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MSN, Sept 17 2018 – How to navigate the choppy waters of travel during hurricane season

MSN, Sept 17 2018 – How to navigate the choppy waters of travel during hurricane season

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Hurricane season officially begins in June, but by fall it seems as if storms are rolling off an assembly line near the African coast, barreling (or sometimes meandering) toward the Caribbean and the Southeastern United States with frightening winds and waves the height of eight story buildings. It’s also the time of year when travelers begin to panic as vacation plans are inevitably washed away in hurricane-driven rains.

There are ways to make sure your carefully planned vacation doesn’t turn into a disaster. The easiest way is to plan a trip to hurricane-prone areas before or after the season. But if that’s not an option, here are a few ways to ensure you don’t wind up stuck in a vacation disaster.

Purchase travel insurance

“Most policies are fairly comprehensive and include coverage for trip interruption and trip cancellation,” said Steven Benna, marketing specialist for Squaremouth, a company that compares travel insurance plans. “They also include emergency medical and medical evaluation when you travel.”

Read the full MSN article on travel during hurricane season here: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tips/how-to-navigate-the-choppy-waters-of-travel-during-hurricane-season/ar-BBNsieX