Travel Insurance Protection Newest Addition to Travelocity Total Trip

In a move to further meet customer demands, Travelocity today introduces Travel Insurance Protection as another benefit of the “book together and save” TotalTripSM experience.  By simply choosing the “Protect Your Trip” option following a TotalTrip flight + hotel booking, customers safeguard themselves and their travel investments from unexpected surprises.
In tandem with National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a member of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), TotalTrip Travel Insurance Protection is designed especially for Travelocity customers.  Starting at $26.95 per person, Travel Insurance Protection provides a broad range of coverage, including coverage up to the total cost of a traveler’s trip ($2,000 maximum) in the event that a trip is canceled for a covered reason.
“Our customers want to feel confident their travel plans will run smoothly in spite of unforeseen changes that may occur before or during a trip,” said Jeff Glueck, vice president, packaging for Travelocity.  “With TotalTrip Travel Insurance Protection, we are providing extra value to our customer’s overall shopping experience.”
Benefits of TotalTrip Travel Insurance Protection include:

? Trip Cancellation/Interruption for up to TotalTrip cost of $2,000

? Trip Delay ($500)

? Flight Accident Protection ($50,000)

? Medical Expense ($10,000)

? Lost/Stolen Baggage or Personal Effects ($1,500/$500)

? Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation ($25,000)

? 24-hour Worldwide Emergency Travelers Assistance

In addition to TotalTrip Travel Insurance Protection, Travelocity also makes insurance protection available for flights, including coverage for trip cancellation and trip interruption on both domestic and international tickets.  International flights are also covered with 24-hour emergency assistance as well as medical and baggage benefits.  Prices for flight insurance range from $12.95 to $29.95 per person, depending upon the type of ticket purchased.