We strongly recommend buying travel protection insurance to shield you from cancellation fees due to unexpected medical issues involving yourself, a family member or a traveling companion.
The coverage can also save you thousands of dollars by protecting against financial loss due to medical expenses during your trip, trip interruption caused by an accident or illness, travel delays and lost or delayed baggage.
Following are online resources about travel insurance:
US Travel Insurance Association – offers a list of its member companies providing travel insurance and a set of FAQs about travel insurance.
Your auto or life insurance provider may offer travel insurance.