SOME OF the eternal questions that have plagued mankind since the beginning of time include “Who am I?”, “Does God exist?”, and “Should I buy travel insurance for my trip to Playa del Carmen?” Well, we can’t help you with the first two, but we can suggest “probably” to the third. Here’s why.
Trip cancellation and flying home early
According to the US Travel Insurance Association, trip cancellation remains the number one reason people buy travel insurance. And while it’s great to know you can be reimbursed for your $800 plane ticket when your A-hole gallbladder needs to be removed two weeks before your planned trip to Bali, did you know that travel insurance can also reimburse you if you have to cancel because something similar happens to your backpack buddy, business partner, or close family member?