Travelling to a new destination is always pleasurable but it does push us out of our comfort zone. Hassles of our routine back home might seem distant. But the risk that we could run into while travelling might not.
Insurance policies being sold along with travel packages could have been taboo a few years back. But these days smart travellers choose to book their journey along with an insurance that suits the purpose of their journey and provides covers for whatever they need. Emergency Medical care could be extremely expensive in the many countries and it is always better to be protected in such cases to avoid being burdened with inexhaustible bills. Also crucial issues like loss of baggage or theft or flight cancellations/delay.