Ohio experts underline need for travel insurance

Published by July 10, 2007

Vacationers have been prompted to review their travel insurance before departing on a summer break.

The Independent Insurance Agents of Ohio are reminding travelers that the right travel insurance deal can provide valuable compensation in the event of trip cancellation or interruption, potentially saving vast sums of money that would otherwise be non-refundable.

Travelers are often caught out by unexpected problems, such as their travel operator going bankrupt or a powerful natural disaster. Travel insurance can be a lifeline in these scenarios.

Medical costs for Americans overseas can be astronomical and the right deal will provide invaluable financial protection in the worst-case scenario.

Four in five Americans travel with their cell phones, while one in five bring their laptop, according to a recent AP-Ipsos survey, not to mention iPods, PSPs, cameras and other accessories.

Losing a piece of equipment with personal files or vacation snaps can be heartbreaking, but don’t let it break the bank as well – the right travel insurance deal will cover the cost of your stolen hi-tech toys.

Using Squaremouth‘s online comparison tools, travelers can track down the best travel insurance for them, before tailoring it to their specific needs.

Contributed by J.Bevan