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Consumer Affairs, June 12 2019 – Consumers should be cautious when looking at credit card-driven travel insurance

Consumer Affairs, June 12 2019 – Consumers should be cautious when looking at credit card-driven travel insurance

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With dust-ups like Carnival Cruise Lines being threatened with a ban from U.S. ports and the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, consumers are starting to take a look at credit cards that come with built-in travel insurance benefits.

That sounds like a good idea in theory, “but depending on each traveler and their trip specifics, this limited coverage may be exactly what they need, or it may not provide the right benefits or coverage amounts,” Jenna Hummer, a spokesperson for Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison site, told ConsumerAffairs.

Hummer recommends that the consumer do a little more investigating before they sign up for a new credit card for the sole purpose of a travel insurance perk. “One big concern is when travelers assume their credit card offers the trip protection they need but they do not check the coverage details in advance of their trip.”

Read the full Consumer Affairs article online here: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/consumers-should-be-cautious-when-looking-at-credit-card-driven-travel-insurance-061219.html