Traveling on your own has become incredibly popular in recent times. Why? Solo trips provide travelers with increased freedom, unique experiences, and the opportunity to meet new people. However, the downside of traveling solo is the effort that goes into planning a trip falls solely on you.

With so much time and effort put into ensuring your solo adventure goes right, you often forget to think about what could go wrong. Thankfully, Travelex travel insurance does the thinking for you. From missed connections to medical emergencies, travel insurance helps make your trip go as smoothly as possible.

Benefits for solo travelers

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Trip delay protection

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24/7 travel assistance


Valuable items coverage

Do I need travel insurance as a solo traveler?

With any kind of traveling, it’s important you feel safe during your trip. Travel insurance helps provide this security, as well as travel assistance when you need it most. And because traveling by yourself can often present more dangers than when you’re traveling in a group, travel insurance becomes even more important than usual.

What are the benefits of travel insurance?

Travel insurance can help offer you protection in a number of circumstances. In instances where your trip is abruptly canceled or interrupted, travel insurance can offer coverage to help get you to your destination as quickly as possible. Depending on your destination, you may also face the risk of theft. With travel insurance, you can take your covered essential valuables with you knowing they’re protected from damage, loss and theft.Travel insurance also offers 24/7 emergency assistance during your trip, whether you require medical help or other travel support. Ultimately, travel insurance offers extra peace of mind ensuring you, your finances, and your belongings are safe. This helps ensure your trip goes smoothly without disrupting your solitude and desire to explore the world on your own.

Which Travelex travel insurance plan is best for solo travelers?

Travelex offers two travel insurance plans with varying levels of customization, making it easy to select the plan best suited for your solo trip.

For Short Domestic Trips

If you are planning a budget-friendly long weekend away, Travelex’s Travel America and Travel Basic are great options. These plans offer essential trip protection for any traveler conscious of their finances.

If your trip is one to 14 days in length, you may want to consider Travel America as it provides protection for the flat rate of $60. The plan’s benefits include coverage for emergency medical expenses, roadside assistance, car rental collision, up to $750 in trip cancellation and more.

If your trip is over 14 days in length, or you are looking for additional trip cancellation and trip interruption benefits, Travel Basic may be the plan for you. Travel Basic can provide coverage for up to $10,000 in trip cancellation as well as coverage for baggage, emergency medical expenses, medical evacuation and more.

For International Trips

For trips abroad, the Travel Select plan provides the most extensive coverage. Its extra trip cancellation and emergency medical coverage make it perfect for longer trips outside the US. The Travel Select plan includes all of the benefits provided by the Travel Basic plan, however, you will receive increased financial support in the event of an unfortunate mishap.

For example, with Travel Select you can receive reimbursement of up to 100% of your trip cost, up to a maximum of $50,000 if your trip is canceled, or 150% of your trip cost, up to a maximum of $75,000 if your trip is interrupted. If something happens to your baggage or personal effects, you can receive reimbursement up to a maximum of $1,000.

The Travel Select plan also offers five optional upgrades including car rental collision and adventure sports. These upgrades are the perfect addition to your travel insurance plan if your solo travels include road-tripping or exciting adventures such as hiking or heli-skiing.

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It's easy to get a free online Travelex quote. All you need to do is fill in your departure and return dates, your residence, and provide a rough estimate for the cost of your trip. Travelex will then do all the hard work for you. Dependent on your trip length, destination, and desired level of coverage, you can choose whether the Travel Basic, Travel America, or Travel Select plan is best for your solo adventure.


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