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Can I insure only one portion of my trip?

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Short Answer

Yes, there are plans available through Squaremouth that allow travelers to insure a single portion of their trip. 

More Detail

Most travel insurance policies are designed to cover you from doorstep to doorstep, meaning  you are covered from the time you leave your home, throughout your trip, until you return home. However, some providers allow travelers to insure a portion of their trip.

Some Trip Cancellation policies can provide coverage to insure a portion of your trip. Typically in order to be eligible for these policies, you must have defined departure and return dates for the section of the trip you would like to insure. Additionally, the policy must be purchased prior to leaving home for  the first leg of your trip.

When creating a quote for Trip Cancellation policies to insure a portion of your trip, only list the dates you want to be covered for. As of July 12, 2016, only policies from RoamRight and Trawick International will provide coverage for a portion of your trip.

If you are not concerned about Trip Cancellation benefits, and are primarily looking for medical coverage for travel outside of your home country, International Medical policies allow you to only insure a portion of your trip. To view only International Medical policies, enter the dates you want to be covered for on the quote form and select “No” for the question “Should this quote include trip cancellation coverage?,” then select the Medical Deductible filter for on the left side of the Quote Results page.

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!

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