Thursday, February 17, 2011

As TSA Secure Flight Program Begins, Travel Insured Recommends Passengers Use Mandatory ID Info to Obtain Instant Travel Insurance Quotes

As TSA Secure Flight Program Begins, Travel Insured Recommends Passengers Use Mandatory ID Info to Obtain Instant Travel Insurance Quotes

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Secure Flight Program begins Nov. 1, and Travel Insured International urges travelers to turn new airline ID requirements to their time-saving advantage. When presenting full names, genders, and birthdates of travelers at time of booking, include the prepaid trip cost per person to obtain instant travel insurance rate quotes.

East Hartford, CT (Vocus) November 3, 2010

American travelers have anticipated for months the new TSA Secure Flight Program passenger data requirements that officially began Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Designed to check passenger information against U. S. government "no fly" lists and eliminate false security reports, the program requires that complete Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD) be submitted for each airline passenger at the time of booking. The SFPD information includes full names with middle names or initials, genders, and dates of birth to be entered into the airline ticket booking to match the information on the government-issued photo IDs the passengers will present at the airport.

While some will look on Secure Flight as a hassle presenting potential delays until system bugs are eliminated, this is a new opportunity for savvy travelers to get an instant insurance quote at the time of booking. Obtain the required SFPD information from fellow passengers, such as family members, prior to making a booking because most airlines and travel agencies will no longer allow a ticket or boarding pass to be issued until the passenger information is provided. When making the booking make use of the birthdates and trip costs of each traveler as the two key pieces of information needed to obtain a quick, accurate travel insurance quote from your travel agent. Why guess or estimate how much insuring a trip will cost when SFPD information is being presented that facilitates an exact, instant quote?

Travelers should ask their travel agent for a Travel Insured International "Quick Quote," which can be found by visiting Travel Insured's web home page. When the visitor keys in travel departure and return dates, the trip cost per person, and the age of each traveler, and clicks the type of trip planned and the "Get Quote" tab, a price quote page will be quickly displayed. The quote page presents inclusive and optional coverage listed for each plan available for the type of trip indicated in the quote request.

Tips for Avoiding Secure Flight Program Delays

  • Gather the SFPD information ahead of booking.
  • Double check to be sure SFPD information on an airline booking matches each passenger's government issued ID card. Use the mandatory information to obtain an instant travel insurance rate quote.
  • Remember that there may be added elays during the upcoming holiday season with the new Secure Flight plan so allow extra airport check-in time.
  • The insured traveler is responsible for complying with government travel rules and requirements. A delay due to the insured's failure to comply with required SFPD is not a covered reason for Trip Delay coverage.

About Travel Insured International

Travel Insured International, based in E. Hartford, CT, was founded in 1994 by the foresight of insurance industry executive Peter Gehris when he acquired the travel protection division of the Travelers Insurance Company. Coverage is underwritten by Arch Insurance Company (a Missouri corporation, NAIC #11150) with executive offices located in New York, NY. Arch Insurance is rated A (“Excellent”) for financial strength by the insurance rating service A. M. Best. Not all insurance products or coverage is available in all jurisdictions. Coverage is subject to actual policy language

Travel Insured International
52-S Oakland Ave.
E. Hartford, CT 06128-0568

Contact: John Stone
Media Relations Manager
1-800-243-3174 x 117
Jstone(at)travelinsured(dot)com
Http://www. travelinsured. com

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New Orchid Treatment at Regent Bal Harbour's Guerlain Spa

New Orchid Treatment at Regent Bal Harbour's Guerlain Spa

The Exceptional Orchidée Impériale Treatment, a lavish two-hour treatment, consists of a deeply relaxing facial incorporating two targeted anti-aging masks on the face, neck and décolleté, followed by a gentle face massage. The $390 treatment is for all ages and skin types, but is best for those who have missed consistent professional facial treatment and who need to regain optimum skin condition quickly. This treatment will be featured at the Guerlain Spa at The Regent Bal Harbour, a sophisticated 124-room beachfront resort debuting this Fall.

Bal Harbour, Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 3, 2007

One of the world's most beautiful and delicate flowers is the main ingredient in the spa treatment which will be featured at the Guerlain Spa in The Regent Bal Harbour, a sophisticated 124-room beachfront resort debuting this Fall.

The Exceptional Orchidée Impériale Treatment, a lavish two-hour treatment, consists of a deeply relaxing facial incorporating two targeted anti-aging masks on the face, neck and décolleté, followed by a gentle face massage. This innovative therapy draws from the orchid's remarkably strong roots to rejuvenate and reinvigorate skin. The secret ingredient, created specially by Guerlain aestheticians for the best-selling Orchidée Impériale skincare line, is an Orchid Molecular Extract known to boost skin's firmness, smoothness and radiance. The $390 treatment is for all ages and skin types, but is best for those who have missed consistent professional facial treatment and who need to regain optimum skin condition quickly.

The 10,000 square foot Guerlain Spa, the first North American spa from the prestigious Paris-based brand, features 15 luxurious treatment rooms with private bathrooms overlooking South Florida's most coveted stretch of Gold Coast. The spa will offer a full menu of massages, body polishes and anti-aging programs, as well as hydrotherapy. Pre-or-post treatment, guests can luxuriate on a waterfront terrace or in the relaxation room featuring specialty teas and freshly prepared fruit juices.

"The Regent Bal Harbour will bring a whole new level of sophistication
And elegance to Miami," says General Manager Guenter Richter. "And the Guerlain Spa, one of the most prestigious spa brands in the world, is the ideal partner for us. As with the hotel, the spa is committed to offering guests the highest level of personalized services and the carefully selected treatments will incorporate the most exclusive ingredients -- the Exceptional Orchidée Impériale Treatment being one such example," he continued. 

For more information on Guerlain Spa at The Regent Bal Harbour, visit http://www. regenthotels. com/balharbour.

The Regent brand is a global leader in the luxury segment of the hospitality industry, encompassing hotels, resorts, residences and cruises worldwide. Renowned for its dedication to customer service, Regent provides discerning guests with personalized and innovative hospitality through The Regent Experience, designed to continuously exceed expectations. Regent Hotels & Resorts properties are developed globally with Singapore-based Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific; and Brussels-based Rezidor SAS Hospitality, which is developing Regent Hotels & Resorts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Regent Hotels and Regent Seven Seas Cruises are both part of Carlson Companies, a world leader in the hotel, cruise, restaurant, travel and marketing industries.

The company's well-defined growth plan in the U. S. includes The Regent Bal Harbour, opening in 2007, and The Regent Boston at Battery Wharf, opening in 2008. Regent's existing portfolio encompasses nine properties in the destinations of Beijing, Berlin, Kuala Lumpur, Miami Beach, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, the Turks & Caicos and Zagreb. Future developments in The Americas, Asia and Europe include properties in Papagayo, Costa Rica; Bangkok, Thailand and Dubrovnik, Croatia. For more information, visit http://www. TheRegentExperience. com.

Contact:
Karen Weiner Escalera / Aimet Arill
KWE Group
305-476-5424
Escalera @ kwegroup. com / arill @ kwegroup. com

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