Some travel insurance policies with the Missed Connection benefit cover any delay of the common carrier.
For travelers with this coverage, they may be reimbursed for the additional transportation expenses required to catch a traveler up to their trip, up to their policy’s limit. However, before this benefit becomes available, travelers must be delayed for their policy’s specified amount of time. Typically, this is between 3-12 hours.
If a policy has specific coverage listed, including weather, strike, or mechanical failure, and does not list “any delay of a common carrier”, the traveler will most likely not be covered for the additional transportation costs incurred because of the closure.
Coverage is subject to change at any time as the investigation into the shooting continues and more information is released.
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