Can I cancel my cruise because of a hurricane?


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Hurricanes and inclement weather that impact your cruise can be covered reasons to cancel your trip.

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The Hurricane and Weather benefit can provide Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage if you need to cancel or return early from your cruise due to a hurricane impacting your cruise or trip. All policies that include the Hurricane and Weather benefit require you to purchase the policy before the storm is named.

The common requirements are:

  • A common carrier delay between 12-48 hours due to inclement weather
  • Your accommodation at your destination is made uninhabitable
  • There is a hurricane warning or a mandatory evacuation at your destination

This information can vary based on the travel insurance policy. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact our licensed travel insurance experts. Squaremouth’s award-winning customer service team is available from 8am to 10pm ET, seven days a week, by chat and by phone at 800-240-0369.

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