Why Is Travel Insurance Important?
Whether you are travelling abroad for business or leisure, you would not want any unforeseen incidents to ruin your journey. You may not have control over unforeseen circumstances like losing a passport or being in an accident. However, you can create a safety net against incurring the financial losses due to the unforeseen medical emergencies or other travel-related issues. For a safe and fruitful journey, make sure to buy a travel insurance policy when you are planning to travel abroad
Why is travel insurance important?
Support in medical emergencies While being on foreign soil, the last thing you want is to visit a hospital. However, in case you experience a medical event, be it an accident or illness that requires medical care, a travel insurance policy can come in handy. Incurring medical expenses is something that you don’t keep in mind when planning a trip. Going to a hospital and the consequent financial stress can jeopardise your holiday. With a travel insurance policy, you can take care of medical emergencies
Travel–related emergencies The importance of travel insurance also lies in the fact that it covers you against various kinds of travel–related emergencies. Cancelled or rescheduled flights can ruin your trip. Weather or delayed flights could lead you to miss your connecting flight. Travel insurance covers these expenses so that you don’t have to go over budget when dealing with such situations. A travel insurance policy provides financial support to cover such exigencies
Personal liabilitySometimes an emergency may involve damage to a third party or property. In that case, shelling out money from your own pocket can prove to be very costly. Herein lies the importance of travel insurance. Your insurance provider covers the expenses related to third party damages
Lost luggage Losing your luggage and individual items, or having them stolen, is unfortunately not uncommon. But instead of spending money on sightseeing and activities, you may end up spending on clothes, medicines, and other essential items. Losing your passport proves to be both, expensive and also a huge hassle. Travel insurance can reimburse you for these expenses.
24x7 assistance In case of a medical emergency or travel-related issues, the last thing you want is to figure out the right way to get help. With 24x7 customer support for claims overseas, you don’t have to worry about language barriers or geographical constraints. Whether you are having trouble with the issuance of new travel documents or you are searching for a hospital nearby, the insurance provider coordinates with the local hospital or authorities to help you
Travel without any worries with SBI General travel insurance
Now that you know why is travel insurance necessary, ensure you invest in a good policy offering extensive coverage before travelling abroad.
Whether you are travelling for business or leisure SBI General travel insurance will have your back at every step of your journey. Our travel insurance policy covers treatment while on holiday, injury or illness sustained during travel, travel support, cash advance and trip delays. You can buy our insurance policy for single as well as multiple trips
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