Last Updated: 02/18/2021 09:38AM ET

At 9:36 PM ET on August 23, 2016 (3:36 AM on August 24 local time) an earthquake occurred in Central Italy.

Many travel insurance policies include coverage for natural disasters, such as earthquakes. If you had a policy in effect before August 23, you may be covered to cancel your upcoming trip to the Italy if you meet your policy’s requirements. Check with your provider, or view our provider position statements for the Central Italy earthquake, to see what coverage may be available.

This resource is updated regularly with frequently asked questions, provider position statements, and more related to the earthquake in Italy. Information included in this database is subject to change at any time.

If you are currently in Italy, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

You must have had a policy in place before August 23 to be eligible for coverage for the earthquake in Central Italy.

You may be covered to cancel or return home early from your trip to Italy if you meet your policy's requirements.

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

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