Why Get Travel Insurance?
Booking travel always carries some degree of uncertainty. Travel insurance provides a safety net so you can step out with confidence. You may not need travel insurance for inexpensive trips, but it can provide a sense of security when you prepay for pricey reservations or a big international trip.
More Americans are buying trip insurance. Around 65.8 million people were covered by some type of travel policy in 2018, a 49% increase from 2016, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Travel Insurance Association.
What to know in terms of coverage when getting Travel Insurance?
Depending on the travel insurance policy you get will you the answer to that question. However, in general, travel insurance will cover losses associated with:
- - Cancelled flight due to bad weather
- - Lost passport
- - Lost baggage
- - Nonrefundable trip deposits
- - Delayed travel
- - Medical evacuation
- - Policyholders or companions becoming sick or injured
The top questions people ask us
After you have entered your Trip Cost, indicate in the next drop-down menu whether the Trip Cost entered was a total amount for all travellers or the cost per person.
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