|10 Reasons to
Purchase Travel Insurance
There are hundreds of circumstances that
could cause you to cancel your trip, return home early or force you
to seek emergency medical treatment while traveling.
To demonstrate the importance of purchasing travel insurance,
here are 10 common examples of what could go wrong.
10 p.m. and you and your immediate family arrive at the airport for
a connecting flight, only to find that your flight has been
cancelled. Who can assist you with finding new flights to get
2. Your bag was lost with your insulin inside.
You need help to locate your bag as soon as possible and have your
emergency prescription filled. Who do you call?
visit to Alaska, and your passport and wallet are stolen. Where do
you turn for emergency cash, and how will you get your passport
4. You're involved in an accident and adequate
medical treatment is not available. Who will help arrange and pay
for a medical evacuation?
5. If your sister-in-law becomes
seriously ill and you must cancel your trip, what happens to your
non-refundable deposits or pre-payments?
6. You arrive in
Anchorage and your luggage doesn't. If it's lost, who will help you
find it? If it's delayed, who will pay for your necessities? If it's
stolen, who will pay to replace it?
7. Your airline or goes
on strike. Who will pay for your non-refundable expenses? Who will
help get you to your destination?
8. You're walking along the
beach in Homer AK and twist your ankle. Who can help you find a
9. Three weeks before your scheduled arrival, a
terrorist incident occurs in the city to which you are planning to
visit. Who will pay if you want to cancel your trip?
are visiting Sitka, and you are forced to evacuate due to an
approaching storm. Who will help you evacuate and who will reimburse
your lost vacation investment?