Can You Buy Travel Insurance After Booking Your Trip?

The short answer is: It’s not too late!

You absolutely can buy travel insurance after booking your trip.

However, it’s always best to purchase insurance as early in the process as possible.

if you procrastinate, you may miss out on certain benefits.

Can you buy travel insurance after booking a flight?

The good news is that, in most cases, you can obtain travel insurance up until the day before your trip actually begins. You can definitely purchase travel insurance even after you buy the plane tickets. Most travel agencies will actually purchase plane tickets and insurance policies almost simultaneously.

Can I buy travel insurance later?

Fortunately, travelers can purchase travel insurance as late as the day before their departure date if they want to buy a fully comprehensive travel insurance policy, which includes cancellation coverage for their trip costs. Only a few providers write policies the day of travel or later.

How far in advance do I need to buy travel insurance?

Many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specified number of days (usually 10-14) of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

Can I buy travel insurance after final payment?

Yes, you may get any of our Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Travel Insurance plans before or after you pay in full. The latest date you may buy a policy is the day before you leave. All the other coverages start after you depart on your trip.