Travel insurance can help ease the pain of delayed participation in the Olympic Games in London

April 28th, 2012

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ST. PETERSBURG (PRWEB) 20 April 2012

As millions of travelers from the floods in London? S airports should prepare passengers for the increasing delays, according to a travel insurance comparison site,

According to the website

Heathrow Airport, the Olympics will bring the largest influx of travelers at the airport? s history. The number of passengers through the airport in London is estimated at up to 30%, from 180,000 passengers per day to a maximum of 233,000.

? An increase of this magnitude can cause serious problems for the passengers? Portsmouth Square, says marketing director Anna Coats. ? Passengers can, travel delays, missed connections, lost baggage or incidents.

travel insurance policies have a benefit of the delay, the traveler shall be reimbursed the cost of food transport, accommodation and local. Depending on the policy that begins coverage of last 3 to 24 hours after the original departure time period and provides up to $ 1,500 range.

? With a shorter waiting period for coverage of travel delay can mean the difference of staying at the airport all day, or a relaxed time in a hotel? Portsmouth Square CEO Chris Harvey says.


passengers also means an increase in checked luggage. Estimated Heathrow baggage handling system up to 35%, resulting in more than 200,000 pieces of luggage in the busiest day, 26 July and 13 August days before and after opening and closing.


If a traveler luggage is delayed by the airline, travel insurance can be used for clothing, toiletries and other items of daily report, to the maximum of the policy, which ranges from $ 50 – $ 2,500. However, most travel insurance policies, a maximum daily benefit for delayed bags, and a bag or item limit for lost luggage.

when travelers cancel their Olympic plans together for a covered reason, have, can cover trip cancellation insurance for you reimburse non-refundable prepaid expenses such as airfare, accommodations and tickets Olympians.

? By participating in something as important as the Olympic Games, travelers should protect your investment. Spend a few dollars now can save thousands if things go wrong? Harvey advises.


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Portsmouth Square is the fastest growing travel insurance comparison site U.S., helping customers instantly quote, compare and buy policies from every major company. Portsmouth Square has Web sites in the U.S. and the UK, and an extensive network of partner sites worldwide. The company is in St. Petersburg, FL. Resident and has offices in Fort Wayne, IN. Visit or

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The cornerstone of our commitment to customer Portsmouth Square is a guarantee to remove any company from our side, if a customer complaint that can not be resolved to our satisfaction. Portsmouth Square offers the broadest selection of insurance with an emphasis on quality and follow-up presented in enterprises. Also factor in independent evaluation of the industry watchdog AM Best insurance.

Portsmouth Square offers products from the following travel insurance carriers:

Air Ambulance Card, CSA Travel Protection, Global Alert Management, Global Rescue, Global Underwriters, HCC, HTH Worldwide, IMG, ITravelInsured, Medex, Medjet Assist, MH Ross, On Call International, Seven Corners, Travel Guard, Travel Insurance services, travel insurance, Travelers Liberty, Travelex, Travel Safe, Trawick International and USA Assist

Experts are available:

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