On Monday Travel Guard announced it is providing free emergency medical and travel assistance to all U.S. and Canadian travelers affected by tropical storm Isaac. Some of Travel Guard’s free services include: emergency medical insurance, hotel booking, flight rebooking, emergency cash coordination and message relay.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association has projected an above-normal hurricane season for 2012. Travel insurance may provide assistance for travelers vacationing between the months of June and November.
Many travel insurance policies provide trip cancellation or interruption benefits, which may help reimburse non-refundable trip payments and deposits. When purchasing this type of coverage it is important to make sure weather benefits are included.
Travelers that have been affected by tropical storm Isaac can reach Travel Guard at (866) 644-6811 or visit www.travelguard.com for more information.