If you decide to go ahead with your trip, travel insurance has other advantages that could come into play. Many policies will cover medical care and the cost of returning home early if you fall ill or become injured. Some policies pay for medically equipped flights to a hospital or, in extreme situations, back home. If you’re interested in buying travel insurance for a trip sometime in the future, you can compare coverage and rates at third-party sites such as www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com.
Linda Kane, a frequent traveler from New York City, says last year she and her husband purchased a travel insurance plan that would cover up to $50,000 in medical expenses for an upcoming trip overseas. But they reconsidered their plans, concerned about the coronavirus. “We were supposed to go to Morocco,” she says. “But eventually we decided not to go. And we were able to postpone.”
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