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Travel Insurance Reviews Travelex Travel Basic

Travel Basic is a budget friendly plan offering comprehensive trip cost protection as well as coverage for other unforeseen events that may arise during your trip. Coverages include Trip Cancellation and Interruption, Baggage Loss or Delay, Travel Delays, and Emergency Medical Evacuation. Coverage on this plan is primary, meaning you don't have to submit claims through other insurance first.

To learn more, see the Travelex Travel Basic product page.

Customers rated the Travelex Travel Basic plan
4.56 out of 5
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This plan is GARBAGE, did not cover my cruise that was cancelled by the cruise line, did not cover lost air, hotels, NOTHING. Did not even offer me a credit of the premium for another future trip. Don't waste your money on this plan.
James K. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
  • Zac
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    Thank you for your feedback. The insurance provider has issued the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience on InsureMyTrip.com. We empathize with your unfortunate situation.

    It is important to remember that insurance is highly regulated and all claims are adjudicated based on the documentation submitted in accordance with the policy details.

    We do not have any records of you contacting our Customer Solutions Department, but we would be happy to offer you a One-Time Date Transfer. This will allow you to reuse the policy anytime in the next 24 months. Additionally, we recommend talking to your Traveler Suppliers about transferring any monies paid to a new trip.

    Please contact us at [email protected] in order to discuss your One-Time Date Transfer.

    Kind Regards,

    Travelex Insurance Services"
    Jul 24,2020
Travelex Travel Basic
The check still did not come in.
Simeon R. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Erin
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    We appreciate you providing your feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post on Insure My Trip.

    We have contacted the Claim Administrator, on your behalf, and have been advised that the check for reimbursement was mailed on April 7, 2020.

    Thank you again, and we look forward to insuring all your future trips."
    May 13,2020
The trip included a
cruise
tour
Travelex Travel Basic
Our trip from Singapore was cancelled Feb. 13, 2020 cruise on Princess Sapphire and sent them an email including your company and didn't get any reply from either.
I am very disappointed with no support.
Thank you
Rodolfo Topacio
Rodolfo T. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Erin
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    We appreciate you providing feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post about your situation.

    We understand the experience surrounding your situation did not meet your expectations. We do empathize with you and your family and understand that the coronavirus has caused a significant disruption on our society.

    Please reach out to us at [email protected] as we would like to go over your Date Transfer options, which will allow you to reuse your policy for a future trip.

    We appreciate your patience and regret that we were unable to provide a more favorable outcome."
    May 11,2020
Travelex Travel Basic
We booked a trip Feb. 12, 2020 and purchased insurance Feb. 14, 2020. Due to the corona virus we canceled the trip. We called Travelex to make a claim.. The Travelex agent told us the corona virus was NOT a covered reason for trip cancellation, so they would not make any payment.
Frederick A. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Erin
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    We appreciate you providing your feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post about your situation.

    We understand the experience surrounding your situation did not meet your expectations. We do empathize with you and your family and understand that the coronavirus has caused a significant disruption on our society.

    We will be reaching out to you personally to go over options for a Date Transfer, which will allow you to reuse your policy for a future trip.

    We appreciate your patience during this time and look forward to hearing back from you."
    May 11,2020
The trip included a
cruise
tour
Travelex Travel Basic
It was unclear as to if the Insurance plan would cover a cancellation say up to 72 hours prior to departure with a full refund due back. Thank you, Jim Kraynik
James K. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Erin
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    Thank you for your feedback. According to the certificate, it shows that your Travelex Travel Basic plan would provide Trip Cancellation coverage due to a covered peril and that the insurance provider would need to be notified within 72 hours of a covered loss in order to file a claim.

    Please contact 800-487-4722 where a licensed representative would be happy to assist you if you have additional questions.
    Apr 29,2020
Travelex Travel Basic
Great peace of mind.
Michael-Ray P. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Travelex Travel Basic
complete waste of $$
Did not take the trip, tried to cancel as soon as I cancelled the trip...but was told this isn't possible
Stephanie R. would not recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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  • Erin
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    We appreciate your feedback. Travelex has offered the following response:

    "Thank you for taking the time to post about your situation.

    We understand the experience surrounding your situation did not meet your expectations. We do empathize with you and your family and understand that the coronavirus has caused a significant disruption on our society.

    Please reach out to us at [email protected] as we would like to go over your Date Transfer options, which will allow you to reuse your policy for a future trip.

    We appreciate your patience and regret that we were unable to provide a more favorable outcome."
    May 01,2020
Travelex Travel Basic
The plan seemed to cover everything we needed but we didn’t claim anything so it’s hard to say if we’d be reimbursed.
Naomi B. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
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The trip included a
tour
Travelex Travel Basic
Glad I didn't have to use it, but I thought I might need it a couple of times. Once, when our luggage was delayed several days upon returning home. We were among the last groups to leave Israel before the travel bans were put in place. We were not sure we would not be detained somewhere on our flights home.
Margaret G. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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Note: This review is for an earlier version of the plan.
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The trip included a
tour
Travelex Travel Basic
Fortunately I did not need to use it. There were 3 of us on the tour of 38 persons that had our luggage all the way through. All the rest had to go home w/o their checked luggage! So thankful I had mine!!
Leona M. would recommend this plan to a friend or relative.
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