Family Travel Insurance Might Save Your 2022 Trip Budget
Travel disruptions remain top-of-mind for many travelers, especially those with families. Booking that long-deferred vacation only to have it fall apart is a real concern. So insuring a trip against inevitable uncertainties can save families from travel losses — if done right.
International travel is roaring back. Per the International Trade Administration, the number of US citizens leaving for international destinations in April 2022 was nearly 2.5 times higher than the year before. Yet traveling abroad still carries the risk of travel disruption.
According to an August 2021 AAA survey, 31% of US travelers say they are more likely to purchase travel insurance for trips through the end of 2022 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
But what are the best ways to buy travel insurance for a family? And, for starters, what is travel insurance, exactly?
Travel insurance 101
Travel insurance is a confusing term because it sounds