Travel Tips

Travel Insurance Essentials

Travel insurance is an essential part of going away. Although it’s not compulsory, it can help to provide financial protection should the worst happen while you’re abroad.

What can happen, you ask? Perhaps you slip and require medical treatment, or fall ill and need to spend the night in hospital. Maybe you take a bad fall whilst skiing and need to be lifted off the slopes by helicopter, or perhaps your suitcase gets lost at the airport, with your medication inside. All of these scenarios mean you will be liable for the cost of treatment or medication when you’re abroad, and unless you’ve got the right level of travel insurance in place, you will have to fork out for it.

The bills can quite easily run into the hundreds and even the thousands, so it certainly pays to have the right level of travel insurance cover in place before you go.

Don’t be put off if you’re trying to save money. This is certainly not worth cutting corners on, and travel insurance doesn’t cost the earth anyway. If you’re hoping to find cheap travel insurance, you can use a comparison website to search for policies across all the major insurance providers, and weigh up the prices too. This is a great way to find the right level of cover – and compare the options across the market – and to make sure you’re not paying over the odds.

Remember that where travel insurance is concerned, organizing the right level of cover is a small price to pay for complete peace of mind.

You can find out more about holiday insurance and cheap travel insurance, find the best policy to suit you and discuss ways to tailor your cover through Thomas Cook. Visit the website for further details and to book travel insurance from Thomas Cook.