These tragic deaths today while on a vacation away from home once again highlight the importance of always protecting your travel investment with insurance. If you were on a cruise with a loved one, and he or she died during the cruise, did you ever think about such issues as who you would call for help, how you would cover your unanticipated living expenses while having to stay at that port of call, or how you would get your loved one’s body home?
Even the best-planned trip can incur unforeseen issues. Travel insurance should really be thought of more as travel protection, because it is much more than just trip cancellation insurance. Most all reputable providers, such as TravelSafe, include a 24/7 worldwide customer service help line for medical, legal, or other emergency assistance, and include medical evacuation coverage as well as coverage for repatriation of remains.
Read the article from msnbc.com here.