Last Updated: 10/03/2019 02:09PM ET

Hurricane Dorian formed in the Atlantic Ocean on August 24th, 2019, with a path that includes The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, and the East Coast of the U.S.. Dorian developed into a hurricane on August 28.

Many travel insurance policies can cover hurricanes that impact travel, as long as the policy was purchased before the storm was named. For Hurricane Dorian, travelers would have needed to buy a policy prior to August 24. Travelers who had a policy in place prior to this date may have coverage under the Trip Cancellation and Travel Delay benefits.

The Hurricane Dorian Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage related to 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. Information is subject to change at any time.

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

Hurricane Dorian became a named storm on August 24, 2019. As of that date, the storm is no longer considered unforeseen, meaning any new travel insurance policies will not provide any coverage for the storm.

Hurricane Dorian is a major hurricane impacting travel to and from the East Coast of the US, The Bahamas, and neighboring islands.

Several airports and cruise ports have closed down, causing airlines and cruise ships to cancel or reroute itineraries.

If you are currently traveling or live in an area affected by Hurricane Dorian, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

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