It is nice to have a tie-up between your organization and some Insurance provider that can help you earn a commission on the policy sold. However, in the absence of the same, you can assist your clients through below –
AIRLINES/ RAILWAYS –
Airlines also offer travel insurance packages while booking the tickets. Their basic plans usually cover for cancellations, loss of baggage, and medical reimbursements.
IRCTC and EuroRail also offer Travel Insurance policies.
CREDIT CARD –
Many credit cards now include a certain kind of Travel Insurance. As a travel advisor, you must ask your clients to check such benefits first. This will help them buy an insurance package that covers the components not covered by the Credit Card policy.
It is also a good idea to check for the plans offered by one’s bank. Banks tend to offer an excellent quotation to their long-standing customers. However, it is still best to compare their quotes with the Insurance Companies.
INSURANCE COMPANIES –
Numerous companies are offering Travel Insurance, including banks, private entities, Life Insurance companies, etc. It is highly essential to buy a policy from an authorized vendor. Ensure to check that the company is registered with IRDA (or the regulatory authority of your country).
FREELANCE BROKER –
Many companies authorize private brokers to sell their policies. In this case, it is vital to check the ID or authorization of the private broker/seller.
In any case, it is best to tie up with an Insurance company to serve your clients.