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What is travel insurance?

Travel insurance offers travellers peace of mind in the event of unforseen circumstances that could result in possible loss before, during and after the trip.
Travel insurance offers travellers peace of mind in the event of unforseen circumstances that could result in possible loss before, during and after the trip.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Travel insurance gives you peace of mind in the event of unforeseen circumstances that could result in any possible losses before, during and even after an overseas trip.

They include losses due to serious illness, accidental injury, high medical bills, trip disruption and cancellation, closure of travel agency, loss of personal belongings and personal liability.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 20, 2019, with the headline 'What is travel insurance?'. Print Edition | Subscribe