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Can I cancel my trip to France because of the church attack in Normandy?

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Short Answer

If the church attack in Normandy meets your policy’s definition of terrorism, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to France.

More Detail

If you had a travel insurance policy with Terrorism coverage in place before July 26, and your trip meets your policy’s requirements for Terrorism coverage, you may be covered to cancel your trip to Normandy, or a nearby city, and receive reimbursement of your prepaid, non-refundable trip expenses.

The requirements to cancel your trip due to terrorism vary by policy, but they typically include:

  • The attack is declared terrorism by the State Department
  • The attack occurred in a city on your itinerary, or within 50-100 miles of a city on your itinerary
  • The attack occurred no more than 7-30 days before your scheduled departure date

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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