Last Updated: 01/03/18

On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Winter Storm Grayson became a named storm. The storm is expected to hit much of the East Coast of the United States, ranging from north Florida to the Canadian border.

Squaremouth’s Winter Storm Grayson and Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage for the storm. This database is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with answers to frequently asked questions, official provider position statements, travel alerts and notices, and other information as the storm develops.

Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

Winter Storm Grayson became a named storm on January 2, 2018. As of that date, travelers can no longer buy a policy with coverage for the storm.

Policies purchased before January 2, 2018 may include coverage for travel delays and cancellations caused by the storm.

Winter storm watches and warnings have been issued throughout the East Coast, ranging from the Florida Gulf Coast to the Canadian border.

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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  • If there is a storm, when can I no longer be covered by travel insurance?
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    You can only be covered for a storm if you purchased your travel insurance policy before the storm was named.

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  • Am I covered if I miss my connecting flight?

    You can be covered if you miss your connecting flight for a covered reason.

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  • Am I covered if I get bumped from an overbooked flight?

    Travel insurance will not provide coverage if you are bumped from an overbooked flight.

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  • Am I covered if I miss my flight because of long security lines?

    Travel insurance will not cover you if you miss your flight due to security delays.

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  • What if the roads are bad and I don’t want to travel?

    Choosing not to travel because the roads are bad is not a covered reason to cancel your trip, although some policies may provide coverage if road closures prevent you from traveling.

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  • How long do I need to be delayed to trigger coverage?

    Typically, you must be delayed at least 3-12 hours for coverage to begin, depending on the policy.

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  • What do I do if my flight is delayed or canceled due to bad weather?
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    If your flight is delayed or canceled due to inclement weather, you can contact your provider’s 24-Hour Emergency Assistance department to receive help.

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  • Can I cancel my trip due to a winter storm or blizzard?
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    You may be covered to cancel your trip if a winter storm or blizzard seriously impacts your travel and you had a policy in place before the storm was named.

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  • Can I cancel my trip if I don’t want to travel in bad weather?

    Fear of traveling during bad weather is not a covered reason to cancel a trip on a standard travel insurance policy.

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