What types of current events are covered by travel insurance?
What happens if I contract the measles while on my trip?Read More
Short Answer If you become infected with measles while traveling, please contact the 24-Hour Emergency Assistance number provided to you with your travel insurance policy. Depending on your policy, Emergency Medical and Medical Evacuation benefits may be available to you.
If my family member or I contract the measles, am I covered to cancel my trip?Read More
Short Answer If a traveler or a traveler’s family member contracts the Measles prior to departing for a trip, they may be covered to cancel their trip and be reimbursed for any nonrefundable trip costs they insured under the Trip Cancellation benefit.
Can I go to the doctor if I think I have contracted an illness on my trip?Read More
Short Answer Yes, if a traveler contracts an illness, including measles, while on their covered trip they may go to any licensed medical physician who is not their traveling companion or family member.
Can I cancel a trip because there is a measles outbreak at my destination?Read More
Short Answer Canceling a trip because there is an outbreak in your destination is not a covered reason under standard Trip Cancellation policies. If a traveler wants the option to cancel a trip for this reason and receive reimbursement, we recommend purchasing a policy with the Cancel For Any Reason benefit.