May I purchase a travel insurance policy to cover cancellation due to war or threat of war? Published by Chris Harvey January 6, 2009 No, unfortunately, all travel insurance polices exclude cancellation coverage in the event of war or threat of war. Related articles: Can I get live assistance with a quote or purchase? Are there medical conditions that are not covered by travel insurance? Should I consider extending my return date to accomodate any unforseen delays in my return home? What other coverage is typically included in an AIG Travel Guard travel insurance plan? What is covered under the "Cancel for Work Reasons" benefit?