Last Updated: 04/05/2024 11:39AM ET

After forming as a tropical storm in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane Hilary was officially named on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Impacted areas include regions of Southern California and the Southwest, including major cities like San Diego and Los Angeles.

Most travel insurance companies provide Cancellation coverage, among other benefits, in the event a hurricane impacts a trip. In order for any coverage to apply, the policy must have been purchased prior to the date the storm was named. Travelers whose trip was impacted by Hurricane Ian just have purchased their insurance policy prior to August 16th.

The Hurricane Hilary Travel Insurance Information Center includes advice for travelers and answers to our most commonly asked questions about storms. This information is subject to change. Squaremouth’s licensed experts update this information as the situation evolves.

Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for Hurricane Hilary. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

If you are currently traveling to, or live in an area affected by Hurricane Ian, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

Hurricane Hilary became a named storm on August 16, 2023. In order to have coverage for trips impacted by this storm, a travel insurance policy must have been purchased prior to this date.

Hurricane Hilary impacted parts of Southern California and the U.S. Southwest, significantly impacting travel to and from major airports in the area.

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