It often feels as though the world is becoming a more dangerous place, and with the escalation of terror attacks in tourist destinations there has been more of a focus on how travellers can be safe while on holiday. Travel insurance is an inevitable part of this conversation, but as regular readers of ITIJ know, coverage of incidents such as terrorism varies hugely in policies around the world. Apart from American ‘cancel for any reason’ policies, generally policies are low in cost and therefore cover for events like terror attacks is patchy.
Squaremouth, a US-based travel insurance comparison site, reported recently that it had seen a 234-per-cent increase in searches for travel insurance that covers cancellation or interruptions due to terrorism.
Read the full International Travel & Health Insurance Journal article online here: https://www.itij.com/feature/europe-alert