Travel Insurance Reviews Nationwide Essential

The Essential plan from Nationwide Mutual Insurance is for travelers planning trips on a budget who don't want to sacrifice coverage. Coverages include Trip Cancellation and Interruption, Medical, Emergency Medical Evacuation, and Assistance Services.

To learn more, see the Nationwide Essential product page.

Customers rated the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Essential plan
4.66 out of 5
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Fortunately we didn't need file a claim, but purchasing the policy was worth the peace of mind.
Ralph S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Good coverage for a reasonable price - did not have to file a claim, but would purchase this coverage again
Jeffrey L. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
Bought this policy for a family cruise. 4 days before the cruise a family member who was also traveling with us became unexpectedly ill requiring hospitalization and subsequent last minute cancellation of our trip. Once we filed the paperwork, it took about 3 weeks to receive our reimbursements from Nationwide. No problems. Paperwork was reasonable. Received coverage as promised.
Sharon S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Fortunately I did not have to submit a claim, and hopefully, had I had to I feel confident that the claim would have been handled appropriately.
I must say that I did feel comfortable while on my trip, knowing that I was covered for a medical emergency while away from home.
Angel N. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Completed via email.Sent all requested information. Check arrived within a week. Will use the same plan for future trips.
Richard G. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I am not sure how to answer those questions because I did not use the plan. I did purchase it but I did not use itit. I did have peace of mind because I know in case something happened I do have a coverage overseas. I will definitely recommend your company to my friends and family in future and I also be buying more insurance is from you. Thanks
Gennady K. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
We did not need to use the plan, but it did give us great peace of mind to know we had it.
Paul G. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Unfortunately my cruise was cancelled, but fortunately the cruise line reimbursed us for the cost of the cruise. I didn't insure our airfare because it was partially paid w/ skymiles and that was my own fault for doing it that way. Since the cruise line only reimbursed our cruise cost we ended up paying a lot out of pocket because of our flights. I have always been very happy with the fight insurance we buy and I'm sure it would have worked great under normal circumstances.
Deborah K. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I did not need to make a claim so I don't know how well they would actually perform or if they would pay up?
Scott D. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Don't know what to say. I didn't have to use it, but we have used it for past trips. It seems to be a good plan.
Melodie T. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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