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Over 50 per cent of Explorer Travel Insurance customers to take multiple holidays this year

More than half (58 per cent) of the 1,500 respondents to Explorer’s survey said that they were planning two or more overseas trips during 2022, with Spain, Greece and France the most popular destinations.

 And despite the disruption of the past two years caused by the pandemic, when asked ‘what are the most important considerations when choosing a travel insurance policy’?, the top-two buying factors were emergency medical expenses cover not related to coronavirus (26 per cent), closely followed by the policy cost (25 per cent).

 Explorer’s Managing Director Ian Jennings commented: “For many, 2022 will be the first time that they have travelled overseas for 3 years.  It’s great that people want to reconnect with friends and family outside of the UK again, as well as take that well-earned summer break.”

He also added: “Whilst it’s true that cover relating to Coronavirus is an important part of our policies,

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Ninety per cent of US travellers likely to purchase travel insurance

The survey also found that most Allianz customers plan to travel in the near future with summer trips planned to US, European and Caribbean destinations. Cruise will rebound significantly as almost a fifth of Allianz customers are planning cruises while just one in 10 will take road trips. Covid outbreaks and the impact of inflation are the top concerns of Allianz Travel Insurance customers. The survey results included the opinions of a random sample of more than 2,000 Allianz customers.

Travel insurance continues to be an important consideration for travellers, with 90 per cent of survey respondents reporting they were ‘extremely or somewhat likely’ to purchase trip protection when booking their next trip.

When asked about summer travel concerns, the top two cited by respondents were ‘another Covid spike causing travel issues/delays’ (37 per cent) and ‘testing positive for Covid before or during my trip’ (24 per cent). Other concerns

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Buy travel insurance for once in a lifetime vacations

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – With the unknowns of the latest covid variants on summer travel, many experts still recommend getting travel insurance under certain circumstances.

“A lot of travel insurance policies have actually added COVID-specific coverage to many of their policies. And that’s a good thing because typically known problems like pandemics are not covered,” said Sara Rathner. She’s a personal finance expert at NerdWallet. She says that COVID-specific language gives you a little bit of extra protection if COVID is the reason your trip gets canceled or delayed or cut short.

She also says if you are planning a very expensive trip, one of those “once in a lifetime vacations” and you’ve pre-paid for a lot of it, it could be worth looking into travel insurance.

Make sure your travel rewards credit card doesn’t already cover you and comes with trip insurance.

“There’s still lots of flexibility when it

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Can You Change Your Travel Insurance Plan After You Buy It? | Travel

Savvy travelers know to include travel insurance in their vacation budget and to buy a policy when they book their trip. Doing so provides the longest period of coverage and allows you to take advantage of coverage that must be added shortly after you pay your first trip deposit.

But a lot can change before you depart, such as your itinerary. You may decide to revise your itinerary by swapping out excursions or may want to stay longer than you initially planned. Or, you may have simply made a mistake when you filled in prices or dates when buying your plan.

It’s relatively easy to change your travel insurance details if your trip changes. Here’s how.

Types of Travel Insurance Changes You Can Make

Here are examples of changes you may want to make to a travel insurance plan after you buy it.

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