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Of all the main kinds of travel insurance available, the one that fewest people seem to understand the importance of is travel insurance. Most people nowadays realize that they need to secure life insurance if they have a family, and home insurance if they own their own home property, but travel insurance remains relatively neglected. A great many people from the UK still travel to foreign countries for holidays without seeking any form of insurance protection, and it is only when a situation occurs to make them regret this decision, that they realize the importance of a comprehensive travel insurance policy.
For most holidaymakers, the type of travel insurance policy that will best suit their needs will be a single trip policy – as this is designed for those going abroad once a year, for a short period of time. The standard single trip policy offered by the majority of the major insurance providers will cover all of the most common problems that can lead to a person needing insurance protection.
Perhaps the most common issue that can arise while abroad is that of a personal injury or illness being sustained – something which is fairly common, as personal injuries are in any location. Should you or a family member experience such an injury or illness abroad, however, this can lead to additional problems, including a language barrier, differences in the health care system, and differences in personal injury law, all of which can make the aftermath a lot more stressful and costly for those who are not properly insured.
Another potential pitfall for those planning to holiday abroad without securing insurance cover is that of the travel agency or the airline company that they have booked their holiday with, going out of business. In this situation, if you are not insured, not only will you lose out on the holiday, you will also not be financially reimbursed for the money you paid out for it.