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Trip Insurance offers coverage for costs you might incur if your travel plans change unexpectedly. Trip insurance helps you if you experience delays or cancellations due to weather, changes or cancellations due to a covered illness, lost or stolen baggage, and more. BudgetAir offers Trip Insurance coverage and assistance through our partner, Travel Guard, one of the world's largest providers of travel insurance and assistance.

The cost of Trip Insurance is 5.5% of the total cost of your international Trip, with a minimum of $18.00 per passenger. The exact price is automatically calculated when you book your Trip.

Trip Insurance is offered on the "complete your purchase" page.

Yes, Trip Insurance is subject to specific limitations and exclusions. Be sure to read the policy carefully before purchasing Trip Insurance to be certain that it meets your needs. Click "learn more" link at the "Trip Insurance" section on the "complete your purchase" page and also read the Travel Guard PDF document to learn more about the insurance offered.

In most cases, yes. You can make changes to your existing Trip Insurance before you travel, however it cannot be changed once the trip begins. To make changes go to the Travel Guard website Modify policy page, enter your policy number, then follow the directions.

Yes. If you purchased Trip Insurance and then later change one or more flights, you need to go to the Travel Guard website Modify policy page. Enter your policy number and follow the directions. If you change your flight(s) but don't update your policy directly with Travel Guard, you may not be covered.

Yes! Trip Insurance can be canceled and is refundable provided you contact Travel Guard within 15 days of purchasing the policy. To request a refund, please send an email to Include your policy number when sending your request.

Please click here to read more about the Trip Insurance offered through Travel Guard. For further information, you can contact Travel Guard at 1.866.350.3343 or visit the Travel Guard website.