Shielding Your Wallet From A Hurricane Ruining Your Vacation

7:09 PM, May 28, 2012   |    comments
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Greensboro, NC - When mother-nature hits, how do you shield your wallets from a Hurricane, when it comes to travel insurance?

This is a good time to remind you, how to protect their wallets in case mother-nature happens during a vacation.

Most insurance companies offer insurance for in case of unforeseen severe weather. When booking a vacation - Hurricane Insurance is generally not on the top of the list but can be added on to a policy.

Barbara Ovittore, a High Point travel agent, told News 2 you should add travel insurance no matter what. Ovittore recommends insurance because something can go wrong.

"You are better off having something better than nothing to be able to protect your investments," said ovittore, Scully Travel of High Point.

How much is travel insurance?

The price of the policy depends on the amount of protection.
There are several types of policies and plans in case an unforeseen event happens.

Most insurance policies must be purchased 24 hours prior to when the hurricane has been named. And if you purchase the hurricane insurance and if the storm directly affects your travel arrangements or accommodations, most plans entitled people to trip cancellation or trip interruption benefits.

On the other hand, if you choose to cancel a trip based on what you think might happen that would be considered a matter of choice, not a direct loss to your plans.

Purchasing hurricane travel insurance is not automatically added to a cruise, flight and vacation packages. So, when buying an insurance policy, read the terms carefully before booking your trip.

For more information, you can visit or call (336) 454-3111


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