Does the Berlin Christmas market attack qualify for Terrorism coverage?

The truck attack at the Christmas market in Berlin may qualify for Terrorism coverage if the attack meets your provider’s definition of terrorism.

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Squaremouth recommends contacting your provider to determine if the Dec. 19 attack in Berlin qualifies for Terrorism coverage. You may also visit our provider position statement page for the attack in Berlin, which will be updated as the situation develops.

Typically, the U.S. Department of State must deem an act terrorism for that act to be considered a terrorist attack by travel insurance.

If this attack meets your provider’s definition of terrorism, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to Berlin, or end your trip early, as long as you had a policy in place before December 19.

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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