Snowstorms in the Northeastern United States

Published by February 25, 2010

A recent article on CNN.com addressed the recent snowstorms in the Northeastern United States.

“A major storm blanketed parts of the Northeast in snow on Thursday, causing power outages, airport delays and flight cancellations.”

“More than 1,000 flights were canceled at New York area airports, according to John Kelly, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The bulk of the cancellations were at Newark Liberty International Airport, with additional cancellations at LaGuardia International and John F. Kennedy International airports, Kelly said.”

Travel insurance can provide relief to travelers whose travel plans are delayed to due inclement weather.

Travel delay coverage reimburses travelers for expenses while they are delayed.  This can include lodging, local transportation, meals and phone calls.  Normally, there is required amount of time that must pass before this coverage is available.

Trip interruption will help a traveler recoup the lost expenses of the unused portion of a trip.  This benefit requires that the interruption be for a covered reason, such as extreme weather.  The interruption can be a delayed arrival, missed time during the trip or an early return home.

Always refer to the certificate of insurance for details.

Travel delay coverage reimburses travelers for expenses while they are delayed.  This can include lodging, local transnportation, meals and phone calls.  Normally, there is required amount of time that must pass before this coverage is available.

Trip interruption will help a traveler recoup the lost expenses of the unused portion of a trip.  This benefit requires that the interruption be for a covered reason.  The interruption can be a delayed arrival, missed time during the trip or an early return home.

Always refer to the certificate of insurance for details.