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Whether bringing presents to friends or relatives or visiting Christmas Markets in Europe for holiday gifts, it’s important to know customs and security regulations, advises the US Travel Insurance Association.
Domestic Travel And Departing The U.S. by Plane
Re-entering the U.S From Abroad
Lost, Stolen or Damaged Items
Travel insurance can help reimburse for items in your baggage or on your person that are lost, stolen or damaged during your trip. Some credit cards may also offer protection, providing your purchase was charged to the particular card.
UStiA promotes fairness, integrity, and a commitment to excellence in the travel insurance industry. With a mission to educate the public on travel insurance while maintaining high industry standards, UStiA is a non-profit association of insurance carriers and allied businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and assistance.
For more information, consumer advice on how to shop for travel insurance, and a listing of UStiA member companies, visit the UStiA website, ustia.org.
UStiA also sponsors TRIP.ustia.org (Travel Responsibly, Informed, and Protected), a consumer advocacy web site with helpful information including timely tips on travel, health, safety, and security.