Category: Travel Insurance (page 1 of 4)

Do I Need Travel Protection If I Have Health Insurance?

You are on your dream trip to South Africa when you suddenly become extremely ill and need to receive adequate medical attention immediately. You make it to a hospital, get treatment, and hand over your health insurance card. They say you are responsible for paying your $5,000 medical bill with cash. What do you do? Here are a few things to help you realize why a travel protection plan may be the right choice for your next vacation.

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Do I Need Travel Protection for Hurricane Season?

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A storm can put a damper on your travel plans. When a devastating hurricane hits, people tend to hear about messy travel delays and cancellations, but as time passes they forget about that impact on travel plans. Though science tries to predict what each hurricane season will be like, it’s still mostly unpredictable, which is why a travel protection plan can be useful!

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When Do I Buy Travel Protection?

While technically you can purchase a travel protection plan as late as up to the day before you leave, there are many reasons why purchasing a plan early is the way to go. We suggest that you purchase a protection plan as soon as you pay your first initial payment towards your planned trip!

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Why Millennials Should Buy Travel Protection

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Millennials are traveling more and more often, but how many actually invest in travel protection? Most young people couldn’t afford to dig into their savings for unexpected circumstances. So if you think of travel protection as a thing that older travelers need, know that there is value for travelers of all ages! Check out our top reasons why young travelers should purchase a plan.

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Myths About Travel Protection

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If you haven’t purchased travel protection before, you might have some preconceived ideas about it. Here are some of the most common travel protection myths and the reasons why they’re untrue.

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Travel Protection Tips During Hurricane Season

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With summer vacation upon us, one of the most important things travelers should stay aware of is Hurricane Season and its unpredictability and its ability to change current and future travel plans. While travel protection solely for the disruption of a hurricane is not available, purchasing a plan with coverage that protects the inconveniences that hurricanes can cause can be helpful. Check out some of the best tips dealing with travel protection that people might often overlook.

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Top 5 Travel Insurance Myths

travelmythphotoPopular myths about travel insurance often are the reason many travelers decide not to invest in the most crucial form of health and safety protection while traveling. From everything between cost to coverage, misconceptions have been formed over the years. Travel insurance is one of the most important things a traveler can invest in while planning a trip and we wanted to explain the top five travel insurance myths and why they are not true!

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First Time Buying Travel Insurance

Making the decision to buy travel insurance for the first time is a great start to any trip! Travel insurance has so many benefits, and having that security is a great feeling. If travel insurance is a new concept to you, there’s probably a lot of information to take in. Even if you’ve had travel insurance before, it’s good to stay informed. Here are some important tips to keep in mind when you’re buying travel insurance, especially for the first time.
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Travel Insurance vs. Assistance Services

You may have heard about two different ways of discussing protection for traveling – travel insurance and travel assistance services. You may have been lead to believe that these are the same, but they are in fact two separate types of travel protection coverage. The difference between the two is that travel assistance services provide 24/7 immediate support in case an emergency occurs during a trip, and travel insurance provides reimbursement for specific losses that occurred during the trip, once the trip is over. They both provide help when you need it most, and both are important! Here’s a look at how each help to protect your vacation investments.
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Why Buy Travel Insurance Early?

While technically travelers can purchase travel insurance as late as up to the day before the departure date, there are many reasons why purchasing a travel insurance policy early is the way to go.
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