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Rebuild Nepal on An Affordable Everest Trek

By Anna Waters

Posted on 03/04/2016, 6:45 PM

After the April 2015 earthquake and subsequent avalanche that killed nearly 10,000 people, injured tens of thousands, and left hundreds of thousands homeless, the country is finally rebuilding, and you could be a part of that process. Starting April 12, a 15-day trek to Nepal’s Everest Base Camp will mark the anniversary of the earthquake and raise money to renovate a school in the bi...

Will Travel Insurance Cover Zika Cancellation?

By Anna Waters

Posted on 02/10/2016, 12:30 AM

The short answer? No, unless you’re willing to pay extra. Some travel insurance providers offer plans that will cover cancelled travel for any reason, so Zika-related cancellations would inherently be included. But Dean Sivley, president of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, has said that’s not the norm: Such policies are added onto travel insurance “less than 10 percent of the time.” ...

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