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Advice on travel insurance
5 years ago, March 29th 2014 No: 1 Msg: #180245  
We are going to england, France and Belgium this summer, is travel insurance a good idea? Reply to this

5 years ago, March 29th 2014 No: 2 Msg: #180247  
Hello Ralph and welcome to Travelblog!

I always take insurance - as the saying goes "If you cannot afford travel insurance, you cannot afford to travel.

When booking insurance, ensure you check the conditions - especially exemptions and baggage payout limits. Cheaper policies are cheap because their payout limit may only be 500-1000 dollars. Anyone with a decent camera or electronic items is going to easily pass that amount. Reply to this

5 years ago, March 29th 2014 No: 3 Msg: #180249  

In response to: Msg #180247 Thanks! We are doing a boat-bike tour in Belgium, the company offers cancellation insurance, I think I'll sign-up for it. Reply to this

5 years ago, April 4th 2014 No: 4 Msg: #180363  
Any international trips we buy insurance. What happens if you miss a flight, someone is sick or your luggage is stolen. I think we have used it twice - once for a doctors fee in south Africa when ridiculously sick, and once to cover a dodgy hotel and we went ot another. Reply to this

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