Am I covered if my cruise ship returns early?


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If your cruise ship returns early, you may be covered by the Trip Interruption benefit.

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Many travel insurance policies with Trip Interruption will cover you if your cruise ship returns early due to inclement weather or a mechanical breakdown.

In this case, the cruise line will most likely give you some credit for reimbursement. If they do not, or if that credit does not cover the portion of your trip that you’re missing, you can file a claim with your travel insurance provider for the difference.

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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