Hurricane Matthew – APRIL

APRIL – Hurricane Matthew Travel Insurance Coverage Position Statement

Posted: 9/28/2016

Tropical Storm Matthew falls within APRIL’s guidelines, policy terms & conditions as inclement weather and potentially a natural disaster.

The National Hurricane Center issued its first advisory today, 9/28/16, at 15:00 UTC.

Policies purchased prior to then may cover the event. As of then, the event is no longer considered unforeseen, so it will not be covered.

Please note:

·         Trip cancellation and trip interruption benefits are not payable if a natural hazard (such as a brushfire, tropical storm, or hurricane) is named on or becomes foreseen before the effective date & time of the policy.

·         This guideline applies only to new policies that are effective on or after the event, and covering travel during such time. It does not apply to new policies that cover travel after the event has passed.

·         Terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy.

For more information on this storm, please refer to http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphi cs_at4.shtml?5-daynl#contents.

In the event of an emergency or questions, please contact APRIL’s 24-Hour Assistance Department at:

24/7 Toll-Free Number (Inside the U.S. & Canada): 855-277-4587

24/7 Assistance Collect Call: 305-455-0307

Assistance Email: assistus@apriltravelprotection .com

Live Web Chat: Visit www.AprilTravelProtectio n.com

Skype™: assist_us

In the event of a claim, please contact APRIL’s Claims Department at 855-277-4587 or claims@apriltravelprotection.com. All claims will be adjudicated on their own circumstances and merits.