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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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  • What if my flight is canceled because of the terrorist attack at Istanbul Airport?

    If your flight is canceled due to the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, you may be covered under your policy’s Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption benefits.

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  • What if my flight is delayed due to the Istanbul Airport attack?

    If your flight was delayed because of the terrorist attack at Ataturk airport, you may be covered under your policy’s Travel Delay or Missed Connection benefit, as long as you had a policy in place before the attack occurred.

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  • Can I cancel my trip to Istanbul because of the airport attack?

    If you purchased a travel insurance policy before June 28 that includes Terrorism coverage, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to Istanbul due to the Ataturk airport terrorist attack.

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  • Can I still buy a travel insurance policy for my trip to Istanbul after the Ataturk Airport terrorist attack?

    You can still buy a travel insurance policy for a future trip to Istanbul.

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  • What if I’m afraid to fly after the attack at the Istanbul airport?

    Unfortunately, fear of traveling or fear of a potential terrorist attack is not a covered reason to cancel your trip.

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  • What travel insurance will allow me to cancel if I’m afraid a terrorist attack may occur?

    Only a policy that includes the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade will cover you to cancel due to fear of a potential terrorist attack.

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  • Can I cancel my trip because of a terror threat?

    Standard travel insurance policies do not provide coverage to cancel due to the threat of terrorism.

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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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