Last Updated: 12/02/2019 08:24PM ET

Heavy rainfall in Northern Italy has been prolonged in Venice, bringing flooding to the famous tourist destination. On November 12, 2019, the high waters in Venice reached 6 feet above sea level, the worst flooding in the city in more than 50 years.

Many travel insurance policies have coverage for natural disasters, including flooding. The Venice Flooding Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage for the floods. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Information is subject to change at any time.

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

Prolonged heavy rainfall has brought flooding to Venice, Italy, and is affecting thousands of travelers.

If your trip to Italy is affected by the flooding, you may be covered to cancel or return home early, if you meet your policy's requirements and purchased your policy before your provider's cutoff date.

If you are in Italy and affected by the Venice flooding, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

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