Travel Insurance Articles
Expert Author: Onome Okwuosa
You're patting yourself on the back for doing the responsible thing, by taking out travel insurance you have given both you and your loved ones the peace of mind that comes with knowing that if anything happens to go wrong you're covered.
Expert Author: Saurav Dutt
Packing for a holiday involves many things but one necessary item that travellers often forget to organise well in advance, is travel insurance. It is an essential item to plan for as not doing so could end the traveller up in dire straits in a foreign country if, for instance, you lose an expensive camera in Thailand or have to cancel a trip suddenly and are bombarded with cancellation fees and losing your deposits.
Expert Author: Sofia Abasolo
It has been reported that some travel insurance policies are not offering cover for baggage lost by customers flying out of Heathrow's Terminal 5. Thousands of items of luggage have been lost and delayed in the recent turmoil, and the British Airways' website is still warning of problems for travelers.
Expert Author: Jack Harris
For those not in the know, these consist of dropping all responsibilities at home and taking off to a far-flung destination for adventure and parties. The attractiveness of such a jaunt is easy to see: after years of hard study or trying to forge a career in a chosen industry sector, the need for some sort of break is apparent. But worryingly, an increasing number of travellers are choosing to take their break without the necessary travel insurance, leading lights STA travel have reported.
Expert Author: Mark Skinner
Many people are finding it increasingly difficult to find adequate travel insurance if they have recently recovered from an illness. This is resulting in travellers excluding certain medical conditions on their policy; a tactic that can leave them high and dry should the condition return whilst they are holidaying.
Expert Author: Phil Benson
Figures released by the Association of European Airlines (AEA) have shown that over two thousand claims for lost luggage were made during the first six months of last year alone. This was an 85 percent increase on the same period of time for the previous year, with the average claim being made for over 200 pounds.
Expert Author: Carole Bayliss
There is constant pressure from the media for us to look good and keep up with the stars. New technologies and procedures are emerging all the time, promising to make us look ten years younger. It is not surprising therefore, that an increasing number of people are being lured abroad by cheap offers of cosmetic surgery. Many of these ‘medical tourists’ however, are putting themselves at risk by failing to check they have adequate travel insurance.
Expert Author: Danish Ansari
For your UK holiday adventure travel insurance may be required. Whether you purchase standard travel insurance for your UK trip or whether adventure travel insurance is a must depends on what you're going to be doing. Some insurers even offer UK adventure travel insurance specific to your activity.
Expert Author: Raj Kamtaj
Student international travel insurance is affordable. In fact, it's almost always the most affordable of any international travel insurance. In many cases, students aren't the only one who qualifies, either. Some student international travel insurance carriers offer the student coverage and rates not only to full time and part time college students but also to their dependents and other family members, as well as visiting faculty and other scholars. The age limit on this student coverage is typically 49 years of age.
Expert Author: Rahul Rana
The best way to determine if, for you, it is wise to purchase travel insurance, is to consider the various emergency situations that could arise during your trip, determine the best guess for the cost of each, and see whether you can afford to pay for the worst case scenarios out of your own pocket.
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