With the widespread roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine and the opening of more and more foreign travel markets to visitors from the UAE, both residents and nationals are looking to take advantage of the summer slowdown to embark on an overseas holiday. This means that now more than ever, the importance of purchasing travel insurance as the first step in your journey cannot be overstated.
It’s easy to develop an “it won’t happen to me” mentality and consider insurance as an unnecessary expense, especially as most of us have forgotten the sometimes-harsh realities of overseas travel and have become complacent regarding the range of risks.
The following are five important reasons why you should consider travel insurance on your next trip, and a reminder that while unlikely, sudden turn of events can take place.