Travel Insurance prepares travelers when the unexpected happens - let us tell you how.

What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is insurance that is intended to cover various expenses within travel including medical, financial default of travel suppliers, and other losses either within one's own country, or internationally.

Temporary travel insurance can usually be arranged at the time of the your booking. Many insurance policy covers between 4-8% of your travel which ultimately works out better than you think.


There are also various coverage types based on the traveler that travel expenses cover, they may include;

  • Medical Emergency
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Return of a Minor
  • Trip Cancellation and trip Interruption
  • Accidental death or disablement
  • Overseas funeral expenses
  • Lost, stolen or damaged luggage or goods
  • Delayed baggage
  • Travel delays due to weather
  • Travel cancellation due to faulty airline scheduling

It is important to know that no travel policy is alike. Policies are chosen based on the relevance of coverage and allows travelers to consider what policy is right for them.Some travel policies will also provide coverage for additional costs, although these vary widely between providers. Some of which may include;

  • Pre-existing Medical Conditions
  • War or Terrorism
  • Injury or accident caused by induced substances such alcohol or drug use

 Travelers today have many choices in choosing to acquire insurance for them and their family. They may include;

  • Websites
  • Travel Agencies
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Cruise Lines
  • Hotels
  • Airline websites
  • Tour Operators

What's more important is that consumers must be careful in purchasing insurance and should consider a number of elements before you buy. Carefully review your policies and ask the relevant questions to be sure you understand the claims and nature of the policy. Sometimes cheaper isn't better, recognize that a cheaper policy might mean lesser coverage and may not include the ideal coverage for you.

There is a period in which you can choose to refund or change the policy if it it doesn't suit your needs, so don't make hasty decisions in choosing a policy.

Choose what is best for you and your family - Travel is Fun...Accidents are NOT!

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