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Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

Can I cancel my upcoming trip because of a wildfire?

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You could be covered to cancel your trip because of a wildfire, as long as you bought your policy before the fire started.

In order to cancel your trip because of a wildfire, your policy must include Trip Cancellation coverage. The following reasons can trigger Trip Cancellation:

  • The fire makes your hotel accommodations or your destination uninhabitable
  • There’s a mandatory evacuation at your destination that lasts longer than your trip
  • Your home has been made uninhabitable by the fire

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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