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Travel Insurance Helps Protect Against Airline Change Fees

Travel Insurance Helps Protect Against Airline Change Fees

Travelers who have to cancel or change their flights because of illness or other emergency may be in for a surprise with the recent increase in airline change fees to $200 or more.

In addition to change fees, fliers may incur airline re-ticketing charges for arrangements purchased through a travel agent or through an online agency. Travelers are also responsible for paying any applicable increases in airfare on re-ticketed flights.

When a traveler has to cancel or change flight arrangements due to illness or other types of emergencies, the airlines are not responsible. So, what does a traveler do? Continue reading

Travel and Holiday Gifts: What To Know

Travel and Holiday Gifts: What To Know

Travel and Holiday Gifts: What To Know Whether  bringing presents to friends or relatives or visiting Christmas Markets in Europe for holiday gifts,  it’s important to know customs and security regulations, advises the US Travel Insurance Association.    Below are some guidelines from TRIP, UStiA’s consumer resource center.    Domestic Travel And Departing The U.S. … Continue reading