News! Answering Questions on Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance

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Nothing puts a damper on your vacation like an inopportune snowstorm or hurricane. Even if you’re the most organized trip planner alive, a serious act of nature can have you scrambling to rebook flights and recover lost time and travel costs. It’s for unavoidable travel catastrophes like this that trip cancellation and interruption insurance was […]

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News! In Insurance Business Magazine

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This week, in Ingle International’s media enquiries, journalist Lucy Cook from Insurance Business Magazine requested commentary on the gap between consumer expectations and best industry practises. I offered frank and open advice by first acknowledging the cracks in communication as a result of compliance, encouraging institutions to be transparent about their products from the get-go (be unafraid […]

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News! On CBC

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Planning to visit Turkey? Your travel insurance coverage may no longer be valid. That’s the message that the CBC asked me to share in the wake of this summer’s coup attempt in Turkey, which led to a government of Canada travel advisory to “exercise a high degree of caution” while in the country. But what does […]

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News! Fort McMurrary and You

I was invited to take calls on CBC’s Maritime Noon to advise the returning residents of Fort McMurray about their home insurance. The magnitude of the Fort McMurray fires is still being evaluated and the tally of damage is estimated to begin at $10 billion dollars. With politics at play, insurance companies will not outright […]

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News! Go Go Gadget… Me

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A self-proclaimed “geek,” I have made no reservations about his reverence for technology. At first glance, this is demonstrated by the gadgets he carries and the wearables that adorn his wardrobe. From a professional standpoint, Peak Contact couldn’t be a more blatant display. Specializing in cutting-edge solutions for insurance, travel, education, and health care industries […]

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Do you dream in technicolour, or monochrome?

We like the best of both worlds. Last summer, our media crew made its way to Toronto Island via Hanlan’s point to shoot the Toronto skyline in stop motion format. Wine, cheese, and laughs ensued on that sunny Saturday. Our crew needed the time, since the film was shot over 10 hours. Note to self: Don’t […]

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News! Tapped for Yahoo Article

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During an interview with Yahoo Finance, my advice for March Breakers obtaining travel insurance includes: conduct your own research, do not be afraid to ask questions, and check the coverage you might already have through your employee benefits, credit card or CAA membership. If covered, read your policy thoroughly, and consider purchasing additional coverage for […]

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News! On CBC’s Maritime Noon

I recently had to the opportunity to field travel insurance questions on CBC’s Maritime Noon.  During the interview, I sought to debunk myths surrounding pre-existing conditions, reflect on the inner workings of the industry, and advise consumers on how to be the best consumers. Main recommendations included: Shop around Be honest when answering before obtaining […]

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News! On CNN.com

Robin Ingle and Robert Young Pelton – a renowned author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on surviving in high-risk environments. With the help of Ingle International, Pelton runs an adventure website, an outlet through which he shares his stories, engages with the Come Back Alive community, and sells his much-coveted DPx Gear.

I was recently called by the CNN to provide insight on the article The Man Who Takes Vacations in War Zones, featuring Andrew Drury. Read the article here. Image by sisu production: Robin Ingle and Robert Young Pelton – a renowned author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on surviving in high-risk environments. With […]

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A Witness to Violence and a Message of Hope

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This post focuses on the things we do to each other and how we confront them. The world can be very strange. Often we just raise our hands up and say, “Why do we do what we do?” In the Western world, we stretch ourselves to make money, succeed, and survive another day. Do we […]

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