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Forbes, June 7 2020 – What Travel Insurance Does Not Cover After The Pandemic

Forbes, June 7 2020 – What Travel Insurance Does Not Cover After The Pandemic

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What’s next for travel insurance?

The travel insurance industry is evolving quickly. So this list of what travel insurance does not cover could soon change, say experts like Kasara Barto, a spokeswoman for Squaremouth.com.

“Travel insurance is designed to cover travelers’ most common concerns,” she explains. “But prior to January 2020, pandemics and viruses were not top of mind for travelers.”

Barto says coverage for viral outbreaks may become more in demand as the summer travel season unfolds.

“Providers are developing policies that will offer more coverage for some of the impacts of a future pandemic, such as travel warnings and CDC alerts,” she says.

What those policies look like — and what they will cover — is anyone’s guess.

Read the full Forbes article online here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherelliott/2020/06/07/what-travel-insurance-does-not-cover-after-the-pandemic/#609430702d1d