If you're planning a major trip, you may ignore the issue of travel insurance for one of two reasons: 1) you're too focused on planning the actual trip, or: 2) you don't want to think about all the things that could go wrong. But if something does go wrong, the time you spent choosing travel insurance could make a huge difference. Some trips do require this extra protection, so get up to date with these travel insurance tips.


1. Your Age Affects the Cost of Your Insurance

No, you don't have to get a physical like you would for life insurance. But the older you are, the more your travel insurance is likely to cost. Your physical condition may play a factor in the cost as well. Don't assume that what your older or younger friend paid for insurance on a similar trip necessarily applies to you.


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