Squaremouth, a travel insurance broker, has set up a China Coronavirus Outbreak Travel Insurance Information Center web page, to explain travel insurance coverage for the outbreak.
“This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more,” according to a notice on the page. “Information is subject to change at any time.”
Some takeaways for agents are that 2019-nCoV is probably increasing interest in travel insurance; that at least some insurers are imposing new, outbreak-related restrictions on new travel insurance policy sales; and that the outbreak is giving some brokers a chance to demonstrate their expertise.
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