The US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA) Quick Fact Sheet
The UStiA is a national non-profit organization with a mission to foster ethical and professional standards of industry conduct, cultivate effective state and federal government relations, inform and assist members, and educate consumers.
Americans spent nearly $2.8 billion on all types of travel protection in 2016, an increase of 19.1% from 2014.1
Approximately 42.6 million American insureds were covered by a travel protection plan purchased from a UStiA member company, an increase of 23.7% from 2014. 1
Over 87% of travel protection products purchased were trip cancellation/interruption packages.1
Travel medical and medical evacuation products account for 7.8% of total consumer spend on travel protection.1
1 The Travel Protection Market Survey 2014-2016, conducted by USTIA.