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  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

  • Maintain Travel Flexibility with Trip Cancellation Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
The life of an international student is a busy one, and you may often find your plans changing with very short notice. Trip cancellation insurance gives you the flexibility to adapt your travel plans to your busy life so that you will not lose your travel plan investments.

You may find that plans to travel home over a school break are derailed by the need to study for a test or work on a paper. You could find that being on a large university campus in close contract with thousands of other students leaves you sick at the time you were planning a trip. Or as the constantly shifting travel safety landscape changes, you may need or want to cancel a visit. Whatever the reason, a student's travel plans simply do not always go as planned.

International travel continues to increase in price, and airlines have become less willing to offer refunds or reschedule flights. So if you need to cancel or re-book a trip, you will easily be looking at paying double or even triple the cost of your original itinerary. However, if you have trip cancellation insurance, you will be able to protect the investment you make in travel plans.

Trip cancellation allows you to recoup your expenses when cancelling a trip for a variety of different reasons. You can even get coverage on non-refundable flights. Trip cancellation insurance is inexpensive, especially when compared to the aforementioned cost of cancelling and re-booking your flights, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation. Do not let your changing schedule cause financial woes for you; inexpensive protection is available in the form of trip cancellation insurance. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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