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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
7,347
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My brother got ill so I had to reschedule my trip. Every other vendor, flight, rental car, hotel refunded my money. Nationwide refused. I have my homeowners, auto and rental property coverages with Nationwide. I thought that they were a better company than this. FYI: I'm going this week to my brother's funeral.
KEVIN W. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We purchased this insurance in April to cover a trip we were making in December and wanted coverage in the event that weather or health issues forced us to cancel. As it turned out we had no problems and did not file any claims. We have purchased trip insurance through insure my trip.com several times and only had to file a claim once.
IRA G. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Wow! It is a time-consuming, complicated and convoluted process to fill a simple claim. LOTS of hoops to jump through.
Michael B. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I never needed to file a claim. However, I did have to change my travel dates. This insurance was very accommodating.
Julie Ann S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
Thank you for your protection! The trip went well. We are not filing any claims.

Thanks,
Yelena
Yelena B. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Did not have to use the plan, but happy with the price, coverage and communication process.
Sherry Y. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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We did not have any issues so I have no experience with the claims process. However, the policy provided all the coverage we needed at a competitive price. Communication was quick and efficient.
Jessica Y. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Essential
Fortunately I did not have a claim for this trip but Nationwide has been very good about changes to my trips so felt comfortable using them this time.
Deborah W. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I did not have a claim.
Sandra W. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Did not use the insurance, but was nice to know I had it just in case something was to happen.
Donald A. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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