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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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  • Is non-medical evacuation coverage available if the Icelandic volcano erupts while I'm traveling?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not cover any losses or evacuations related to the volcano, including non-medical evacuation.

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  • What coverage is available if the Icelandic volcano erupts while I'm traveling?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not offer coverage for any losses related to the volcano.

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  • Can I cancel my trip if my airline stops traveling to my destination due to the Icelandic volcano?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not have coverage under the regular trip cancellation or interruption benefits.

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  • Will my coverage extend if I am unable to leave my destination due to the volcano eruption?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not cover any losses related to the volcano. Travelers who are unable to leave their destination due to the volcano, must have purchased a policy prior to the eruption in order for their coverage to extend.

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  • When do I need to purchase a policy to have coverage for the Icelandic volcano?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Travelers who were concerned with coverage for the volcano must have purchased a policy before the eruption. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after August 30th, will not cover any losses related to the volcano.

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  • Is an eruption of the volcano a covered reason to cancel my trip?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not cover any losses related to the volcano, including cancelled or delayed flights.

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  • Can I purchase a travel insurance policy after the Icelandic volcano has erupted?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not cover any losses related to the volcano, including cancelled or delayed flights.

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  • Does the travel delay benefit cover an eruption of the Icelandic volcano?

    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Any travel insurance policies purchased on or after that date, will not cover any losses related to the volcano, including delayed or cancelled flights.

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