Essentials in any Travel Insurance Policy

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Travel insurance is a vital part of any travel plans, helping to ensure your safety, wellbeing and financial security if things go wrong. A travel insurance policy not only protects you while you are away but also before you leave. If you are planning to travel abroad or even domestically, it is important to think ahead and protect yourself before leaving. In this post, Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive, discusses the importance of travel insurance and the most important features of any travel insurance policy.

Many say that travel insurance is unnecessary, as it is included within your own medical, auto or home insurance or via certain credit cards. This is simply untrue. While some travel insurance coverage may be included with these policies, they may not reimburse when travels need to cancel or interrupt a trip or a close family member becomes ill. There is also no obligation on the part of airlines, cruise lines, hotel or tour operators to reimburse non-refundable deposits or pre-payments if travelers need to cancel their trips due to a natural disaster. Below are important features of any good travel insurance policy:

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