When you travel, things don’t always go as planned. Sudden illnesses, accidents, and other emergencies are inevitable in life whether we like it or not. While planning a vacation, the last thing you want to think about is something going wrong. Even the most minor situations can become more stressful while you are traveling and are away from the comfort of your everyday surroundings.
Travel protection allows you to travel confidently, knowing you have a plan in place to address life’s “what if” moments. There are numerous options for travel protection that will offer you coverage worldwide. It’s important to evaluate how often you travel, the types of destinations you are visiting, the length of your stays, and the activities you have planned when deciding if travel insurance is the right choice for you and your family.
Flight interruptions or delays, missed connecting flights, delayed baggage, and lost, stolen, or damaged personal items are extremely inconvenient. Travel protection reimburses these unfortunate costs back to you. Many stressors on vacation are due to travel inconveniences and a travel insurance policy will allow you to fly the friendly skies with ease.
One of the worst things that could happen on a vacation is that someone in your party gets sick or sustains an injury. If you become injured or have a medical emergency, the cost of treatment could be covered under a travel protection plan. This may include travel expenses to get back home if necessary.
While there are many parts to your vacation, having a travel insurance policy helps put your mind at ease because you know that you are covered no matter where you are. Be sure to speak with your agent to make sure you’re covered anywhere in the world. At the end of the day, you need to surround yourself with confidence in the level of your protection wherever your travels take you.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Abbey Bouchard, a Client Advisor in the Private Client division of Bouchard, specializes in high net worth personal insurance that focuses on affluent individuals with more complex insurance portfolios and exposures. As a third generation Bouchard working for Bouchard Insurance, Abbey’s purpose is to continually better serve the affluent client base by promoting exemplary service and always putting the client first. | Connect on LinkedIn