Credit Card Holders Can Get Travel Insurance.


If you are a frequent traveler and holder of an international credit card check with your issuing office to see whether that the card can offer you assistance as travel insurance. Normally you will get assisted by them inĀ  case of your lost baggage or if you need medical assistance in a foreign country. For to get this benefit you should have purchased the air ticket with your credit card or should have rented from a car rental service provider.

In Sri Lanka all the major banks offer credit cards to their regular customers. So check with them what they are offering as travel insurance for foreign travelers from here.

Suggested travel assistance.
Normally or flight delays of more than six hours, you are entitled to $100 per hour with the maximum amount of $900.
If you can’t get your next flight the paid amount is $650.
Personal accident insurance is up to $1 million.
Emergency medical evacuation and repatriation about $2 million.

Popular Credit cards in Sri Lanka are Visa and Master Card.