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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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  • Are domestic terrorist attacks covered by travel insurance?

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  • Can I still buy travel insurance for my trip to New York?

    Yes, you can still buy travel insurance for your upcoming trip to New York, but no policies purchased on or after September 17 will include coverage for the bombings on that date.

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  • Can I cancel my upcoming trip because of the NYC bombing?

    As of September 19, the NYC bombing has not been declared terrorism by the State Department and therefore may not trigger any cancellation coverage. However, if the event is determined to meet your policy’s definition of terrorism, you may be covered to cancel your trip if you meet the requirements for Terrorism coverage.

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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 a standard travel insurance policy.

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  • Does the NYC bombing qualify for terrorism coverage?

    As of September 19, the NYC bombing has not been declared an act of terrorism by the U.S. Department of State, and therefore, it may not qualify for Terrorism coverage on most policies.

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  • Will Cancel For Any Reason let me cancel because I’m afraid to travel?

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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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