Last Updated: 09/21/16

On September 17, 2016, a bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

This database is regularly updated with travel alerts, frequently asked questions, provider position statements, and other new information about the New York City bombing as the situation develops. Travel insurance position statements and FAQs included in this Information Center are subject to change at any time.

Travelers affected by the bombings should contact their provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

Typically an event must be deemed a terrorist attack by the U.S. Department of State to qualify for Terrorism coverage. As of September 21, the State Department has not declared the NYC bombing an act of terrorism.

If the bombing is declared an act of terrorism, travelers may be covered to cancel their upcoming trip to New York City if they had a policy with Terrorism coverage in place before the bombing occurred and they meet their policy's requirements for cancellation coverage.

Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the New York City bombing. Please contact customer service for more information. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

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