ABC News, Oct 5 2016 – Travelers Change Plans Ahead of Hurricane Matthew

The key is to have a policy with hurricane coverage in place before Hurricane Matthew was named, according to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth. Typically, policies require the hurricane to render your accommodations uninhabitable or cause your flight or cruise to be canceled or significantly delayed, according to Squaremouth. Some policies allow you to cancel […]

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ABC News, July 20 2016 – Can Insurance Help If You Cancel a Trip out of Fear?

Standard travel insurance may cover trip cancellations if a terror attack takes place shortly before your arrival, according to Rachael Taft of SquareMouth.com, a travel insurance comparison site. For example, depending on the policy, insured travelers cancelling trips to Nice, France, may be eligible for refunds for trips scheduled within seven to 30 days of […]

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ABC News, Nov 16 2015 – Options for Travelers Considering Trips to Paris

Though travel insurance policies vary widely, many do cover acts of terrorism as long as the insurance was purchased before the incident. A spokesperson for Squaremouth, a travel insurance provider, however, told ABC News that policies there may be additional requirements. “Some policies require that the city — in this case Paris — be on […]

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