Holiday season is here! Why you need travel insurance

Apr 18, 2018, 01:54 PM IST

It is that time of the year when you plan your dream summer destination. While flight tickets, hotel bookings etc are a must, you should not neglect travel insurance. Here's why:


Even a well-planned trips can have mishaps. Travel insurance protects you against falling sick, missing a connecting flight or losing your passport etc.


Travel insurance is an inexpensive way to secure the much-planned trip if you truly consider the hassles that you might have to go through if you are not covered.


Health risks are common while on a trip. Data suggests roughly 12 per cent of claims are made on accidents whose value can go up to Rs 30 lakh.


Gastrointestinal problems are another risk, which comprises roughly 7 per cent of total claims with an average claim amount of Rs 1.2 lakh.



One must consider unforeseen risks like having stranded at a foreign place that requires air evacuation. In short, travel insurance is the answer to a safe and hassle free travel.  

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