Yahoo Finance, October 23rd 2014 – Flight Insurance Can Take The Worry Out Of Flying

Published by Megan Singh October 24, 2014

Here are some other tips to consider when buying coverage:

  • Take out insurance when you book your trip. After a certain number of days, the company may no longer cover pre-existing medical conditions, airline bankruptcies and other contingencies.
  • Talk to the insurance company directly if you have any questions about coverage.
  • Shop around. Websites such as Squaremouth and InsureMyTrip make it relatively easy to compare different plans.

Before buying a policy, check your credit card benefits. Some traveler-oriented cards, such as the RBC Rewards Visa Preferred and Chase Sapphire Preferred, give card-holders built-in trip cancellation benefits.

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