Don’t settle for travel insurance that only covers some aspects of your cruise.
WaveCare® is a comprehensive cruise travel insurance plan with enhanced medical and luggage benefits, cruise-ship disablement, and more.
“I needed to change my cruise date, and they were easy to work with and helpful, and I will be sticking with this group for years to come.”
– Kelly D.
A cruise is a big investment – but you might be waving ”aloha” to that investment if you don’t protect it from:
Cruise insurance from Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection is there to protect you when these issues strike – and with our 24/7 travel assistance, you’ll never be left stranded with no one to contact.
WaveCare® from Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection is easy, full-featured cruise trip insurance, specially designed for cruise related issues listed below.
With all these issues, you can count on:
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection has been protecting cruises for years, and is backed by Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, which provides A.M. Best A++-rated financial security and strength – for peace of mind wherever you cruise.
“Gave us the peace of mind we were looking for while on [our] vacation cruise.”
– Ken B.
"This travel insurance is easy to purchase and gives us peace of mind when we book our long cruises a year or more in advance.”
– Carl B.
Our plans include cruise cancellation insurance and cruise medical expense coverage, trip interruption, medical evacuation, and coverage for lost, damaged, or stolen luggage.* WaveCare adds a cruise disablement fixed benefit – in case your cruise is disabled and unable to arrive in port.
Yes – and if you buy within 15 days of making your initial cruise deposit, you qualify for bonus coverages, like coverage for pre-existing medical conditions and financial default. However, you can also buy coverage up until the day before you leave.
Cruise insurance can cost from 5% to 10% of your total trip cost, though that amount can be influenced by:
As with any travel insurance, it pays to look around and compare to find the best cruise insurance policy for you.
Absolutely – cruise trip insurance is worth it because it can help reimburse you for covered expenses like emergency evacuation, medical bills, and costs related to trip cancellation and interruption. The U.S. State Department includes travel insurance as a key component of its traveler’s checklist.
A medical emergency on a cruise could mean thousands of dollars of bills that you have to pay. Cruise health insurance can help pay if you get sick or injured when you’re onboard, and can cover costs to evacuate you to an adequate onshore medical facility.
Savvy cruisers do. If you’re not sure, ask your travel professional, or someone who’s gone on multiple cruises.
Is your cruise booked months out? Is your cruise payment protected if you’re forced to cancel for a covered reason? Do you have adequate coverage if a medical emergency occurs while you’re at sea? WaveCare may be your best travel insurance option.
* Not all coverages available on all products. Check product descriptions for details. Providing flight information is required for BHTP to track and pay claims automatically. Fastest payments on approved claims when debit card, PayPal or other EFT method is chosen as preferred payment method. Speed of transaction varies by processing financial institution.
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