Squaremouth’s Natural Disaster Center explains travel insurance coverage related to tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters that may disrupt travel. This resource is regularly updated with provider position statements, press releases, and answers to FAQs.

Fact Sheets and Press Releases

  • Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. January 16, 2020 —  Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers.

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  • Travel Alerts, Evacuation Orders and Arson Impact Travel Insurance for Australia

  • Travel to Puerto Rico Amidst Earthquakes and State of Emergency

  • What Travelers Heading to Australia Need to Know About Wildfires and Travel Insurance

  • 3 Reasons Why New Zealand Volcano Won’t Trigger Travel Insurance Benefits, Says Squaremouth

  • Travel Insurance for When the Unthinkable Happens


Natural Disaster Event Center External Resources

Natural disasters, such as volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornadoes, can leave large areas uninhabitable and significantly impact travel. Check with local authorities at your destination, and use these resources to determine if your destination has been evacuated or deemed uninhabitable: