Infectious Diseases

Can I cancel my trip to a Zika affected country if I become pregnant?


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While no policies include coverage to cancel your trip due to your destination being a Zika-affected country, some policies do provide cancellation coverage for travelers who become pregnant after purchasing a policy, regardless of their destination country.

To see if your policy includes this coverage, we recommend reviewing your policy certificate. If you are unsure, please contact us and we will be happy to review your policy.

Additionally, if you have a policy that includes the Cancel For Any Reason benefit, you can cancel your trip 2-3 days before your trip departure due to fear of the Zika virus, or for any reason at all. This is an optional, time sensitive benefit that requires you to purchase a policy 14-30 days from your initial booking date and provides up to 75% reimbursement of your total trip cost.

Coverage is subject to change at any time as conditions related to the Zika virus change.

This information may vary based on the travel insurance 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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