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Latest Position Statement from CSA Regarding Tropical Storm Dorian

Published by July 25, 2013

Trip cancellation policies will provide coverage for unforeseen events listed under the policy. When an otherwise covered event like a tropical storm has officially been named, travelers are no longer able to purchase a policy to provide coverage for that event. CSA Travel Protection has released the following explantation of travel insurance coverage regarding the […]

Civil Unrest in Turkey Prompts Travel Insurance Questions

Published by June 14, 2013

Protests in Turkey recently began against the demolition and redevelopment of Gezi Park in Taksim Square. The situation quickly escalated when police were sent to clear out the park. Riot police began to use tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets in an attempt to secure the park. More than 1,000 protesters have been injured, […]

Trip Cancellation Coverage from CSA No Longer Available for Winter Storm Ukko

Published by March 18, 2013

When a current event that affects travel insurance benefits becomes known, or foreseen, travel insurance providers often release position statements to explain how coverage applies. A policy purchased after an event becomes known will not cover travelers for trip cancellation purposes. This is because trip cancellation benefits are designed to cover the unforeseen. With a […]