s that time of year again when the air gets colder and the snow starts to fall.  For some, it’s their favorite season, Ski season.  All across the country and the world, skiers and snowboarders are getting their gear ready to take on the slopes of their favorite mountain.

As indicated by a Travel+Leisure article, after the most extended ski resort closure in Utah’s history, all of the state’s ski areas are now open for everyone to enjoy the "best snow on earth." On March 16 — when Utah resorts closed due to the coronavirus pandemic — ski areas began to carefully establish plans to make the 2020-2021 ski season as safe and socially distant as possible. All ski areas have established cleaning and disinfection strategies, physical distancing guidelines, and strict mask requirements.  Utah has always been a favorite ski destination — most resorts are within an hour of the airport, the terrain is accommodating to every skier, and each season there’s an average of 40 feet of light and powdery snow.

Here are some of the best resorts to stay when visiting Utah for ski season as noted by Planetware:

Snowbird - is one of the most scenic ski resorts in Utah, with sharp mountain peaks that genuinely make you feel like you are in the mountains. Unique among Utah resorts, Snowbird has a 125-passenger tram, which provides access to almost all the mountain areas via one lift. It also has a tunnel through the mountain, which skiers can move through on a conveyor belt that serves as a "ski-through" mining museum.

Deer Valley - offers a skiing experience like no other in Utah, with first-class facilities, a right mix of terrain for all levels of skiers, strong snowmaking capabilities, and staff that go out of their way to make sure your skiing experience is fun. This skiers-only resort is just two miles up the road from downtown Park City and about 45 minutes from Salt Lake City. Although it is mainly known as a family resort, the mountain has a surprisingly varied terrain, which will keep even the most advanced skiers occupied. More than 100 runs are spread out over 2,000 acres and six mountains.

Park City Mountain Resort -  is a top choice for skiers and boarders coming to Utah due to its extensive terrain, recently expanded snowmaking capabilities, fantastic terrain parks, excellent après ski infrastructure and atmosphere, and the town of Park City at the base of the slopes.

Park City Mountain Resort is one of the largest ski resorts in Utah, second now to Powder Mountain. It has 7,300 acres of skiable terrain, and any skier level can find what they are looking for at this resort. On average, the resort receives nearly 30 feet of snow each season.

Powder Mountain – is just an hour north of Salt Lake City, with a full range of skiing options, including cat skiing and backcountry terrain. With two new lifts in 2017, Powder Mountain became the largest ski resort in North America in terms of skiable terrain, with 8,464 acres. This includes about 3,800 acres accessible by nine lifts, and the rest reached by heading into the backcountry on a Snowcat Powder Safari.

Now that you know where to stay and got your ski gear, ready to conquer some of the world's best mountains. Make sure you reach out to Trawick International to obtain a customized travel insurance plan that meets your needs!  For the extreme traveler looking for some adventure tourism while visiting Utah, check out our SafeTreker adventure travel insurance.  It covers over 500 activities, including Skiing!


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 15 Dec 2020

Caribbean Holiday

Caribbean Holiday Travel

Take A Trip To The Caribbean This Holiday Season

The holiday season is approaching quickly, as noted in a recent USA Today article, many travelers are booking flights and hotel accommodations.  So, what is causing this rise?  Many in the travel industry believe that there is pent-up demand from customers who want to visit their family and friends or go on vacation.

The next question is, where can travelers go?  A recent report from travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth highlighted the most popular destinations for holiday travel this year.  Due to COVID-19, this year’s list is different from years past.  In past surveys, the top destinations were usually European countries which have since closed their borders and implemented travel restrictions that lead to a significant shift in traveler behavior.  Caribbean countries now comprise half of the top ten destinations of American travelers.  The Caribbean countries on the list are Turks and Caicos, Bahamas, US Virgin Islands, Jamaica, and Aruba.

As of November 3, 2020, 25, Caribbean countries have reopened their borders to travelers and have implemented COVID-19 travel protocols to protect travelers while visiting.  No matter if you’re an adventure traveler and want to explore the rain forest or a leisure traveler who wants to relax on the beach, the Caribbean offers something for everyone. Suppose you are still undecided about where and what activity you would like to try in the Caribbean.  Check out the ultimate Caribbean Bucket List to help you make your decision.

One thing every potential traveler should do before considering travel to the Caribbean and making travel arrangements is to review the COVID CTRL website.  This website provides an overview of how every country in the world is dealing with COVID-19.  You will obtain information on whether or not the government is open to receiving visitors, how the country is doing with containing the virus, what mandatory COVID-19 policies it has implemented, what tourist attractions are open, and the restrictions on shopping and dining options.

We get it; this year has been challenging for everyone.  So, if you can, take a trip to the Caribbean and enjoy yourself.  Before you book your trip, speak with us to obtain a travel insurance plan that covers COVID-19 and other concerns you may have.  Check out our COVID-19 FAQ Page for more information about which Trawick International plans offer coverage for COVID-19.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 7 Dec 2020
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