Arrow-shaped signs that read "London," "New York," and "Paris." Third-party travel coverage can offer travelers much higher medical benefit limits, as well as coverage for medical evacuation. (Credit: PX Media/AdobeStock)

Many folks book their vacations with credit cards in order to accumulate rewards and reap any benefits offered by the company, which sometimes includes travel insurance. While this coverage is certainly better than going without protection, it's imperative to delve into exactly what is included in that coverage before deciding whether to also purchase third-party travel insurance.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of She can be reached at [email protected].