Statement from USA-ASSIST on the Volcanic Eruption in Iceland

Published by April 16, 2010

Travel insurance carriers release position statements when current events affect coverage.  The following is a position statement from USA-ASSIST on the volcanic eruption in Iceland.

The recent eruption of Eyjafjallajökull volcano, affecting air travel, is considered by USA-ASSIST as a “Natural Disaster” under the policy’s wording.  This statement affects “Trip Interruption” and “Trip Delay/Missed Connection” coverage benefits under Travel Medical and Global Trip Plans respectively.