Question: Should You Buy Travel Protection?

Is it a good idea to buy trip insurance?

While you’re never required to buy travel insurance, it’s a good idea for more expensive trips.

The last thing you want to see is thousands of dollars in non-refundable purchases evaporate because of an unforeseen event.

You can follow these below tips to you help you decide when travel insurance is worth it.

When should you buy travel insurance?

WHEN SHOULD I BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE? The best time to buy travel insurance is within 15 days of making the first deposit on your trip, since buying early can often qualify you for bonus coverages. However, many plans let you buy coverage up until the day before you leave.

Should I buy travel insurance before booking flight?

You can buy travel insurance anytime, even if you haven’t made any trip payments at all. However, Squaremouth recommends buying shortly after making your first trip payment. This will ensure you have coverage for any unforeseen occurrences between booking and departing.

What is a covered reason for trip cancellation?

Typical covered reasons for trip cancellation/interruption include: Injury or illness of insured, travel companion, family member, or business partner. Hurricane or natural disaster strikes destination. Bankruptcy or financial default of travel company. Terrorism or mandatory evacuation at destination.