Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

Can I cancel my trip if a storm hits my home?


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Short Answer

You may be covered by your travel insurance to cancel your trip if a storm hits your home.

More Detail

Many policies offer cancellation coverage if a storm renders your primary residence uninhabitable, or if a storm causes your flight or other ticketed transportation to be significantly delayed, typically by at least 12-48 hours.

If you meet your policy’s cancellation requirements, you may covered to cancel your trip and receive reimbursement for your prepaid and nonrefundable trip expenses

Refer to your policy certificate for specific information about your coverage or contact your provider to begin the claims process.

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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