If your travel insurance policy includes Terrorism coverage, you may be covered to cancel your trip if another terrorist attack occurs.
However, you must meet the policy’s requirements to cancel your trip due to terrorism. These requirements typically include some or all of the following:
- The terrorist attack meet the policy’s definition of a terrorist attack, which in most cases means it must be declared an act of terrorism by the US State Department.
- The attack occurs within 7-30 days of your scheduled departure
- The attack occurs within a certain number of miles from a city listed on your travel itinerary (typically 50-100 miles)
- The city has not had a previous terrorist attack within a certain number of days (typically 90 days, only a requirement on some policies)
This information is time sensitive and may change as events unfold. Please check back for updated FAQs and provider position statements.
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