Travel Insurance Reviews AIG Travel Travel Guard Basic

The Travel Guard Basic plan is the most economical of the four comprehensive trip cost protection plans offered by AIG Travel and may be ideal for travelers on a tight budget who want coverage in the event they have to cancel or interrupt their trip. Other coverages include Travel Delay, Medical, and Emergency Medical Evacuation. Options include Accidental Death (Flight) and Rental Car Collision. 24-hour Assistance is included. Leave your Travel Guard insurance review below.

To learn more, see the AIG Travel Travel Guard Basic product page.

Customers rated the AIG Travel Travel Guard Basic plan
4.53 out of 5
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This was my first time purchasing trip insurance. It was an expensive trip and we were concerned about the possibility of last minute plan changes due to my elderly mother-in-laws health. Fortunately all went as planned, insurance wasn't needed but I'm glad we had it.
Thayer N. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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It is difficult to evaluate a plan when you don't need to use it.
Carol M. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Only problem was getting the plan in my hands before the trip as the paperwork was sent to the wrong address. Was not sure if I had to be at my residence when the re-mailing occurred as I was not at home when it was planned to be sent. Thought maybe the plan had to be signed for. Paid post office to delay the delivery for 4 days until I returned to my address.
donald m. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Unfortunately we had to cancel our September 2018 cruise (a hurricane will make travel impossible). The claim filing process was easy and the claim was paid fairly quickly. Can't ask for more than that.
Thomas S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I always find this survey strange. I did not need to use it which is a good thing. So rating it is a bit hard.
I always thing the cost is high.
Darlene S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Praise the Lord, did not need to make a claim
Herbert H. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Didn't have to use it.
Linda D. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We purchased travel insurance for a cruise of the Eastern Mediterranean for late September. Unfortunately, my wife came down with some medical problems and we had to cancel. I have seen many reviews that were positive but never had to exercise the policy and a number of reviews that were negative when they tried to collect so I wanted to write a positive experience for a policy that I had to collect on. The true reviews are how a company performs when you have to exercise the policy.

The AIG Travel guard web site was very easy to use to file a claim and was very clear on the documentation needed for validation of the claim. All the documentation could be up-loaded through the web site and I could add extra documentation as needed. After the documentation was complete (it took a day or two to get everything up-loaded) I waited about 2 weeks and got an e-mail stating I was getting a refund for the full amount that I submitted. From reading about problems with collecting on travel insurance, I fully expected to have to haggle with AIG but I did not. I am extremely happy with AIG Travel Guard and will buy only by from them in the future.
Gary T. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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The insurance was easy to buy, and covered everything at a fair price. I would never take a major trip without insurance. The best policy is the one against which you do not file a claim!
Lawrence R. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Didn't need, but gave us peace of mind while on our trip!

Our friend had her luggage delayed more than the 24 hours, but she did not have our plan, different provider. Waiting to hear how she comes out.
Carolea N. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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