My flight was diverted while I was in the air, or before my initial departure, because of the Brussels attacks. Am I covered by travel insurance?

If your flight to Brussels was rerouted because of the terrorist attacks at Brussels Airport, you may be eligible for coverage under a few different travel insurance benefits.

The Trip Interruption benefit can provide coverage for prepaid and unused travel expenses if you miss a portion of your trip because of your flight is diverted due to terrorism. You must meet your policy’s requirements for Terrorism coverage to be eligible for this benefit.

Missed Connection coverage can provide reimbursement for additional expenses to catch up to your trip if you miss the departure of a cruise, tour or connecting flight.

Travel Delay benefits can provide reimbursement for necessary expenses while delayed, such as meals, accommodations and local transportation.

If your flight is diverted, but you do not wish to stay in your new destination, please browse our other FAQ’s for your particular situation:

To determine if your specific policy covers the Brussels terrorist attacks on March 22, 2016, contact your travel insurance provider to understand your coverage and, if necessary, begin the claims process. Contact information for each provider can be found on your certificate, as well as in our Claims information center.

This information is time sensitive and may change as events unfold. Please check back for updated FAQs and provider position statements. 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.


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