The Advantages Of Using An Agent Who Specializes In Travel Insurance

Agents who specialize in travel insurance can help you pick the best coverage so you have the right financial protection when you travel. Personalized service, knowledge and experience all play a part in helping you buy a good travel insurance plan, especially if you’re traveling abroad.

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, travel insurance coverage rules have continued to evolve. Coupled with the quarantine and insurance mandates of some overseas destinations, specialized knowledge of the travel insurance landscape is important.

You may also have special needs when you travel, and travel insurance specialists can suggest the right insurance products to fit your concerns.

Travel Insurance Specialists Know Details

Travel insurance agents know the fine details of trips, including what could unexpectedly occur, says Daniel Durazo, a spokesperson with Allianz Global Assistance.

“Armed with this knowledge, they can offer the products that provide the most appropriate level of travel protection,” he says.

Durazo says travel insurance companies like Allianz provide product training to travel insurance advisors so they have a good understanding of the product options.

Commuting to work isn’t fun for anyone, but when it comes to U.S. commutes, some have it worse than others. In recent years, you may have seen the term “supercommuter,” which is defined as a person who commutes 90 minutes or more to work each way.

Many supercommuters live in coastal metro areas (such as New York City, the Bay area, and the Los Angeles area), which have high population density and where the cost of housing is expensive, pushing workers to live in the outlying areas. Many of these regions have a large number of residents who commute via car, leading to clogged highways and long commute times. With so many major job markets within the country, which areas have the most supercommuters?

CoPilot compiled a comprehensive list of the 20 cities with the most supercommuters, using 2019 data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, released in December 2020. To qualify as a supercommuter, someone must commute more than 90 minutes to work one way. Cities with at least 65,000 workers age 16 and over are ranked by the percentage of workers who commute more than 90 minutes to work, while ties are broken by the sheer number of supercommuters in the city.

Read on to see whether or not your city made the list.