Why is Travel Insurance Important?

Why is travel insurance important? It’s a common question asked, and simply put as the age old expression goes better safe than sorry. Although some things are unplanned and/or unavoidable travel insurance is a safety net that will make you feel secure when the unexpected occurs. Read on for the top 3 reasons to make sure your covered.

Medical Emergencies & Evacuation. If there is one reason to buy travel insurance, this is it. Hopefully you will never have to experience being seriously ill or injured in a foreign country. However, if such an event does occur the last thing you want is not having the appropriate support or financial means necessary.

Trip cancellation. This covers you for costs if you suddenly find you can’t go on your trip for some unforeseen reasons.

Baggage & personal belongings. The loss of personal belongings is often the main reason people buy travel insurance. While it is the least dramatic reason to purchase travel insurance, it is also the most likely situation to occur as this is fairly common.

*Note: All policies are different. Check your policy benefits and the description of coverage carefully for limits and exclusions.

 

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