Safety and security has always been a huge issue while traveling and in recent years, it has gained in importance. Travel insurance plans insure a person against accidents and losses that could occur while traveling. The common aspects covered by insurance policies, include theft, injury and loss of life. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when selecting a travel insurance policy.CompanyThe first thing you must look at is the company. It must have a strong reputation and preferably many years of experience in the field. They must know travel insurance inside out and it should reflect in their plans and services. Additionally you can research the company on the web for reviews or ask them for a list of prominent clients to get a fair idea of the quality of their business. Call them up or email them with questions to ascertain their response and level of customer service. Excuses and deals are a warning sign and it is best to avoid such companies.CoverageAfter preparing a short-list a few prominent companies you can now research the plans they have on offer. Make sure that you go through the policies in detail so that you know exactly what is covered and to what is extent it is covered. Ask them questions to clear any doubts. You do not want to be dragged to courts for an incorrect claim. If you intend to travel internationally seek an appropriate plan.CostKeep in mind that costlier does not necessarily mean better. There are hundreds of companies are out there and some are more efficient than others and the efficient ones can pass their savings on to their customers in terms of reduced prices. Decide what you features you want and what coverage you are looking for. Then go through several plans to compare the prices being demanded. Be on the look out for discounts.As you can see, purchasing travel insurance plan is so much easier if you keep the three C’s in mind. With a reliable insurance package in the bag you can enjoy your trip to the fullest.