CNBC, October 17th 2014 – Ebola causing some people to change travel plans

Published by Megan Singh October 18, 2014

Calls about travel insurance are also rising. Some people who bought insurance and now want to cancel their trip because of anxiety are finding out that the insurance won’t help, said Megan Singh, marketing manager for SquareMouth.com, a travel-insurance-comparison website.

“That really is canceling out of fear, and it’s not covered by most standard policies,” she said.

Singh said consumers can buy a policy that lets them cancel for any reason, but it will cost 40 to 50 percent more than standard policies that run about 6 to 11 percent of the trip’s cost.

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