Trip Cancellation Insurance

what is trip cancellation insurance

By Nancy Parode. Senior Travel Expert

Nancy Parode's travel and cultural articles have appeared in print magazines, such as Military Spouse and Northern Virginia. and on several websites, including Sixty and Me, IntoWine.com, The World & I Online and NotForTourists.com. Nancy also blogged about military life for HometownAnnapolis.com, the website of Annapolis, Maryland's The Capital newspaper. Tripping.com named Nancy's Senior Travel blog here at About.com a Top Travel Blog in the Senior Travel category, and About.com's Senior Travel website made Discover Corps ' list of Best Baby Boomer Travel Sites for 2105.

Nancy has been featured on NPR affiliate WRVO Public Media's "Take Care" radio show and BlogTalkRadio's

"Transformed Travel" show. She has been interviewed by The New York Times' Frugal Travel writer Seth Kugel, SixtyandMe.com's Margaret Manning, The Amateur Traveler's Chris Christensen and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott.

Trip cancellation insurance will protect you if you need to cancel your trip before your departure date, provided you cancel for a covered reason. Covered reasons typically include illness, injury or death of a family member or traveling companion, or your own illness, injury or death. Most policies specify that you (or the ill or injured party) must see a physician and obtain a letter from that physician stating that you are too ill or disabled to travel.

Source: seniortravel.about.com

Category: Insurance

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