Does the Bastille Day attack in Nice, France meet the travel insurance definition of terrorism?

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To find out if your provider considers this attack terrorism, please visit our provider position statement page for the attack in Nice.

If this attack meets your provider’s definition of terrorism, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to France, or end your trip early, as long as you had a policy in place that included Terrorism coverage before July 14.

In order to qualify for coverage under the Terrorism benefit, certain requirements must be met, including:

  • The attack must be declared terrorism by the U.S. Department of State
  • The attack must occur within 7-30 days of your scheduled departure
  • The attack typically must occur in a city on your itinerary, or in some cases, within 50-100 miles of a city on your itinerary

This information is time sensitive and may vary by policy. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available 24/7 and are delighted to help.

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