Ukraine Russia War
On February 24, 2022, Russia began an invasion of Ukraine in an escalation of the war that has been ongoing between the two countries. Under most travel insurance policies, war – or an act of war – is a general exclusion, meaning standard Trip Cancellation coverage is likely not available. For travelers who are concerned […]
Thomas Cook Bankruptcy
Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest tour operator, ceased operations for financial reasons on September 23, 2019. The company’s collapse stranded more than 600,000 travelers in 18 different countries, and canceled trips for thousands of other travelers who already had their future vacations planned and booked. The Thomas Cook bankruptcy is a very specific case, and […]
Hong Kong Airport Protests
Update: Large crowds of protesters have shut down Hong Kong’s International Airport for the second day in a row, suspending all check-ins and canceling all remaining outgoing flights. On Monday, August 12, 2019, Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights due to a large crowd of antigovernment protestors. Thousands of travelers were stranded due to […]

Squaremouth’s Travel Insurance Information Center includes information about disruptions that may impact international travel. This includes, but is not limited to financial insolvency of a travel supplier, war, political unrest, and other issues that have travel implications. Visit a specific information center to view official provider position statements and learn more about travel insurance coverage for that event.