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Flight Accidental Death Coverage

Loss of life coverage due to an accident while riding as a passenger on a licensed commercial airline.

Flight Accidental Death Limit

A limited form of accidental death and dismemberment coverage (AD&D) that provides benefits for Accidental Death and Dismemberment caused by an accident that occurs while riding as a passenger on a commercial aircraft.  This is a loss of life coverage for losses that result from accidental injury sustained while a passenger on a commercial aircraft.

Flight accident coverage is not offered on all package plans.  Many of the plans that offer coverage do so as an option that you can add to the basic plan.

In the travel insurance world, these plans are known as flight insurance policies.  We've found that when most travelers are looking for flight insurance insurance, they are really looking for trip cancellation/interruption plans.

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FAQ's

Question:  Does flight insurance cover the loss of my ticket value if I have to cancel or change my flight?

Answer:  No.  That type of coverage is called trip cancellation and interruption coverage.  Flight insurance is a form of coverage for a death that results from injuries sustained while riding as a passenger on a licensed commercial airline.

Question:  Is flight insurance also called "life insurance"?

Answer:  Sometimes it is however it is incorrect to call it "life insurance" just because it pays a lump sum (principal sum) benefit if the insured dies as the result of a covered flight accident, however, life insurance refers to a different type of insurance that pays a principal sum benefit if the insured person dies due to accidental injury or sickness.

Question:  What is a beneficiary?

Answer:  that is the person or entity that you want to receive the death benefit.  The beneficiary should have an insurable interest in the life of the insured person. 


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The following are the top 3 plans out of 15 available to you. All coverage limits and premiums are in US $.
Company & Plan Name Flight Accident Total Premium

Travel Guard

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$ 25,000
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ProtectAssist

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