Last Updated: 08/10/2020 03:15PM ET
Officials worldwide are working to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The rapidly spreading virus – officially named COVID-19 – was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 and has spread to more than 100 countries so far. On March 19, the U.S. State Department issued a Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory, the highest possible level of travel advisory, advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Coronavirus Pandemic Travel Insurance Information Center explains travel insurance coverage for the outbreak. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Information is subject to change at any time.
With travel virtually grounded worldwide, many travel suppliers are experiencing financial troubles. Major airlines and cruise lines have announced financial issues that have already caused insolvency, or are expected to, including:
- LATAM Airlines
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- Thai Airways
- Virgin Atlantic
- Virgin Australia
Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the coronavirus pandemic. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.