One of the most frequently repeated bits of travel advice is to avoid being coerced into paying extra for additional rental car insurance. When you pay with a credit card, you are usually covered by the policy that is included by the network that your card is affiliated with.
This advice, while generally true, glosses over a much more complicated insurance picture.
Many travelers think that they are covered by their credit card’s policy only to find out after a car accident that they were not.
Here are six common situations where you might think you are covered, but you’re really not.