Last Updated: 12/05/18

Violent riots have broken out in France, injuring hundreds, blocking roadways and access to airports, and damaging popular tourist locations. The U.S. Embassy in France has warned U.S. travelers about the Paris riots and their impact around the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and other popular tourist areas.

The Paris Riots Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage related to the situation. This database is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with answers to frequently asked questions, official provider position statements, travel alerts and notices, and other information as the situation develops. Information is subject to change at any time.

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

Violent riots have broken out in France, around popular tourist areas such as the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, among others.

The U.S. Embassy in France has issued an alert to warn U.S. travelers about the riots.

If you are currently traveling in Paris or a nearby city, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

Fact Sheets and Press Releases

  • Paris Riots: 3 Things Travelers Need to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. December 6, 2018 — The recent riots in Paris have led to a wave of questions and concerns from travelers with plans to visit the capital city, and many are turning to travel insurance for answers. With another riot expected this weekend, travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains 3 key travel insurance takeaways travelers should know now.

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  • Can Trip Cancellation cover me to cancel my trip due to the Paris riots?

    Unfortunately, most travel insurance policies likely will not provide Trip Cancellation coverage for the Paris riots.

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  • Can Non-Medical Evacuation cover me if there is unrest due to riots?

    The Non-Medical Evacuation benefit may provide coverage if there is civil or political unrest within the country you are traveling.

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