Brussels Terrorist Alert – Tin Leg

Tin Leg

Posted: 11/23/2015

On Saturday, November 21, Brussels, Belgium, issued a high terror alert due to an “imminent threat” of terrorism.

What you need to know about your policy:

For non-policyholders:
As of November 23, the threat to Brussels has not resulted in a terrorist event, meaning cancellation coverage, including the terrorism benefit, is available for new policies purchased for trips to Brussels, Belgium.

For current policyholders:
As of November 23, the threat to Brussels has not resulted in a terrorist event, meaning there is no coverage for losses related to the threats for current Tin Leg policyholders.

If the threat to Brussels becomes a terrorist event, and meets Tin Leg’s definition of “terrorism” (below), there may be coverage for Tin Leg customers to cancel or interrupt their trip. In order to be eligible for these benefits, a Tin Leg policy must have been purchased prior to the date the terrorist event occurs.

Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Coverage for Terrorism:
In order for an event to be covered under Tin Leg policies, the event must occur on or after the policy effective date and must be deemed an act of terrorism by the U.S. Department of State. It must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • The terrorist incident must occur within 7 days of your departure and within 50 miles of a city listed on your itinerary.
  • The terrorist attacks result in the complete cessation of travel services at the point of departure or destination for the following specified amounts of time:
    • Tin Leg Economy policy: 48 consecutive hours
    • Tin Leg Standard policy: 24 consecutive hours
    • Tin Leg Luxury policy: 12 consecutive hours

Coverage for Travel Delay
In order for terrorism to be covered under the Trip Delay benefit within Tin Leg policies, it must meet the following requirements:

    • Tin Leg Economy policy: 12 consecutive hours
    • Tin Leg Standard policy: 12 consecutive hours
    • Tin Leg Luxury policy: 6 consecutive hours

In addition to Trip Cancellation and Travel Delay coverage, other benefits, including Emergency Medical and Medical Evacuation, may also be available for coverage related to this event.

In the event of an emergency, please contact Tin Leg’s 24 Hour Emergency Assistance department as soon as reasonably possible at:

Emergency Assistance Inside US: 866-887-7105
Emergency Assistance Outside US (collect call): 001-317-582-2687
Emergency Assistance Email: tinlegassist@sevencorners.com

In the event of a claim, please contact Tin Leg’s Claim department at 844-240-1233 or claims@tinleg.com.

Please contact Tin Leg with any questions at 844-240-1233, we are delighted to answer any additional questions.