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Forbes, Aug 30, 2020 – We’re At The Midpoint Of A Hurricane Season That Is On Track To Shatter Records

Forbes, Aug 30, 2020 – We’re At The Midpoint Of A Hurricane Season That Is On Track To Shatter Records

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When it comes to hurricane coverage for a trip, timing matters. “The most important consideration when purchasing travel insurance during the Atlantic hurricane season is to purchase the travel insurance plan before the storm is named,” says Sandberg. “Once a storm is named, it becomes a foreseeable event and one can no longer purchase travel insurance for it. We always recommend shopping for the right travel insurance plan around the time one makes the first payment towards a trip.”

“A hurricane warning or mandatory evacuation issued for a travelers destination or city they are flying out of can also trigger coverage under certain plans,” says Kasara Barto, a spokesperson for Squaremouth.com, another insurance comparison site. “If a hurricane makes landfall in a traveler’s hometown and severely damages their home, many trip cancellation policies can cover the cost for the traveler to cancel their trip outright or to return home early.”

Read the full Forbes article online here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2020/08/31/were-at-the-midpoint-of-a-hurricane-season-that-is-on-track-to-shatter-records/#4be24ff9659a