Whether travelers can get refunds for, say, a tour if they wish to cancel a trip depends largely on the travel insurance policy, said Megan Moncrief, marketing manager at SquareMouth, which compares travel insurance policies.
Travelers need to have read their policies and understand what constitutes a covered reason that would allow refunds for cancellations, Moncrief said. The situation is fluid, she noted, and the resolution is often differs case by case.
But generally, she added, those who have a trip planned for the future will be covered if they have what’s known as “cancel-for-any-reason” insurance, she said. Concern about what may happen often isn’t covered on standard policies, but cancel-for-any-reason insurance is just that.
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