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Travel-related debt and bankruptcy

On Behalf of | Apr 28, 2018 | Bankruptcy |

For many people, travel is a great way to recharge, take a break from life’s responsibilities, and experience the world firsthand. Unfortunately, traveling can also be very expensive and some people take on a considerable amount of debt in order to visit other countries. Moreover, it is important to keep in mind that each person’s circumstances are unique. For example, someone may have incurred debt to travel because they had been planning a trip with their friends for years and did not want to change their plans even though they recently lost their job. Or, someone might take on too much debt in order to attend a wedding or funeral overseas.

Regardless of the reason why someone decides to travel, some may rack up too much debt on their credit card or max out a personal loan in order to pay for flights, hotels, and other trip-related expenses. Furthermore, with interest and penalties, some people may find that the debt they took on initially has spiraled out of control. Many people have found themselves in this position and the stress that is associated with high levels of debt can be overwhelming. For some people, filing a bankruptcy petition can lead to financial freedom. Debt can hold people down, whether it was taken on in order to pay for a trip or any other reason.

We realize the numerous challenges people who have fallen into debt often face, but you should not give up. Our bankruptcy section goes over more with regard to filing for bankruptcy.


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