Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

What types of natural disasters are covered by travel insurance?

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Travel insurance can cover unforeseen natural disasters that prevent a traveler from taking their trip.

Covered natural disasters may include flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, earthquake, tsunami, volcanic eruption, blizzard or avalanche, drought, landslide, mudslide, or another event preventing a traveler from taking their trip.

A natural disaster can be covered by the Hurricane & Weather benefit. This benefit is included in most travel insurance policies under Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption, which can reimburse your prepaid and non-refundable trip expenses if you are unable to travel due to unforeseen circumstances, such as an earthquake, and you meet your policy’s specific requirements for coverage

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