More than 30 million Americans are expected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving holiday travel. And an increasing number of them may be buying travel insurance, for between $20 and $100, for their flights.
“These travel insurance policies can be quite lucrative for whoever sells them,” said Brett Snyder of the airline industry blog Cranky Flier.
Air travel is seen by some as more uncertain than it used to be. “Delays are more common, we know of that,” said Megan Moncrief of travel insurance comparison website Squaremouth. “And then there’s just so many storms.”
Read the full article and listen to the NPR segment here: https://www.marketplace.org/2019/11/28/yes-you-are-being-asked-if-you-want-travel-insurance-more-often/