Compare Berkshire Hathaway vs. Travel Guard Insurance Travel Insurance

What’s the difference between Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection and Travel Guard Insurance Travel Insurance? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: April 20, 2018
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Berkshire Hathaway
8.7 / 10 - Excellent
#13 in Travel Insurance
Travel Guard Insurance
8.9 / 10 - Excellent
#9 in Travel Insurance
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Key Facts

  • 24/7 global travel assistance
  • Domestic travel insurance starts at $34
  • File claims on your phone
  • Four different policy levels to fit your travel needs and budget
  • Claims paid automatically and electornically
  • Optional rental car collision coverage
  • Medical, cancellation, and baggage coverage
  • Coverage available for pre-existing conditions
  • Travel concierge services with premium plans
  • Emergency evacuation and medical repatriation
  • Covers cancellations due to terrorism and natural disasters
  • Offers emergency prescription replacement and physician referral

OVERALL RATINGS

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
Plans & Coverage9/1010/10
Customer Assistance Services9/108/10
Financial Strength9/109/10
Reputation8/109/10

Plans & Coverage Compared

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
Available Plans
Comprehensive
Trip Cancelation/ Interruption
Medical
Baggage
Accidental Death
Comprehensive
Trip Cancelation/ Interruption
Medical
Baggage
Accidental Death
Trip Cancellation/Interruption Coverage
Injury/Illness/Death of Traveller
Injury/Illness/Death of Non Traveling Family Member
Natural Disaster at Destination
Tour Operator/Airline/Cruise Line Ceases Operation
Terrorism/Evacuation at Destination
Cfar Coverage (Cancel for Any Reason)
Injury/Illness/Death of Traveller
Injury/Illness/Death of Non Traveling Family Member
Natural Disaster at Destination
Tour Operator/Airline/Cruise Line Ceases Operation
Victim of Crime Prior to Trip
Cfar Coverage (Cancel for Any Reason)
Medical Coverage
Doctor, Hospital, or Other Licensed Provider
Dental
Emergency Medical Evacuation/Repatriation
Transport Family Member to Bedside
Transport Children Home
Doctor, Hospital, or Other Licensed Provider
Dental
Emergency Medical Evacuation/Repatriation
Transport Family Member to Bedside
Transport Children Home
Baggage Coverage
Lost/Damaged/Stolen
Baggage Delay Coverage
Lost/Damaged/Stolen
Baggage Delay Coverage
Exclusions

Medical Coverage Details

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
Pre-Existing Coverage
Maximum Medical Reimbursement
$50,000
$50,000
Maximum Medical Evacuation Reimbursement
$500,000
$1,000,000

Baggage Coverage Details

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
Maximum Baggage Reimbursement
$500
$2,500
Maximum Baggage Reimbursement
$500
$2,500
Receipts Required for Valuable items


Berkshire Hathaway Reputation

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
BBB Rating
A+
A+
Date Collected
2018-01-15
2018-01-15

Berkshire Hathaway Customer Assistance Services

 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
24/7 Support
Mobile App

Travel Assistance Services

Berkshire Hathaway
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Travel Guard Insurance
  • Return Travel Arrangements
  • Rebooking
  • Lost Baggage Search
  • ATM Locator
  • Lost Passport/Document Assistance
  • Emergency Cash
  • Translation Services
  • Up to the Minute Travel Advisories
  • Legal Assistance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Rebooking
  • Lost Passport/Document Assistance
  • Up to the Minute Travel Advisories
  • Roadside Assistance

Medical Assistance Services

Berkshire Hathaway
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Travel Guard Insurance
  • Physician Referral
  • Medical Case Management
  • Arrange Medical Payment
  • Emergency Prescription Replacement
  • Eyeglass Replacement Assistance
  • Shipment of Medical Records
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  • Physician Referral
  • Emergency Prescription Replacement

Concierge Assistance Services

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  • Restaurant/Event Referral and Reservation
  • Ground Transportation
  • Wireless Device Assistance
  • Gift Delivery
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  • Restaurant/Event Referral and Reservation
  • Ground Transportation
  • Weather Advisories
  • Wireless Device Assistance
  • Plane/Boat Charter Assistance
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 Berkshire HathawayTravel Guard Insurance
Homepage URL
Company Phone
(844) 411-2487
(800) 829-5248
Headquarters Address
1145 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI, 54481
3300 Business Park Drive, Stevens Point, WI, 54482

Final Verdict

Travel Guard Insurance Travel Insurance has a higher overall rating than Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. Travel Guard Insurance scores better than Berkshire Hathaway across: Plans & Coverage, and Reputation. However, Berkshire Hathaway scores better on Customer Assistance Services. Both companies score similarly on Financial Strength.