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: One of the members of our family is much older than the rest of us. Does that effect the premium? What does "baggage delay" cover? What is "International Medical" travel insurance? My travel insurance policy excludes hazardous sports? What is considered a hazardous sport? I have already departed from my primary place of residence. May I purchase cancellation insurance for a return trip home?