Many Compelling Reasons to Consider Travel Insurance When Traveling Abroad

Many Compelling Reasons to Consider Travel Insurance When Traveling Abroad

 

Many parts of South America are dangerous enough without putting yourself at the mercy of their healthcare system.

South America Travel Peril

South America Travel Perils

Get a load of some of these expenses for different areas of Asia:

Southeast Asia Travel Perils

Asian Travel Perils

Traveling to the U.S. from abroad?

U.S. Travel Perils

U.S. Travel Perils

Last but not least, this is an older graphic but (if you still think travel insurance is a bunch of bunk) offers some more great reasons to make sure you’re covered before you land (Note: this was not created by someone who speaks perfect English, but I like the examples it gives more than others I’ve seen out there.)

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As you can see, the paltry few hundred dollars (at most) you’ll pay for a year’s worth of travel insurance really pales in comparison to the shocking, remortgage-your-house kind of prices you’ll pay for medical treatment in most countries.

Lost luggage, stolen/broken items offer much less of a financial burden than, let’s say $60 grand after being kicked in the face by a Yak, or $100 grand for a major leg injury.

Are you convinced?

 

Main Image: “Headin to First Aid” by wplynn

 

 

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