Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

When is a storm considered foreseen by travel insurance?


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Short Answer

A storm is typically considered foreseen once it is named.

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On many policies, a storm — whether it is a hurricane, tropical storm, blizzard or winter storm — is considered foreseen once it is named. However, storms can also be considered foreseen once they are forecast to impact your trip.

If you are buying a policy because you know a specific storm is going to affect your travel, it may be too late for you to buy a policy with coverage for that storm. We recommend contacting the provider before purchasing a policy if you are concerned about whether coverage is available.

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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