Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

Can I still buy travel insurance after a tropical storm or hurricane is named?

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While you can still buy a travel insurance policy after a storm is named, the policy will not include coverage for the storm.

Once a tropical storm or hurricane is named, it is considered a foreseen event, and is therefore no longer eligible for coverage on new policies. If you try to file a claim for a loss related to the storm, your claim will be denied if you purchased the policy after the storm was named.

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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