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Can I buy travel insurance after a storm is named?

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Short Answer

Yes, you may buy travel insurance after a storm has been named. However, coverage will only be available for claims that are unrelated to the named storm.

More Detail

Travel insurance policies are designed to cover the unforeseen. Any policies purchased on or after the date a storm is named generally exclude the storm from coverage and would not cover losses related to the storm.

If you purchase travel insurance prior to a storm being named you are then eligible for coverage related to the named storm, including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, and Travel Delay benefits.

This information can vary based on the travel insurance policy. Please review the policy certificate to verify coverage. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available from 8am to 10pm ET seven days a week and are delighted to help!