Vacation is a time to relax, but travel may come with plenty to worry about. Most people can share at least one story about things going awry while traveling. Canceled trips, delayed flights, lost luggage, medical emergencies, and other problems can be difficult to navigate, and often come with expensive solutions.
One way put your mind at ease is to purchase travel insurance, and a recent AAA Travel survey found that Americans are increasingly doing just that. In 2017, 13 percent more members opted to purchase travel insurance for their trip than in 2016, and nearly 4 in 10 Americans surveyed say they're likely to purchase travel insurance for future trips overseas. We look at why they're increasingly considering travel insurance and the benefits of buying coverage.1