Travel insurance may be purchased for periods of travel as little as 5 days. It can protect against the loss of non-refundable travel costs, such as airfare, hotel and tour expenses. It can help facilitate payment, and act as an advocate so that you’re not overcharged because you’re an American.
Coverage can be purchased in a combination of monthly and/or daily periods by paying the appropriate plan cost. Cancellation Waiver is different from a Trip Cancellation insurance policy. We ask because trip cost determines the amount of trip cancellation and trip interruption coverage and affects the premium cost. Some plans offer trip cancellation & interruption coverage if you miss over 50% of your trip due to the delay. Cruise and tour operators sometimes offer Cancellation Waivers – another form of trip cancellation coverage. For more information about this type of coverage, visit our Trip Cancellation Insurance section.
This insurance covers medical emergencies, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation, personal belongings and personal liability. A trip cancellation policy will reimburse you for these lost deposits. For example, most policies now still cover trip cancellation if the U.S. State Department issues a travel warning. It Cancellation or Interruption protects the financial investment you've made in your travel arrangements. Trip Cancellation coverage keeps you from losing your vacation savings if you need to cancel for a covered reason.
Nearly all the same reasons you would cancel your trip are covered as a trip interruption. But even the most carefully planned trip can be complicated by unforeseen events. Remember, no matter how well planned your trip is, the unexpected can and often does occur. It Cancellations and Travel Delays due to blizzards and ice storms have derailed or shortened many vacations. Roughly speaking, a $5,000 trip will put you back $200 to $400.
With so much money at stake, such a trip might be worth insuring, Sometimes cancelling a trip is inevitable. Our insurance plans help protect you if your trip is delayed due to disorderly civil conditions at the destination. Booking your trip is only part of planning a great vacation. www.mason.globaltravel.com