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
4.64 out of 5
4,554
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97%
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Did not need to file a claim, but had peace of mind knowing that I had coverage if something would have happened.
Sallie S. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I only wish it didn't go up so much because of age, (50's)
Gary C. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Thanks for the notice before our trip. We would have like to have added the rental fee of our vacation home to the insurance, but we had paid that fee a year earlier. This is our first time purchasing trip insurance, so we will know better next time!
Julianne L. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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While we did not have a cause to make use of the Plan, It was nice to have it in place just in case. Thank you and stay safe.
Sara Dale T. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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I can not give a positive or negative review, because I did not have to use insurance. But, it was good to know I had insurance for unforeseen emergency. Rating may have been different if I used insurance
Sharon W. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I had no claim. For that reason it is hard to rate the plan.
Elizabeth R. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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The trip included a
cruise
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We didn’t need to file a claim, but to know that we had it, was a hugh peace of mind.
Pamela K. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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cruise
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I purchased the Nationwide Essential plan for a Royal Caribbean cruise to the Caribbean at a reasonable price instead of the overpriced "Royal Caribbean CruiseCare". I was very happy that I chose this plan. I had to visit the ship doctor's office on the second day of the trip for an antibiotic. The total cost was ~$250. The claim process when I returned home was easy and they reimbursed me the full amount of the medical costs incurred onboard the cruise.
Thomas Z. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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Fortunately, we did not need to use our Nationwide travel insurance policy, but I'm glad we had it.
Dale H. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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I feel the product is worth the money when planning a trip in advance. We used Nationwide in the past for a claim and were 100% happy with their response. Insuremytrip allows you to hand over the details to another party to help you with a claim, or question. We did not personally have contact with them. The price through Insuremytrip was not more expensive than direct purchase with Nationwide, so there is an advantage if you would like that assistance. I would purchase trip insurance again with Nationwide.
Lynda L. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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