How to choose a travel insurance (and reasons to contract one)

I know: no one likes to spend money “just in case” (just in case I get sick, get hurt, get robbed, etc.). Travel insurance is something intangible… until we need it! And it is precisely at that exact moment that we thank ourselves (almost in tears) for having had the common sense to hire one. Today I’m going to tell you the reasons (based on statistics and real facts) for hiring him and how to choose a travel insurance that fits your needs.

Travel insurance is like car insurance, we hate to pay for it until we need it. The other day, driving along the M30, a truck broke off a little stone and cut the moon out of my car. When I saw the bill that the repair company was passing on to my insurance company (400€) I thanked them for paying the extra “glass” for my insurance.

With travel insurance the same thing happens, it gives us the feeling that it is a superfluous expense, until something happens. Why do you need travel insurance and what does it cover? I’ll summarize it in 10 points in which I will analyze why take out travel insurance:

🤕 Why take out travel insurance?

1. Because you can SICK

No one’s health is assured, neither at home, nor in his city, nor during a journey. The difference is that when you are at home you know which hospital to go to, you speak the same language as the doctors and the procedures are, in general, a little simpler. When you are on a trip the feeling can become one of helplessness and uncertainty. If you have a fever in Costa Rica, the so common traveler’s diarrhea in India or an otitis in Thailand… where are you going? Who do you turn to?

It happened to me several times, for example when you like it better and at the best price.

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