The Zoomer Report: Cancellation Insurance

Here’s some important news if you’re planning a trip soon. It’s
now easier to get cancellation insurance. It used to be that you had to buy
it within a few days of putting the first deposit on your holiday. Now some
leading travel insurers have changed the rules, and you can buy it up to a day
before your departure. There’s a website called
that allows you to compare quotes. For instance, I got five quotes for a $2000
trip to the U.S. for a couple over 50. The cancellation insurance ranged from
$102 to $146.

About The Zoomer Report

Libby ZnaimerLibby Znaimer, a prominent Canadian journalist specializing in business, politics, and lifestyle issues, is producer and host of The Zoomer Report, a special feature on topics of interest to baby boomers and the 50+. It covers everything from health and wealth to leisure and volunteerism, from the special vantage point of the generation that has changed society in its wake.

Ms. Znaimer is also Vice-President of News and Information for Classical 96.3FM and AM740. Her first book, “In Cancerland – Living Well Is The Best Revenge” – was published in October 2007 by Key Porter.

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