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Terrorism is Real. Why You Need a Travel Health Insurance Policy with Terrorism Coverage…

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Terrorism is something we try not to think about as travelers. And it’s certainly not something we jump to promote in our attempts to inspire others to take that life changing trip around the world. After-all, the mass media promotes enough fear to last two lifetimes. We don’t need to add to that.

It’s true, your chances of being caught in a terrorist attack while overseas are slim; 10 things more likely to kill you than terrorism include being killed in a car crash on the way to the airport, being crushed to death by a vending machine, or even dying in your bathtub from drowning.  And I get it – the importance in raising awareness of these facts to combat daily paranoia instigated by our media through sensational stories which promote fear.

But even though various articles online put your chances of being caught up in a terrorist attack at roughly a 1 in 20 million, that doesn’t mean terrorism isn’t real. In fact it’s very real. Global terrorism is a fact.  Recently, more than 60 people have been killed across three continents, during separate attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait. Tourists were among the wounded in the Kenya mall massacre of 2014, and in the last 12 months the world has seen attacks in Belgium, Australia and the United States…

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