Vacation planning is half the fun of the vacation! You excitedly plan, research and countdown to the departure date. Vacations are also an investment. You spend a good amount of money for an amazing trip to make memories and de-stress your life. But what if the unexpected happens and you have to cancel your vacation? Do you lose the money you’ve already paid? This is why we always recommend our clients purchase travel insurance to ensure their travel investment is protected.
Protect Your Travel Investment
There are many factors that are totally out of your hands when it comes to a vacation. Think about it. Flight delays, hurricanes, evacuations and unexpected health problems are all things that you cannot help. These events though can cause you to lose the money already invested in your vacation travel plans for pre-paid and non-refundable costs.
With travel insurance from companies such as Travel Guard, you are covered from potential problems including baggage delays, lost luggage, stolen items, trip delays, weather events and mandatory evacuations. Travel insurance also has medical coverage that can be added on as secondary insurance to your existing health plan for emergency medical expenses. If your trip is cancelled you can be reimbursed for the money you have already pre-paid and if there is an evacuation you can be reimbursed for your remaining travel costs. Travel insurance is relatively inexpensive when compared to the potential risks of a canceled trip.
Peace of Mind
In the past few days we had the threat of a major hurricane along the eastern coast of the United States. Airports closed during the storm and some coastal areas evacuated residents and visitors. When you use a travel agent, we take care of everything we can to rebook your trip for another date. However, some destinations do not reimburse travel costs for cancellations. With travel insurance, you are insuring that if the unthinkable happens, you will be covered and your hard earned dollars will not be wasted on a canceled vacation. Travel insurance takes a lot of the worry out of your vacation so you can concentrate on the countdown!