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Sunspot Resorts To Offer TravelGuard Travel Insurance

(News Item #0058, Published: 01/18/08, Author: Ronald Wallace Lee,

You’ve saved.You’ve planned. You’ve looked forward to your vacation for months. But sometimes things don’t go according to plan. What if you or a loved one gets sick before you leave for your trip? What if you need medical treatment while traveling? What if a hurricane prevents you from starting your vacation or forces you to leave early?

Sunspot Resorts today announced that it has entered into an agreement with AIG Travel Guard - a large national insurance carrier - to provide trip cancellation insurance for its Inn, Resort and Vacation Rental guests.

"We have been reviewing travel insurance carriers for some time", said William May, President of Sunspots, "And they are not all created equal."

"AIG is a strong company and their Vacation Rental Travel Insurance is our top pick and a darn good bargain as well," said Lynnette Gulsvig Sunspots Vice President of Administration.

Kim Kluck, AIG representative said "Sunspot guests now have the option of participating in the Sunspots travel Insurance program which covers their trip investment if they must cancel or interrupt their trip for reasons such as sickness, injury or death to the guest or traveling companions or an immediate family member."

The benefits are also available due to severe weather; required to serve jury duty; military duty; employer terminations, layoffs or job transfers; acts of terrorism; strike; involved in or delayed by a traffic accident en route to a departure; named hurricane causing cancellation of travel to the Insured's Destination that is inaccessible or uninhabitable. Also includes trip assistance.

Sunspot guests can elect to purchase this coverage at the time they make their travel reservations.