Even before the COVID-19 pandemic complicated our vacation plans, traveling during the holiday season was stressful enough. There were often flight delays, cancellations and bad weather. Now, travelers also need to worry about mandatory quarantines and border closures.

If you plan to travel during the holiday season, give yourself a new type of gift — travel insurance. A travel insurance policy will offer some peace of mind in case you run into any of these frustrations.

5 reasons you might want travel insurance this holiday season

Being flexible is one thing, but having to book a last-minute, expensive flight and pay for it out-of-pocket is another. Here are other reasons to think harder about the benefits of travel insurance:

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