Which potential scenario lead you to purchase travel insurance?*
Reasons for booking travel insurance by share of global travelers 2015
This statistic shows the share of travelers who have booked travel insurance at least once, by the potential scenarios they wanted the cover for. During the survey, 74 percent of respondents said they booked travel insurance as a safety net incase there was a trip cancellation.
Which potential scenario lead you to purchase travel insurance?*
Share of travelers
Emergency medical80%
Trip cancellation74%
Emergency evacuation47%
Accidental death benefit42%
Kidnap and ransom24%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 2015

Number of respondents

2,017 respondents

Special properties

Social media users who are active leisure travelers and plan to travel in the next 12 months. Regional distribution of respondents: 55 percent reside in North America, 39 percent reside in Europe and 5 percent reside in other regions of the world. Base: respondents who have booked travel insurance at least one (43 percent of respondents).

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The source does not provide detailed information regarding the questions. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.
The source did not provide the date of survey. The date provided is the date of publication.
The source did not provide the age of the survey respondents.

Reasons for booking travel insurance by share of global travelers 2015
This statistic shows the share of travelers who have booked travel insurance at least once, by the potential scenarios they wanted the cover for. During the survey, 74 percent of respondents said they booked travel insurance as a safety net incase there was a trip cancellation.
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