You can consider purchasing the policy that the agent or tour provider offers when you book a trip. But Liz Dahl, a travel agent and founder of the Boomer Travel Patrol advice website, encourages travelers to research other providers’ policies because coverage varies widely. The best way to do that is through comparison websites such as InsureMyTrip, SquareMouth or TravelInsurance.com. Whether a policy is worthwhile may vary by individual, but those who have had coverage and needed it have saved tens of thousands of dollars, especially when a medical emergency is involved.
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