Travel Insurance is Travel Protection For You
are already falling in parts of the United States. Snow,
sleet, freezing rain and ice mean trouble for the nation's
transportation providers, especially airlines. Access America,
a leading provider of travel insurance and emergency assistance
services, urges travelers to purchase travel insurance to
protect themselves against potential travel delays and trip
cancellations caused by harsh winter weather.
frozen precipitation may only fall in certain parts of
the country, the effects may be felt everywhere. "Flying
out of Miami doesn't make you immune to a winter weather
delay," said Beth Godlin, Access America's Senior
Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "The plane
you are supposed to board could be arriving from Chicago
where a snow storm may be delaying all flights."
Access America travel insurance covers up to $150 per
day per person to reimburse for one-time accommodation
and traveling expenses that result from a covered travel
delay of six or more hours. Maximum coverage limits depend
on the product.
many travelers, the included 24-hour emergency assistance
is the number one reason to purchase travel insurance.
"When the planes aren't flying and everyone is trying
to work with the airline's gate agent, our customers can
simply call us on their mobile phones and we'll help them
make hotel and travel arrangements," says Godlin.
"It's a huge time saver and stress reliever."
travelers opt for non-refundable tickets which provide
no security if their trip is canceled or delayed due to
bad weather. Travel insurance not only provides travelers
with reimbursement for their ticket but also offers coverage
for lost, stolen or delayed baggage, supplier bankruptcy
and much more. Travelers should talk to their travel agents
about what type of insurance is best for them. When purchasing
travel insurance, be sure to ask about coverage that protects
Weather conditions and natural disasters that hinder travel.
accidents before or during your vacation
tour, cruise or other supplier bankruptcy