Streetwise: 6 things you did not know about travel insurance

Travel correspondent Clara Lock finds out travel insurance tips from industry players as the world recovers from the pandemic. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE – Travel insurance is a vacation expense that no one gets excited about and travel insurers know that.

“You don’t get a tangible product, so people can be reluctant to spend the money, especially if the perceived risk is low,” says Ms Shirley Tan, chief marketing officer of Etiqa Singapore.

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