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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 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 still buy a travel insurance policy for a future trip to Istanbul?

    Travelers can still purchase a travel insurance policy for a future trip to Istanbul. Many policies may still provide coverage for future unforeseen terrorist attacks.

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  • Can I be covered to end my current trip in Istanbul early?

    You may be covered to interrupt your trip and return home early if you purchased your policy before March 19, 2016, and your policy includes Terrorism coverage.

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  • What if I’m afraid to travel after the Istanbul terrorist bombing?

    Fear is not a covered reason to cancel on a standard travel insurance policy. In order to be covered to cancel a trip due to fear of traveling, travelers would need a policy with the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade.

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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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