As Hurricane Irene continues to churn northward toward an expected Saturday landfall along the North Carolina coast, the massive storm is scrapping weekend beach plans and impacting travelers thousands of miles away.
…Check your insurance policy. According to Chris Harvey of the travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, “if a traveler’s home is rendered uninhabitable by a hurricane, their travel insurance policy may cover them to cancel their trip or come home early and receive reimbursement.” Of course, he adds, you would have had to purchase the policy before Aug. 22, when Irene was named a tropical storm.
See the full article from the USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/story/dispatches/2012/10/29/hurricane-sandy-travel-advice-airlines/1665373/
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