We are planning a trip to Australia and fear my husband might not be able to go for business reasons. Will travel insurance cover this? Published by Chris Harvey July 2, 2008 Yes, some travel insurance policies will cover “cancel for work” reasons. This is typically an optional coverage for an additional premium of $24 – $30 per person and must be purchased within 14 – 21 days of the initial trip deposit. Related articles: One of the members of our family is much older than the rest of us. Does that effect the premium? What does "baggage delay" cover? What is "International Medical" travel insurance? My travel insurance policy excludes hazardous sports? What is considered a hazardous sport? I have already departed from my primary place of residence. May I purchase cancellation insurance for a return trip home?