Summer Travelers Show Interest in Vacation Rental Insurance

Summer travelers are on the move and a lot of them have vacation rentals and travel insurance on their mind. According to the Summer Travel Guide* from the travel insurance comparison website InsureMyTrip, 18% of respondents plan to stay in a vacation rental this summer and “concerns over coverage for a vacation rental” ranked as a top issue mentioned by travelers speaking to InsureMyTrip agents.

These are some of the top concerns and travel insurance needs of travelers that researched or purchased travel insurance from InsureMyTrip, according to the Summer Travel Guide, and the ways CSA Travel Protection’s Guest Protect Plan could help your guests in each situation:

Travelers’ top travel insurance needs Guest Protect Plan Coverage and Service Solutions from CSA Travel Protection
Concerns over coverage for a vacation rental CSA’s Guest Protect plan is specifically designed to provide coverage for stays at vacation rentals. Reservation cancellations can disrupt your inventory flow and upset guests if they lose their non-refundable payments. The Guest Protect plan can help reinforce your cancellation policy, and, since you offer your guests the travel insurance plan, you can help save the day!
Health Issues before or during a trip Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay and Medical and Dental coverages could apply. Also, On Demand Medical Care services can provide immediate access to on-call physicians, medical advice, and even referral to a nearby physician using CSA’s designated provider network of 30,000 physicians and 850,000 service providers worldwide.
Hurricane or bad weather affecting travel plans Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Travel Delay coverages could apply.
Missing a flight Trip Interruption and Travel Delay coverages could apply.

Noted coverages and services apply to the G-330CSA plan. See a Sample Description of Coverage or Policy for full plan details here.

If your guests mention any of these concerns while making a reservation it’s a great chance to offer them a Guest Protect plan. See more real-life scenarios

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*CSA Travel Protection plans available through InsureMyTrip are different from the Guest Protect travel insurance plan offered in the U.S. vacation rental market.

The survey was sent by email to those identified as US travelers who either researched or purchased travel insurance from InsureMyTrip within the past 18 months. The survey was conducted April 2-16, 2015, and generated 234 completed responses.

Travel insurance plans are administered by Customized Services Administrators, Inc., CA Lic. No. 0821931, 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 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.