Squaremouth’s Earthquakes and Travel Insurance Information Center is designed to keep travelers informed about earthquakes that may impact travel and travel insurance coverage.
When can I buy travel insurance to cover an earthquake?Read More
You can buy travel insurance with coverage for earthquakes up until the day before your departure date.
What if my flight is delayed because of the earthquake?Read More
Short Answer If you purchased a travel insurance policy before the earthquake occurred, you may be covered under your policy’s Travel Delay and Missed Connection benefits for a flight delay.
Am I covered if my trip is delayed because of the earthquake?Read More
Can I cancel my upcoming trip because of an earthquake?
What coverage do I have if an earthquake strikes while I’m at my destination?
Does my travel insurance cover me to come home early because of the earthquake?Read More
Short Answer You may be covered to return home early due to the earthquake under the Trip Interruption benefit if you meet your policy's requirements. The policy must have been purchased before the earthquake occurred.
Can I cancel due to the earthquake if I have Cancel For Any Reason?Read More
Short Answer If you had a policy in place that included Cancel For Any Reason before the earthquake occurred, you may be covered to cancel your trip due to the earthquake.
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What if I’m afraid to travel due to the earthquake?Read More
Short Answer Unfortunately, fear of traveling is not a covered reason to cancel on most travel insurance policies.