Travel insurance: Everything you need to know

Old or Obsolete Hotel Sign.
Old or Obsolete Hotel Sign.

(CBS News) From grounded cruise ships, to airline bankruptcies and mergers, to a hurricane season that's starting early - travel isn't always smooth sailing.

So as you prepare for your summer vacations, consider CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg's advice about travel insurance. Who needs travel insurance, and what kind of policies should you get?

Check out Greenberg's report offering pointers on when and why to buy travel insurance, what's available, and best ways to shop for it, in the video above.