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Bus booking site offers travel insurance

MUMBAI, an online bus ticketing portal, has tied up with United India Insurance to offer its customers travel insurance. The policy will provide personal accident cover along with coverage for bus travel-related risks like emergency medical expenses, damages or loss of baggage, and any consequential loss due to disruption of travel. The insurance policy is particularly aimed to secure bus travellers and the insured’s family, a release stated.

The personal accident cover is Rs two lakh per passenger, damage or loss of baggage is for maximum Rs 15,000, emergency medical expenses are covered up to the amount of Rs 10,000, and consequential loss due to disruption of travel is covered up to Rs 5,000.’s travel insurance policy is an optional value-added service priced at Rs 20 extra per passenger, offered in addition to the cost of each ticket booked on the portal, the release added. The policy can be availed of on the portal at the time of booking tickets.

Karthi Easwaramoorthy, President and Co-founder,, said, “There are several customers who are already opting for this service and we hope this will provide travel enthusiasts with a secure and trouble-free bus travel.”

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