Serious issues while traveling within the United States happen more often than consumers realize. While international travelers are more likely to recognize the importance of securing travel protection for their trip, as traveling abroad certainly seems to be more risky these days, domestic travelers often overlook just how valuable such coverage can be.
In fact, domestic travelers encounter many of the same problems the globetrotting set might have to deal with. And what they may not realize is that the peace of mind that can come with travel insurance could cost much less than expected, in line with less-expensive domestic travel. Further, rather than asking whether a domestic trip costs enough money to warrant travel insurance, consumers might want to consider the possible costs of certain unexpected issues if they don’t have coverage.
With that, CSA Travel Protection, which for 25 years has been a leading provider of travel insurance solutions, provides helpful tips on the benefits of travel insurance for both international and domestic travelers.
“Whether travelers are traveling several states away or halfway around the world, life’s unexpected challenges have a tendency to pop up at the most inopportune times,” said Bob Chambers, Vice President of Operations at CSA Travel Protection. “Domestic and international trips alike can be canceled or interrupted due to illness; luggage can be lost, damaged, or delayed; a natural disasters can lead to an evacuation of your destination – just to name a small fraction of the potential risks to finances and well-being that travelers face.”
Bob Chambers continued, “At CSA Travel Protection, we understand this, and have crafted well-rounded coverages that can help travelers deal with the unexpected. Our job is not only to anticipate bad scenarios, but also help ensure we provide our customers with the peace of mind that only comes with knowing they can be covered from certain, unforeseen mishaps.”
Just as an international trip may delayed if a traveler injures themselves while walking the Great Wall of China, a domestic traveler’s itinerary could be interrupted by extreme weather in the Great Lakes region. Unfortunately missed connections can lead to anxiety, confusion and an overall feeling of helplessness. Additional stress comes from the financial costs associated with re-connecting with a travel group.
A travel insurance plan can help vacationers with complex itineraries catch up quickly after a travel snafu, as long as it’s considered a covered event. If a trip is interrupted or delayed, CSA Travel Protection planholders can speak with a dedicated customer service team member to determine the best way to move forward, whether in Paris, France or Paris, Texas.
Adverse Weather Conditions
Chambers concluded, “Travel protection may cover travelers for a variety of issues should they have difficulty reaching their destination or returning home. Just as a typhoon may disrupt travel to an exotic beach getaway in Thailand, hurricane season may cause similar problems to a planned trip along the Carolina Coast. Switch seasons, and a winter snowstorm can wreak havoc on air travel throughout the entire Northeast. Those traveling during times of the year where extreme weather conditions are a known hazard are offered multiple solutions that can cover a variety of expenses related to adverse weather conditions.”
Whether travelers have trips planned domestically or internationally, travel insurance from a reputable partner such as CSA Travel Protection is critical to protecting their trip investment. With the right travel insurance solution in place, travelers can enjoy peace of mind and focus on what is important – enjoying their trip to the fullest extent possible.
About CSA Travel Protection
CSA Travel Protection is dedicated to providing valuable travel insurance and emergency assistance services to protect travelers’ vacation investments and provide the peace of mind one deserves while traveling. For 25 years CSA has developed a reputation for standing behind its customers and by offering products and services to meet their needs. Through award-winning customer service, extensive experience and industry-leading innovation, CSA is with its clients every step of the way, whenever and wherever they are needed.
Travel insurance plans are administered by Customized Services Administrators, Inc., CA Lic. No. 821931, located in San Diego, CA and doing business as CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services. Plans are available to residents of the U.S. but may not be available in all jurisdictions. Benefits and services are described on a general basis; certain conditions and exclusions apply. Travel Retailers may not be licensed to sell insurance, in all states, and are not authorized to answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of this insurance and cannot evaluate the adequacy of your existing insurance. This plan provides insurance coverage for your trip that applies only during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home and automobile policies. The purchase of this plan is not required in order to purchase any other travel product or service offered to you by your travel retailers. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer, insurance agent or broker. This notice provides general information on CSA’s products and services only. The information contained herein is not part of an insurance policy and may not be used to modify any insurance policy that might be issued. In the event the actual policy forms are inconsistent with any information provided herein, the language of the policy forms shall govern.
Travel insurance plans are underwritten by: Generali U.S. Branch, New York, NY; NAIC # 11231. Generali US Branch operates under the following names: Generali Assicurazioni Generali S.P.A. (U.S. Branch) in California, Assicurazioni Generali – U.S. Branch in Colorado, Generali U.S. Branch DBA The General Insurance Company of Trieste & Venice in Oregon, and The General Insurance Company of Trieste and Venice – U.S. Branch in Virginia. Generali US Branch is admitted or licensed to do business in all states and the District of Columbia.