Squaremouth informs travelers about events that are expected to have a major impact on travel. This is not a comprehensive list of all worldwide events.

Hurricane Event Center External Resources

Most travel insurance policies have coverage for hurricanes and tropical storms, as long as you bought a policy before the storm was named. Travel insurance providers may use these resources to gather information on storms and determine whether or not a storm is covered:

Terrorism Event Center External Resources

In order for an attack to be covered by travel insurance, it must be declared an act of terrorism. In addition to the local authorities at your destination, you can check these resources to determine if an attack has been deemed a terrorist event:

Winter Storm Event Center External Resources

Most travel insurance policies have coverage for winter storms and blizzards as part of Trip Cancellation, as long as you bought a policy before the storm was named. Travel insurance providers may use information from the following resources to track a storm and decide if it is covered:

Infectious Disease Event Center External Resources

Travel insurance coverage for infectious diseases is typically limited to travelers who actually contract the disease or illness, however there are preventive measures you can take if you know about the outbreak ahead of time. These resources explain disease outbreaks in more detail.

Natural Disaster Event Center External Resources

Natural disasters, such as volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornadoes, can leave large areas uninhabitable and significantly impact travel. Check with local authorities at your destination, and use these resources to determine if your destination has been evacuated or deemed uninhabitable: