Travel Troubleshooter

June 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Does insurance cover my frequent flier miles?

Q: Last year, while I was visiting Australia, my wife had a medical emergency that caused us to cancel our trip and come home. Fortunately, we had bought a travel insurance policy through Allianz.

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Christopher Elliott writes the Travel Troubleshooter column for the Miami Herald; he also writes about the travel industry for and for National Geographic Traveler. If you don't find the information you need here in his past columns, you can reach Elliott via his website at

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