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Travelling to Europe: What you need to Know about Travel Insurance

September 19th, 2011  |  Travel Insurance

Taking a trip to Europe is a wonderful experience. With so much history and so many great countries to visit, there is no shortage of things to do and sights to see. But if you are taking a trip to a far destination like Europe, you need to ensure you are protected with a good travel insurance policy.

Many people make the assumption that all travel insurance policies are the same. However, this could not be further from the truth. They are many different types of travel insurance and consumers need to do their homework before they select a policy for their trip.

Here are some important things that you need to know about travel insurance before you purchase coverage:

  • You have options: You can purchase travel insurance from a number of different places. You can purchase it from an insurance company, a travel agency, your credit card company, or you can get if from an insurance broker.
  • Book coverage when you book your trip: It is best to book your travel insurance as soon as you book your trip. This way everything will be set up for your trip.
  • Get cancellation coverage: This form of coverage will ensure that you can get your money back if you have to cancel your trip. You never know what could come up before you leave for your trip.
  • Get a multiple trip policy if you travel frequently: If you are a frequent traveller, you can purchase a travel insurance policy that will cover you for all your trips. And, you can save money when compared to purchasing a new travel policy for each trip. 

It is always a good idea to get a number of quotes before you choose a travel insurance policy. If you need a quote, talk with us at HUB Insurance Hunter and we will provide you with a number of quotes in only a matter of minutes. 

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