May I purchase travel insurance if I do not have a travel agent? Published by Chris Harvey September 9, 2008 You may purchase travel insurance even if you are an independent traveler making all your own travel arrangements. Related articles: Can I get live assistance with a quote or purchase? Are there medical conditions that are not covered by travel insurance? Should I consider extending my return date to accomodate any unforseen delays in my return home? What other coverage is typically included in an AIG Travel Guard travel insurance plan? What is covered under the "Cancel for Work Reasons" benefit?