Those heading to foreign countries should also not forget to take out the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), he added, saying it would help travellers to get treatment in EU countries for "free or at a low cost".
However, he also warned that the standard of service available may be influenced by the country that a traveller is in.
The AA offers its own range of travel insurance products along with associated companies including Go Travel Insurance and OneStop Travel.
As well as travel insurance, the company also offers people in the UK advice and products to cover their cars, loans and other financial services.
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