What is Rental Vehicle Coverage in travel insurance?

This benefit when offered usually covers physical loss or damage to a rental vehicle during your covered trip.  If you should have an accident or sustain damage you must file a report with the police and rental agency. It does not generally include damage to any other vehicle, property or persons.  Conditions may apply and […]

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When is the best time to buy travel insurance?

The best time to buy travel insurance is usually within 2 weeks of making your very first payment towards the trip.  Many policies offer additional benefits when the policy is purchased during this advantage period. The additional benefits usually cover financial default of a travel supplier and offer a pre-existing condition exclusion waiver.  Some optional […]

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Why would I need "cancel for any reason" in travel insurance?

Each travel insurance policy has a list of  “covered” reasons for trip cancellation and trip interruption. If you cancel your trip for any reason not otherwise covered by the policy, a “cancel for any reason” benefit would be required for reimbursment. Please note, a reduced benefit is paid and other conditions may apply such as […]

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Will travel insurance cover my airfare if my cruise is cancelled?

Many travel insurance policies will cover any prepaid, non-refundable trip costs if your trip is cancelled due to the financial default or bankruptcy of a travel supplier.  Travel Insured International will cover the airfare in the event your cruise is cancelled for other reasons, however you must insure the entire trip cost for this benefit.

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Does travel insurance cover work related reasons for trip cancellation?

Typically, most travel insurance plans in the past have excluded business related reasons for trip cancellation or trip interruption.  Some policies do cover an unexpected layoff or termination if you have been employed a minimum number of years, depending on the policy.  Recently, many travel insurance plans have added an optional “cancel for work reasons” […]

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