Will Cancel for Any Reason cover a cancelled flight because of the airport closure?

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Depending on a traveler’s scheduled departure date, the Cancel for Any Reason benefit may provide reimbursement for those who cancel a trip due to the shooting.

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Travelers with future trips who are too scared to travel may be covered to cancel using the Cancel for Any Reason benefit. However, it may be too late for those whose flights have already been canceled due to the airport shut down.

While the Cancel for Any Reason benefit provides coverage for events excluded by standard Trip Cancellation benefits, it typically does not cover any cancellation within 24 hours of a traveler’s departure. For this reason, it is likely too late to claim for travelers whose flights were scheduled to depart on January 6th or 7th.

Coverage is subject to change at any time as the investigation into the shooting continues and more information is released.

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