Infectious Diseases

Does the Cancel For Any Reason benefit allow me to cancel my trip due to the Zika virus?


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If a traveler has a policy that includes the Cancel For Any Reason benefit, they can cancel their trip for any reason at all, including fear of contracting the Zika virus.

The Cancel For Any Reason benefit is an additional benefit that typically increases the cost of a policy by 40%. It must be purchased within 14 to 30 days of the traveler’s first trip deposit and requires insuring 100% of their trip cost. Depending on the policy, it provides up to 75% reimbursement of the trip cost and requires the traveler to cancel their policy at least 2 to 3 days before their scheduled trip departure.

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

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