Squaremouth informs travelers about events that are expected to have a major impact on travel. This is not a comprehensive list of all worldwide events.

Last Updated: 05/23/17

On Monday, May 22, 2017, a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing more than 20 people and injuring more than 50 others.

The Manchester Concert Bombing and Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage related to the attack. 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 for the Manchester concert bombing. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

If you are currently in Manchester and affected by this incident, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

As of May 22, 2017, the Manchester concert bombing is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Any new travel insurance policies purchased after that point will not provide any coverage related to this event.

On May 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of State declared the bombing an act of terrorism.

Fact Sheets and Press Releases

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    ST. PETERSBURG FL May 23, 2017 — Monday’s bombing at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom killed more than 20 people and injured at least 50 others. The attack comes less than one month after the U.S. Department of State issued a travel alert for Europe due to the continued threat of terrorism.

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  • What travel insurance will allow me to cancel if I’m afraid a terrorist attack may occur?

    Only a policy that includes the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade will cover you to cancel due to fear of a potential terrorist attack.

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