Travel & Coverage Alerts From CSA

Published by August 21, 2009

The following are travel alerts and position statements from CSA Travel Protection concerning recent tropical storms and hurricanes.

08/17/2009

Claudette became the first tropical storm to hit the U.S. mainland this year when it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle early Monday. Since that time, the storm has weakened. By 8:00am EST on Monday August 17th, the storm has been downgraded to a tropical depression as it moved over Alabama. Certain CSA Travel Protection plans offer coverage for some effects of adverse weather. Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage. For those plans that do offer coverage for adverse weather, please note that there is no coverage for this storm under any plans purchased on or after August 17, 2009. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.

08/16/2009

On Monday August 17, 2009, Hurricane Bill became the first named hurricane of 2009. At this time, the storm has not touched down on land, however, the National Weather Service expects that Bill will be a category 3 hurricane by Friday morning. Certain CSA Travel Protection plans offer coverage for some effects of a hurricane. Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage. For those plans that do offer coverage for hurricanes, please note that there is no coverage for this hurricane under any plans purchased on or after August 17, 2009. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.

08/15/2009

Ana was moving quickly across the northeastern Caribbean early Monday August 17, 2009, and is expected to reach the coast of the Dominican Republic later in the day. Certain CSA Travel Protection plans offer coverage for some effects of adverse weather. Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage. For those plans that do offer coverage for adverse weather, please note that there is no coverage for this hurricane under any plans purchased on or after August 17, 2009. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.

08/14/2009
Last weekend, Typhoon Morakot left 7,000 people homeless in Taiwan and caused the most severe agricultural and property damage on the island in 50 years. The resulting floods and mudslides have killed approximately 500 people, and rescue operations are still ongoing. CSA Travel Protection considers this tropical cyclone to be adverse weather and considers a typhoon to be the equivalent to a hurricane (with regard to our policies). Certain CSA Travel Protection plans offer coverage for some effects of adverse weather and/or hurricanes. Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage. For those plans that do offer coverage for adverse weather and/or hurricanes, please note that there is no coverage for this specific typhoon under any plans purchased on or after August 7, 2009. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.You are just 8 questions away from a travel insurance quote.  Search, sort and compare travel insurance plans to cover hurricanes & weather.  Always refer to the certificate of insurance for details.