Don’t be a fool and be sure to purchase travel insurance!
Wise words you may have heard before, smart enough to even to adhere to the words and you have gone on to purchase travel insurance. Then again, maybe you have been that fool who has ignored the words of advice, ignored getting any travel insurance and have been lucky enough to avoid any mishap on your overseas adventure.
I can only call that a lucky escape because there are many travellers out there who have ignored the sound advice of getting themselves travel insurance, be it short-term or long-term, and through an unfortunate event have found themselves wars financially, when it could have so easily been avoided.
Don’t let that fool be you!
Please, don’t let that be you, because you don’t need to turn good memories into expensive memories, all because you failed to do the simple things and forgot to or ignore insurance. Your travel memories won’t be so bright if in the rare chance you do lose your baggage, get robbed, need to cancel your flights, get in an accident or tragically, there is a death.
All those situations mentioned has happened to travellers at times, and by purchasing travel insurance, it can help cover a crisis and avoid huge bills you can’t afford to pay. It’s like having medical insurance, you hope you don’t need to use, it but if you do, it can save you thousands of dollars.
Here are several reasons why you shouldn’t be a fool an to be sure to purchase travel insurance
- Travel insurance is affordable: the Great thing is that travel insurance doesn’t have to cost your lot if you do your homework on the world-wide internet and find the best deal for you. Packages range from basic to premium, keep in mind the cheapest is not always the best.
- Bad things do happen: touched on briefly already, but it’s nothing further from the truth, bad stuff happens on holidays, just like in the real world. Cover yourself on your holiday and save thousands of dollars in the rare event that the worst-case scenario does happen to you on your vacation.
- It is better to be safe than sorry: Most people have not needed to claim their travel insurance, but it doesn’t make it wrong that it was purchased in the first place. As the old saying goes, it better to be safe than sorry.
In recent times, I have heard too many horror stories where families have had to set up fund-me pages and ask for donations to get out of a deeply tragic situation. My heart pours out to anyone affected, especially during a time that is meant to be full of happy memories.
It is what has inspired this article, life does not always go to plan, and that includes carefully thought out travel plans, and worst-case scenarios in any circumstances need to be planned because of the unpredictability of life.
In saying that, hopefully at the end of your trip, you found your recently purchased travel insurance to be a waste of money, and that is a good thing. What is not so good, is when things go wrong, and you’re financially in the wars when it could have easily been avoided.
So, don’t be a fool and be sure to purchase travel insurance for your next vacation.