Summer insurance: What you'll need
Picking the right insurance for summer
The "fun in the sun" season is upon us. But before you take a dip in the pool or hop on your brand-new motorcycle for a ride, be sure you and your loved ones are covered in the event of a vacation mishap.
It's important to evaluate your summer insurance needs, says Lynne McChristian, Florida representative for the Insurance Information Institute.
"Safety does not take a summertime break," she says. "That includes knowing your risks and considering your insurance coverage and liability."
"I don't think the vast majority gives (insurance) a thought," adds Bill Wilson, director of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America's Virtual University.
But that majority doesn't have to include you. Here's what you'll need.