New York State
Insurance Department


New York, May 27, 1999

MEDIA ADVISORY

CONSUMER INSURANCE TIPS
FOR AN ENJOYABLE SUMMER VACATION

With the summer season quickly approaching, New Yorkers are busy planning vacations and recreational excursions. In order to help ensure that consumers have a pleasant experience on their vacation, the New York State Insurance Department advises them to make sure they have adequate insurance protection by reviewing their insurance policies, calling their insurance company, agent or broker, and by keeping the Department’s consumer tips in mind.

Renting A Car On Vacation?

Buying Or Renting A Boat This Summer?

Renting A Summer Home?

Planning An Expensive Vacation?

The Department’s Consumer Services Bureau is a one-stop shopping resource for consumers who are looking for information on any type of insurance. Last year the Bureau answered 500,000 telephone inquiries and investigated 60,000 complaints. Consumer information is available by calling toll-free 1-800-342-3736 or by visiting the Department’s website at www.ins.state.ny.


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