Last Updated: 06/08/2018 06:41PM ET

On July 15, 2016, an attempted coup in Turkey resulted in an updated travel warning and FAA ban by the U.S. government. On July 18, the FAA ban was lifted, with resuming normal flights between the United States and Turkey. Turkey declared a three-month state of emergency on July 20, 2016.

The Turkey Coup Attempt and Travel Insurance Information Center explains travel insurance coverage related to the coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016. This resource is regularly updated with additional information, including frequently asked questions, travel alerts and notices, and provider position statements related to the attempted coup. Information included in this database is subject to change at any time.

Affected travelers should contact their travel insurance provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance hotline for immediate help.

Travel insurance does not provide coverage for travelers to cancel an upcoming trip to Turkey because of the attempted coup, or the subsequent state of emergency, unless the policy includes the Cancel For Any Reason upgrade.

Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the coup attempt in Turkey. 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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