Extreme Weather & Natural Disasters

What if the school year is extended due to winter storms and it impacts our future trip?

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Some travel insurance policies with Trip Cancellation can cover travelers who are unable to take pre-planned trips because of an unexpected school year extension.

Winter storms often force school closures, and in certain cases, too many closures will result in an extended school year to make up missed classes.

Certain travel insurance policies with Trip Cancellation coverage for Hurricane & Weather can get travelers their money back for prepaid and non-refundable trip expenses, such as airfare, hotels, tours and excursions, if they can’t take their trip due to a school year extension. In order for this coverage to be available, a policy must be purchased before the extension is officially announced.

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