We suggest trip cancellation insurance, as well, as you never know what obstacles life can toss at you leading up to a trip. However, we do not require this coverage, we only suggest it highly. Please read this article to understand a bit more about trip cancellation insurance and what it may or may not cover.
Below you will find some options to look into, if this is a new world to you. However, we ask that you carefully consider your choice in travel insurance. What works for some people may not work for others, particularly if you have any pre-existing conditions. Please do take the time to consider the best policy for your individual needs.
World Nomads provides medical coverage for guests under 70 that includes trip cancellation, as well. You can use the box on this page to get a quote and see coverage.
InsureMyTrip.com is a good place to see and compare many policies at once, and you can refine the options by what coverage you would like.
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not wish to get trip cancellation coverage, you can enter the trip cost as “$0” and still see medical coverage options. This may be a good option for our guests who are over 70 years old.
This website includes options from companies like Allianz, Travel Guard, Trip Assure, April, GeoBlue and more.
Squaremouth.com is another insurance comparison site, with very clear options (such as trip cancellation, pre-existing conditions, cancel for any reason, etc). Squaremouth’s interface is very easy and intuitive to use!
It may also be a good idea to check with your credit card companies, especially American Express, to see if they offer any medical coverage for travel.