Travel Insurance: Buying Online
Caveats before Buying continued...
It's important before calling to know the name of the
company that underwrites the plan (usually noted somewhere on the company's Web
page) since the license will be in that name.
In addition, travelers buying online should take the time to
check out a travel health plan, just as consumers buying in person should, says
Edelen. "Check the coverages and exclusions of whatever the policy is."
Among the conditions a plan may impose: you must see a doctor from their list
Compare the premium you'll be paying to the coverage
offered. "You may be paying a very high price for limited coverage,"