Last Updated: 07/27/16

On July 26, 2016, there was an attack at a church in Normandy, France.

The France Church Attack and Travel Insurance Information Center details travel insurance coverage related to the attack at a church in Normandy, France, on July 26, 2016.

Policyholders should check with their provider, or view the latest provider position statements, to see if the attack in Normandy meets their policy’s definition of a terrorist event.

This resource is updated regularly with travel alerts, frequently asked questions, provider position statements, and other new information as the situation progresses. Information included in this database is subject to change at any time.

Policies purchased before July 26, 2016 may include coverage for the attack.

Travelers may be able to cancel their upcoming trip to Normandy or a nearby city if their policy includes Terrorism coverage and they meet their policy's other requirements.

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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 terrorist attacks, inclement weather and natural disasters.

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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 of a travel alert?
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    A travel alert is not a covered reason to cancel your trip on standard travel insurance policies.

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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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  • Can I cancel my trip to France because of the church attack in Normandy?

    If the church attack in Normandy meets your policy's definition of terrorism, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to France.

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  • Can I still buy travel insurance for a trip to France?

    Travel insurance is still available for future travel to France, including policies with Terrorism coverage for any future terrorist events.

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  • What if I’m too scared to travel because of the church attack in France?

    Standard travel insurance will not cover you to cancel your trip because you are afraid to travel after the attack in Normandy.

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  • Can I cut my trip short because of the church attack in Normandy?

    You may be covered to return home early from your trip if the church attack in Normandy meets your policy's definition 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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