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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 trip insurance product page.

Customers rated the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Essential plan
4.63 out of 5
7,346
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The plan is affordable while we travel overseas. However, we don't have claim experience, so still don't know it is a good plan or not. Hope we never need to claim anything that would be good for us and for the business.
qiao w. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I did not have to file a claim, so I don't have direct knowledge of how that goes. But there were several times during the trip when I consciously thought about the protection this policy afforded us and relaxed into enjoying my trip all the more.
Susan E. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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East to book and gave us peace of mind
Thomas P. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Returned from my trip a day early due to a sickness on Friday...did not see a Dr in Aruba. Returned on Friday evening. Called Nationwide yesterday Monday first day they were open and was told would not be covered because I have not seen a Dr yet
james l. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We didn’t need to file a claim, which is great ((who wants problems with a vacation?), but comforting to know it was there if I needed it.
Gregory K. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We fortunately did not need to file a claim, but in anticipation of the trip and while we traveled we were able to relax and enjoy our trip knowing we were covered for trip cancellation, interruption and medical.
Allen B. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We were fortunate that we did not need to file a claim. We felt secure and confident knowing that we were covered just in case.

Thank you!
Andrew S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Seemed to give us the coverage needed. Peace of mind knowing we had insurance for unexpected incidents.
Charles B. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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My plane was delayed by weather and I missed a part of my tour in Nashville. I was disappointed that the insurance did not cover the tour that I missed that was not my fault.
Yvette K. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Our group has used this insurance for many years. It's a comfort to know that our trip monies are protected in case of an issue.
Kim M. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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