Travel Insurance Reviews Travel Insurance Reviews Plans

To find the best travel insurance plan for your trip, you want to know which plans worked well for other customers. All of our travel insurance reviews were submitted by customers who purchased a plan on our site. These reviews cover the spectrum including travel health insurance, cruise insurance, comprehensive travel insurance and last minute travel insurance.

InsureMyTrip evaluates all of the reviews posted on the site. "Anytime Advocates" - a team of licensed, uncommissioned travel insurance representatives - are available to assist any customer who may need help facilitating a claim or answering questions about a purchased plan before, during or after their trip.

Image of Jim Grace Reviewing hitting 60,000 Reviews

Customers who have visited South Africa rated our travel insurance plans
4.50 out of 5
839
ratings and reviews
96%
recommended
Sort by
Cruise
Filed claim
The trip included a
tour
Generali Global Assistance Standard
Since I didn’t need to file a claim, I do not really know,how good,a,company this is.
Elaine A. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
tour
Global Alert! Preferred
Extended trip by one day. Global Alert agent was extremely helpful in ensuring that we had complete coverage; gave us specific instructions on how to amend policy, with no additional charge.

Thank you.
Howard S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
tour
Generali Global Assistance Standard
Very hard to review as I luckily had no need to file a claim!
Pamela E. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
tour
C&F Travel Insured International Worldwide Trip Protector Lite
I am a world traveler for over 30 years and this was my first experience with your company. I found your customer service representatives to be very unprofessional and I feel your company is unethical in its practices. Purchasing trip insurance from your company was a total waste of time and money. I filed a claim and was treated like a second class citizen for doing so.
Rachel P. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims
  • Carol
    Photo
    We are very sorry to hear that you are not satisfied with the service that you received from CF Travel Insured when trying to report a claim. Upon receiving your review, we did try to contact you for more information so that we could assign an "Anytime Advocate" who would support you in the claims process especially if you believe a claim has been unfairly denied, but you did not reply.

    Please accept our apologies. Although we do not know the reason for the misunderstanding, we did forward your comments to CF Travel Insured to check their phone records and review the call with their representatives.

    In the meantime, we are publishing your review, but would also like to assure you and your fellow travelers that CF Travel Insured is a very reputable company who has worked with InsureMyTrip since we first started our website in 2000. You may still wish to contact InsureMyTrip to speak with an "Anytime Advocate" who can work you through any misunderstanding. You can call us weekdays from 7:00 AM to midnight ET and weekends from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM ET for assistance.
    May 25,2018
Travelex Travel Basic
I was glad I did not have to use the plan. But felt it was very costly compared to other Travelex plans I have purchased.
Joan E. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Carol
    Photo
    Thank you for submitting a review to assist your fellow travelers.

    Comprehensive plan premiums are calculated based on your age, trip cost and length of trip. Since your previous Travelex Basic plan was based on a total trip cost of 2226 USD, you would have seen a considerable increase in premium for this trip since it has a total trip cost of 6184 USD.
    May 18,2018
The trip included a
tour
Generali Global Assistance Standard
My wife and I were going to be out of the country for a couple of weeks and I needed to find a plan that would cover our travel expenses in case an older family member, who was not going, would prevent us from taking this trip. Most plans' pre-existing condition, would kick in even though that Family member was not insured. That could mean I would not be able to recoup my travel expenses. I needed the assurance that if anything happened, before or during our trip, I would be financially compensated. The people at InsureMyTrip, help me find the right plan.
Dennis Y. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
cruise
tour
Generali Global Assistance Standard
I had a VERY large kidney stone the week we were scheduled to leave and we had to cancel our trip. I filed a claim for everything that I could not cancel. They paid all of the claim and within a few weeks. I will use them again.
Harold F. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
tour
Global Alert! Preferred
After we submitted our claim, with all required documentation, we waited 13 weeks before receiving our checks. Staff at the company handling our claim said that they had a backlog due to a large volume of hurricane-related claims. That may be true, but they should have put on more staff, or taken some other action to increase their claim processing capacity.
Christopher L. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Carol
    Photo
    You will be pleased to know that Global Alert / TripMate did follow through on your suggestion to add more staff. However, hiring is only the first step followed by intense and detailed training that spread over several months.

    We are pleased to hear that you did receive your claim checks even though it took 13 weeks. Now that the recent hires have completed training. Global Alert / TripMate claims are being processed on a more timely basis.
    May 01,2018
The trip included a
tour
Global Alert! Preferred
Its hard to write a review for a policy you never needed to use however it did provide a piece of mind.
Betsy M. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
The trip included a
tour
April Travel Protection Choice
Fortunately we did not have to file a claim, so I can’t really comment on how good you are. But your prices are more reasonable than the plans provided by the tour company.
Philip H. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
Coverage
Value
Satisfaction
Claims not filed
Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Empty Comment
Show reviews per page.

Top 5 Providers

  1. GeoBlue
    (4.70)
  2. IMT Services
    (4.67)
  3. Nationwide
    (4.63)
  4. MedjetAssist
    (4.62)
  5. Arch RoamRight
    (4.61)
  1. GeoBlue
    (4.58)
  2. Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection
    (4.54)
  3. Crum & Forster - Travel Insured International
    (4.53)
  4. Allianz Global Assistance
    (4.52)
  5. Travelex
    (4.49)