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Will you regret not buying travel insurance? Bleak, sometimes costly, and often confusing, travel-insurance coverage might seem like a trip-planning technicality that's all too easy to ignore. But Murphy's Law is Murphy's Law, and a good policy could afford some priceless peace of mind. There are a few things you should be familiar with before you purchase coverage, including which policies work best for your type of trip, which policies are completely useless, and how to shop for the best plan. Here are eight key travel-insurance truths that everyone should know.
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