There are many differences between travel insurance and a vacation waiver. Christopher Benson learned about those differences in a hard way.
When Benson and his wife, Betty, planned a trip to Paris, Orbitz offered them a “vacation waiver” option that looked a lot like travel insurance. But it wasn’t. So when the Bensons tried to invoke the waiver, it didn’t work as they expected. Lufthansa would not refund their tickets from Chicago to Paris. “Here are the important differences between a vacation waiver and travel insurance”