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With recent winter weather panics canceling flights and wreaking havoc for travelers around the globe, there have been lots of stories about travel nightmares -- airline passengers stranded in airports, having an impossibly difficult time dealing with customer service agents, losing vacation and/or work time and certainly lots of money. It's like pulling teeth to get an airline to accept any responsibility for any kind of inconvenience, and not only are they not shelling out for hotel rooms for stranded passengers, they often make it even more complicated and pricey to schedule alternate flights when others get canceled. The sad truth is that there are a lot of bullies in the travel industry, and customer service is pretty much a complete misnomer. You can protect yourself against many kinds of travel hassles with annual travel insurance. Read more to find out if annual travel insurance is right for you.