Travel insurance is becoming increasingly more accessible for travelers. They have the option of obtaining coverage through:

  • Travel Agents
  • Going on-line and filling out applications in the comfort of their home
  • Using a credit card as an added feature for travel protection coverage

But is this always a good idea or the best practice for most individuals. Probably not!

Speaking to a travel insurance specialist may be the better option. They will be able to help you out with those hard to understand applications and definitions. CBC Marketplace had the opportunity to interview some individuals who would have probably benefited from someone going through that application with them. Here’s what they had to say…