As travelers plan their upcoming holiday getaways for the fall and winter travel seasons, they are often concerned that bad winter weather or other unforeseen circumstances may ruin their plans. Lengthy travel delays due to snow, sleet, rain and traffic affect both road and air travel. The fall and winter travel seasons can be some of the busiest and most stressful times to vacation.
Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, recognizes that while travelers may not be able to prevent such delays, they can protect themselves with travel insurance. There are benefits available that could help combat the expenses incurred from travel delays and missed connections.
When delays are extended due to weather or common carrier cessation, travelers are burdened with making alternative arrangements. Hotel accommodations, meals, and local transportation while you are delayed may be covered under your travel insurance policy.
Similarly, missed connection benefits may provide some relief for costs incurred to catch up to a trip in the event of a missed connection due to a covered reason. Squaremouth recommends travelers read their policy details to determine benefit maximums and policy exclusions.