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Am I covered to cancel if there’s a terrorist attack at my destination?

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You may be covered to cancel if there is a terrorist attack at your destination or departure location, as long as your policy includes Terrorism coverage.

To be eligible for coverage, policies generally require that the terrorist attack occurred in a city listed on your itinerary, or within a certain number of miles of that city. The terrorist attack also must have occurred within 30-90 days of your scheduled departure date.

Some policies state that there cannot have been a previous terrorist attack within 90 days of the one that is causing you to cancel. Depending on the policy, you may be required to purchase it within a certain amount of time after your initial trip booking to be eligible for this coverage.

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