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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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  • When is an attack considered terrorism by travel insurance?

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    For an attack to be covered by travel insurance, it must be deemed an act of terrorism by the U.S. Department of State.

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  • Can I cancel my trip because I’m worried about terrorism?

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    An increased risk of terrorism, or fear that a terrorist attack will occur because of the recent bombing in New York, is not a covered reason to cancel your trip with standard travel insurance.

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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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  • What type of travel insurance policy do I need to buy to include coverage for terrorism?

    Most travel insurance policies cover Terrorism as standard under Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption benefits.

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  • Can I cancel my trip because of terrorism?

    Yes, many policies allow travelers to cancel their trip because of terrorism at their destination, as long as their policy includes Terrorism coverage and was purchased before the attack occurred.

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  • Is Terrorism a covered reason for cancellation?

    Short Answer Yes, some policies provide Terrorism coverage under their Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption benefits.

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