Trip interruption is a vital component of an international travel insurance medical plan. Good Neighbor Insurance brokerage firm provides this benefit on most of our travel insurance plans. Trip interruption plans typically reimburse you for pre-paid non-refundable travel expenses if unexpected crises (e.g., death of a family member, sickness, airline strike, travel supplier bankruptcy, among other crises) occurs during your trip causing it to be cancelled, interrupted or delayed.
Are you a busy person who likes to travel, whether for vacation or for business? If the answer is yes, then you must carefully prepare you need for your trip, such as passports, luggage, and transportation. But it’s important to also prepare for the worst that could happen during your trip. For example: accidents, natural disasters, disease, etc.
Below are some explanations about the risks that you might find in your trip:
Accident: An accident is the most common risk you face when you decide to take a trip. In 2014, there were Malaysia Airlines had two accidents. These cases received a lot of attention around the world. In addition to these extreme accidents, you face the possibility of accidents when doing typical vacation activities like swimming, mountain climbing, or zip lining.
Disease: Try to imagine when you’ve prepared everything for a vacation, and suddenly you or one of your family members gets sick. We certainly would never want this to happen, but if it does, it’s a hassle! If you’ve already left, do you return home? If it’s the day before you leave, do you postpone? And how much is the treatment going to cost?
Crime: Robbery, injury because of a criminal’s actions, or being a victim of violence is one of the worst possible things that can happen to you on your trip.
Airline error: There are so many ways an airline can mess up. Often airlines will cancel flights at the last minute because of technical problems or bad weather.
Many people do not care about the importance of travel insurance when making travel plans. But disasters can happen anywhere and at any time that could cause you to lose your health and / or your possessions. Therefore, international travel insurance with trip interruption benefits is very important to have!
Here is a great chart (Also at https://www.gninsurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Trip-Interruption.pdf) with some of our travel insurance plans and their trip interruption cover. Call one of our professional international insurance agents here at our toll free number, 866-636-9100 / or our U.S. number at 480-813-9100 or email us at [email protected].