AP Explains the Importance of Travel Insurance

In a recent article the Associated Press explained the value of travel insurance, which provides coverage for medical care, medical evacuation, political evacuation, and similar coverages when traveling abroad. (There are also travel insurance policies that cover foreign nationals traveling to the United States). The article is correct in saying that many (but not all) health insurance policies will cover medical emergencies abroad, they generally do not include medical evacuation. If you are traveling abroad this summer for vacation, a mission trip, or for business, you really need to purchase travel insurance to cover these very expensive and potentially life-saving costs. Travel insurance is not that expensive – ask us for more information today.