Last Updated: 07/20/16

On July 14, 2016, a truck drove through a crowded Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France.

The Nice Attack and Travel Insurance Information Center details travel insurance coverage related to the truck attack in Nice, France, on July 14, 2016.

Policyholders should check with their provider, or view the latest provider position statements, to see if the Nice attack 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.

If you are currently in France, all policies offer 24-Hour Emergency Assistance to help travelers affected by the attack.

Travelers who purchased a travel insurance policy before July 14, 2016, may be able to cancel their upcoming trip to Nice or a nearby city if their policy includes Terrorism coverage and they meet their policy's other requirements.

Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the terrorist attack in Nice, France. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

Fact Sheets and Press Releases

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 15, 2016 — The recent attack in Nice, France has raised concerns once again about safe travel to Europe. Squaremouth established the Nice Attack and Travel Insurance Information Center to answer travelers’ questions about coverage related to the July 14 attack at a Bastille Day celebration in Southern France.

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FAQs

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

    You may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip if you had a travel insurance policy with Terrorism coverage in place before July 14 and the Nice attack meets your policy's definition of a terrorist attack. (See provider position statements.)

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

    You can still buy travel insurance for an upcoming trip to France, including coverage for any future terrorist events.

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  • Is cancellation coverage still available for the attack in Nice, France?

    Cancellation coverage is no longer available for the July 14 attack in Nice, France.

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  • I’m in Nice, what does my travel insurance cover?

    All policies offer 24-Hour Emergency Assistance, which can help affected travelers. Travel insurance can also provide coverage under the Emergency Medical and Medical Evacuation benefits if you were injured in the attack.

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  • I’m in France, can I return home early because of the attack in Nice?

    If the attack in Nice, France meets your policy's definition of terrorism, and you have Terrorism coverage under the Trip Interruption benefit of your policy, you may be covered to return home early.

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  • What if I’m afraid to travel after the attack in Nice, France?

    Fear of traveling is not a covered reason to cancel your trip on standard travel insurance.

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  • Does the Bastille Day attack in Nice, France meet the travel insurance definition of terrorism?

    To find out if your provider considers this attack terrorism, please visit our provider position statement page for the attack in Nice.

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