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  • New Show Reminds Travelers Why Travel Insurance is So Important

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For most traveler's vacations are purely an exercise in stress relief and adventure. The thought of becoming ill or injured during vacation never occurs to many people. But not every vacation goes smoothly, as a new television show chronicles. Because of this, it is important to always purchase travel insurance before departing on your trip.

When Vacations Attack, a new show on the Travel Channel in the United States, documents disasters and mishaps occurring during vacations. For people who think that nothing bad could ever happen on vacation, the show could serve as a real wake-up call, reminding everyone that injury and illness are just as likely to occur while traveling as they are at home.

The difference of course, especially when traveling internationally, is that when a health problem occurs, getting the care you need can be much more difficult when traveling. The insurance policy you use at home likely will not be accepted abroad, meaning that you are essentially uninsured when traveling. And that can lead to expensive fees even for the most basic services.

A worldwide travel insurance plan will protect you around the world, allowing you to get the medical care you need at an affordable rate. So if a mishap or accident like the ones seen on this new show affect you during your trip, your travel policy will help you get great care right away without incurring bills you cannot afford and haven't budgeted for.

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