BMT 028: Travel Insurance 101

Travel Insurance 101

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I always recommend that travelers get some sort of travel insurance before starting a trip. This is a big subject and can be confusing in many ways, so I’m here to break it down for you. In this episode, I outline 8 things I look for in a travel insurance plan and what they mean to the traveler. I also recommend two websites where you can purchase your plans and I walk you through the process of getting quoted for your trip online.

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Episode 28 Show Notes

What you will hear in this episode:

Why you should get a travel insurance plan, what 8 things I look for in a good plan, where and how to get a plan online.

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Remember to check your credit card to see if it offers travel insurance. If it does, purchase your flight with that card to get the coverage for your trip.

What to look for in a travel insurance plan:

Refer to my Travel Insurance page for more details

  1. Trip Cancellation (pre-departure) and Trip Interruption (post-departure)
  2. Travel Delay
  3. Baggage Delay coverage
  4. Lost Baggage coverage
  5. Accidental Death (Common Carrier or Flight)
  6. Medical Evacuation
  7. Medical
  8. Extreme Sports coverage

Related: Learn more about Pharmacies Overseas

Where to buy travel insurance:

Allianz Insurance
World Nomads


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