Last Updated: 06/08/2018 06:31PM ET

Hurricane Ophelia was first named a tropical storm on October 9, 2017, and developed into a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.

Many travel insurance policies include coverage for hurricanes that impact travel, as long as the policy was purchased before the storm was named. Travelers who had a policy in place prior to October 9, 2017 may have coverage for Hurricane Ophelia, including Trip Cancellation and Travel Delay.

If you are currently traveling and affected by Hurricane Ophelia, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

Ophelia became a named storm on October 9, 2017. As of that date, the storm is no longer considered unforeseen and any new travel insurance policies will not provide any coverage related to the storm.

If you purchased a policy before October 9, 2017, you may be covered to cancel or interrupt your trip.

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