Consumer Reports, Sept 19 2016 – Should You Buy Travel Insurance Before Your Next Trip?

Published by Steven Benna September 20, 2016

More people are buying travel insurance. According to SquareMouth, an online travel insurance comparison website, there has been a 20 percent increase in travel insurance policies purchased for vacations for this fall, compared to one year ago.

The increase isn’t surprising given the string of recent worrisome events—from the Zika virus and the devastating earthquake in Italy to chilling acts of terrorism around the world. In fact, SquareMouth reports that consumers searching specifically for policies that cover the cost of a trip canceled or interrupted by terrorism has more than doubled over the past year.

Read the full Consumer Reports article online here:  http://www.consumerreports.org/travel/should-you-buy-travel-insurance/