Travel insurance carriers release position statements when current events affect coverage. The following is an updated statement from Travel Guard on the volcanic eruption in Iceland.
April 16, 2010
National Air Traffic Services (NATS) says volcanic ash emitting from the volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland has caused a significant number of flight cancellations and travel delays across Europe. More than one-quarter of all air space in the area is closed. Travel Guard North America has travel insurance plans that provide coverage through this unforeseen event, if the plan was purchased before Tuesday, April 13, 2010.
Travel Guard North America offers all its customers affected by ash-related delays emergency travel assistance services including flight rebooking, hotel booking, cash wire transfers, passport replacement, translation services, message relay, emergency travel arrangements and more.