Yes, members of your group can still purchase travel insurance even if they didn’t contribute to the trip costs.
If you purchased a trip for a group of travelers, other members of your group are still able to get their own insurance policy if they wish to do so. If they would like Trip Cancellation coverage on their policy, they would simply insure the prepaid and non-refundable trip costs associated with them.
The booking date entered on their quote form should be the first date a booking was made for your trip, even if it was booked by someone else.
In the event of a Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption claim, they would be required to provide documentation of the trip costs, such as invoices, receipts, and credit card statements, so be sure to keep these documents on hand in case they are needed by a member of your group.
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!