When I think of travel insurance mistakes, I’m reminded of Carol Buckley’s case. She recently contacted me about her daughter, who had booked two airline tickets from Boston to London, purchasing the airline-recommended insurance. “Avoid these common travel insurance mistakes on your next trip”
Travel insurance doesn’t always work.
There, I said it. “What to do when travel insurance doesn’t work”
When John Joseph and his wife planned a trip to Universal Studios, they thought it might be a good idea to purchase travel insurance. After all, they were paying a great deal of money for their trip, and they wanted to make sure they could get it back if they weren’t able to go. They bought a “cancel-for-any-reason” policy through AAA Travel for their Universal Vacation Package. “Here’s why it’s important to read the terms of your trip insurance policy”
Phyllis Occhionero and Erna Frances thought a well-deserved and hassle-free Princess cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to their home city of Seal Beach, near Los Angeles, Calif., was just what the doctor ordered.
But doctor’s orders quickly changed to emergency care during the middle of the cruise when Frances needed surgery — stat. “Princess saves the day — and a life”
Your flight has been canceled. Your cruise ship isn’t sailing. You’re sick and can’t travel. But your travel company won’t issue you a refund for your fares.
Many of our readers will respond to your story with: “You should have purchased travel insurance.”
Are they right? “Let’s talk about travel insurance”