Different Travel Policy Types

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Travel insurance is designed to protect you and your belongings against life’s unexpected events

Different Travel Policy Types

Travel insurance is designed to protect you and your belongings against life’s unexpected events while on you are travelling locally or abroad so that you can focus on enjoying your trip. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, it is always good to consider having travel insurance in place. There are many different types of travel insurance policies which protect different aspects.

Standard travel insurance is typically the most popular insurance amongst travelers and includes coverage for:

  • Baggage insurance which covers the value of your luggage and possessions if your they are lost, stolen or damages while you are travelling.
  • Cancellation cover, this assists you in getting your money refunded if your trip is cancelled.
  • Delay cover protects you in situations where your trip is delayed.
  • Emergency assistance provides coverage if you need to be transported home due to injury or illness while you are travelling.
  • Medical expense cover assists you in covering medical or hospital costs for any medical emergencies while you are travelling away from home.
  • Personal liability insurance is essential to protect you if you damage anything or anyone.

Standard travel insurance does unfortunately not cover extreme sports, natural disasters, seeking treatment for pre-existing medical conditions or terrorism. In a situation where you require specific travel insurance coverage, it is a good idea to investigate additional insurance policies which are available.

Different types of travel insurance policies

Specific travel insurance policies include insurance for single trips which is a short-term travel insurance for a defined period of time, annual multi-trip travel which is helpful if you travel frequently within a year and worldwide travel which ensures that you are covered when travelling anywhere in the world. Backpackers insurance is also a specific trip policy which covers you while travelling across multiple countries. Other specific travel policy types include family travel insurance, winter sports travel insurance, cruise insurance, insurance for individuals with pre-existing medical conditions as well as travel insurance for individuals over the age of 65 years.

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