We highly recommend travel insurance. Between missed connections, lost or delayed luggage, or medical emergencies, you want the peace of mind that your vacation investment is well protected. No matter who you buy from – please consider vacation insurance before you travel. Still not sure? Consider these commonly asked questions:

Why should a traveler buy travel protection?

Travel protection gives travelers coverage for unforeseen circumstances, from a cancelled flight to a serious illness - or in rare cases, even an act of terrorism or the financial default of a travel supplier. If an illness, accident, or other covered unforeseen circumstance forces a traveler to cancel or interrupt their plans, they face two major financial losses - money invested in prepaid, nonrefundable and unused payments or deposits, and medical expenses that in many instances may not be covered by health insurance.

What happens if a traveler must cancel their vacation?

Often a traveler will lose nonrefundable deposits and prepayments that can add up to hundreds - or even thousands - of dollars. A travel protection plan can provide trip cancellation coverage for the traveler's vacation investment - the insurance company reimburses the traveler for prepaid, nonrefundable and unused payments or deposits for a covered reason.

How does trip cancellation and interruption coverage work?

It reimburses for prepaid, nonrefundable, unused payments or deposits if the traveler must cancel or interrupt their trip due to a covered reason.

What other coverage is typically included in a travel protection plan?

In addition to trip cancellation and interruption, today's travel protection may also cover emergency medical expenses and emergency medical transportation, to the nearest adequate medical facility when ordered by a doctor. Reimbursement for additional accommodations, meals and local transportation expenses incurred due to travel delays. Reimbursement for the purchase of essential items if baggage is delayed; and coverage against lost, stolen or damaged baggage.

Does travel protection cover terrorism?

Many travel protection plans do not cover terrorism, or only cover terrorist acts that occur on foreign soil. Travel insurance through Travelex Insurance can cover terrorist incidents both in the United States and abroad.

How much does travel protection cost?

The cost of travel protection is based, in most cases, on the value of the trip, the length of the trip and the plan purchased.

Please view detailed information on each of the travel insurance plans we offer by clicking on the following links:

If you need immediate emergency travel assistance for plans purchased on or after November 1, 2012 please contact Travelex's designated provider at 1.855.892.6495 (Within U.S.A. & Canada) or 1.603.328.1373 (Outside of U.S.A. & Canada).

For plans purchased prior to November 1, 2012, please contact RBC Insurance at 1.905.816.2561 (International Collect).

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