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6 Reasons why Travel Insurance is a MUST.

Updated: Feb 26, 2020

Travelling, it's great for the body, mind and soul. The perfect break from your 9-5 and anything considered a responsibility. The perfect opportunity to get away from it all.

That said however, with life's unpredictable nature, your perfect holiday can turn into a nightmare! Here, we give you 5 reasons why you should always opt for travel insurance cover.

1. Not actually going on holiday!

Picture this, you've booked your flights, your hotels, your airport pick-up, everything is in order and you're counting down the days to your well deserved break. Life though, it's unpredictable and something happens meaning you need to cancel your trip. If for any reason you need to cancel your trip, having a travel insurance policy will cover your loss.

2. Flight delays and interruptions.

On the day this article was written, according to FlightStats by Cirium, over 11,000 flights were delayed globally. Having your flight delayed or cancelled, passport stolen or a traffic incident. Travel Insurance can cover you for many of these common incidents. The peace of mind had when having the right cover for instances like these is a relief for many.

3. Feeling under the weather.

Chances are your health insurance policy doesn't actually cover you overseas. It could be anything, from a serious fall to a bad scallop, Travel Insurance is there to cover any medical cost you might have whilst out on your trip. Get in touch with us and we will guide you towards a policy that best suits your requirements.

4. Actual bad weather.

If you're travelling to countries known for unpredictable weather, it's something you have no control over that could lead to travel delays ( See reason 2 ) or cause you to cancel your trip altogether. It's not easy to relax in a hotel during hurricane season. Travel Insurance cover we source can protect you if adverse weather or a natural disaster causes a covered event, such as a flight cancellation to come between you and your trip.

5. Honey, where's our luggage?

You've landed at your destination, tired from the flight and you can't wait to get to the hotel to relax and unpack that those funky swim-shorts. Waiting at the baggage reclaim and after what feels like forever your baggage never comes. Travel Insurance will cover your loss from instances such as lost or stolen baggage.

6. Frequent Flyer Points.

You just saved a lot of cash by using your Frequent Flyer Points when booking your flights. Travel Insurance can protect your the frequent flyer points you have been saving. In the instance where you won't be able to recover them, Travel Insurance cover can actually compensate you for the ones you have lost.

You deserve to enjoy real peace of mind when out on holiday. Fill out our quote form here! Travel smart and don't leave it to chance.

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