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FAQs

  • What types of current events are covered by travel insurance?

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    Travel insurance can cover unforeseen events, including unexpected illnesses, terrorist attacks, inclement weather and natural disasters, and other events that cause a complete cessation of travel, such as a strike of a travel supplier.

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  • Am I covered to cancel my trip if my flight is cancelled because of the airport closure?

    Standard Trip Cancellation policies will likely not provide cancellation benefits due to the shooting.

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  • Will Cancel for Any Reason cover a cancelled flight because of the airport closure?

    Depending on a traveler’s scheduled departure date, the Cancel for Any Reason benefit may provide reimbursement for those who cancel a trip due to the shooting.

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  • Can I be covered while my flight is delayed due to the airport closure?

    Some travel insurance policies with the Travel Delay benefit cover any delay of the common carrier.

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  • Can I be covered I missed a connecting flight out of Fort Lauderdale Airport?

    Some travel insurance policies with the Missed Connection benefit cover any delay of the common carrier.

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  • Can I buy a policy for coverage related to the shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport?

    Policies purchased after the shooting and subsequent airport closure will not provide any benefits related to this event.

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  • Can I purchase a travel insurance policy after a terrorist attack?

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    Yes, you can purchase a travel insurance policy after a terrorist attack. However, in most cases, the policy will not cover losses related to the attack.

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  • What coverage is available if there is a terrorist attack?

    Some Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption benefits include coverage for Terrorism.

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  • Can I cancel my trip because of the terrorist attack?

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    Yes, many policies provide coverage to cancel your trip if there is a terrorist attack at your destination, as long as you had a policy in place before the attack occurred and you meet the requirements for Terrorism coverage.

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