Can I cut my trip short because of the church attack in Normandy?

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Short Answer

You may be covered to return home early from your trip if the church attack in Normandy meets your policy’s definition of terrorism.

More Detail

You must have had a travel insurance policy in place before July 26 to be eligible for coverage related to the attack in Normandy.

To qualify for Terrorism coverage under the Trip Interruption benefit of your policy, you must meet certain requirements. These typically include:

  • The attack must be declared an act of terrorism by the State Department
  • The attack must occur in or near a city on your itinerary
  • The attack must occur within 7-30 days of your departure date

Trip Interruption coverage provides reimbursement for unused, prepaid travel arrangements, as well the cost of transportation to return home early.

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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