100% of the trip cost
Trip Interruption provides reimbursement for prepaid and non-refundable trip payments if a portion of a trip is missed, or the traveler must return home early due to unforeseen circumstances, including illness, injury, or death.
TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION
Benefit will be provided for loss(es) incurred by You for a covered Trip cancelled up to the date and time of departure or interrupted or delayed after the time and date of departure. A maximum benefit of up to the amount indicated in the Schedule of Benefits to cover certain expenses as listed below which result in the cancellation or interruption of Your Trip due to any of the following Unforeseen events:
Medical / Health
a) Any serious Injury, death, or Sickness;
1) Occurring to You or a Traveling Companion, a Family Member traveling with You, that is so disabling as to cause a reasonable person to cancel or interrupt their Trip or which results in medically imposed restrictions as certified by a Physician at the time of Loss preventing your continued participation in the Trip;
2) Occurring to a Family Member not traveling with the You that is considered life-threatening, as certified by a Physician or they require Your immediate care. Such disability must be so disabling as to reasonably cause a Trip to be canceled or interrupted and must be certified by a Physician;
3) Occurring to a Business Partner that is so disabling as to cause a reasonable person to cancel or interrupt their Trip to assume daily management of the business. Such disability must be certified by a Physician;
Transportation and Accommodation
a) Financial Default of an airline, Cruise line, Common Carrier or tour operator provided that:
1) The insurance was purchased with 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; and
2) Financial Default occurs more than 14 days following an Insured’s effective date for the Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption Benefits.
The Company will not cover Losses resulting from a Financial Default of any person, organization, agency, or firm that solicited Your travel arrangements to you.
b) You and/or a Traveling Companion are directly involved in or delayed due to a traffic accident, while en route to the Insured’s Destination. Traffic accident must be substantiated by a police report.
c) Strike resulting in complete interruption of travel services at the point of departure or Destination;
a) Inclement Weather, if it causes delay or cancellation of travel;
b) You or a Traveling Companion’s Primary Residence being made Uninhabitable or Inaccessible by Natural Disaster, vandalism, or burglary;
Political / Violence
a) You, or a Traveling Companion are hijacked, quarantined, subpoenaed, or required to serve on a jury;
b) You or a Traveling Companion is called to active military service, or military leave is revoked or reassigned;
a) You or a Traveling Companion is involuntarily terminated or laid off through no fault of his or her own, provided that he or she has been an active employee for the same employer for at least 1 continuous year. Termination must occur following the effective date of coverage. This provision is not applicable to temporary employment, seasonal employment, independent contractors or self-employed persons.
b) Cancel for Work Reasons coverage will be included for these additional Unforeseen events:
a) You or a Traveling Companion are required to work during Your scheduled Trip. You must provide proof of requirement to work, such as a notarized statement signed by an officer of Your employer. In the situation of self-employment, proof of self-employment and a notarized statement confirming that the Insured is unable to travel due to his or her job obligations will be required.
b) You or a Traveling Companion are directly involved in a merger, acquisition, government required product recall, or bankruptcy proceedings and must be currently employed by the company that is involved in said event;
c) You or a Traveling Companion’s company is deemed to be unsuitable for business due to burglary, or Natural Disaster and the You or a Traveling Companion are directly involved as a Key Employee of the disaster recovery team.
This coverage applies only if insurance was purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment.
SPECIAL NOTIFICATION OF CLAIM
You must notify the Travel Insurance Administrator within 72 hours or as soon as reasonably possible in the event of a Trip Cancellation or Interruption claim. If You are unable to provide cancellation notice within the required timeframe, You must provide proof of the circumstance that prevented timely notification.
Trip Interruption Benefits: The Company will reimburse You up to the Maximum Limit shown in the Schedule for Trips that are interrupted due to the Unforeseen events shown above for:
a) Unused portion of non-refundable pre-paid insured Trip Cost; and
b) additional transportation expenses incurred by You, either to the Return Destination; or from the place that You left the Trip to the place that You may rejoin the Trip; or
c) additional transportation expenses incurred by You to reach the original Trip Destination if the Insured is delayed and leaves after the Departure Date.
However, the benefit payable under b) and c) above will not exceed the cost of economy airfare or the same class as the Insured’s original ticket, less any refunds paid or payable, by the most direct route.
SINGLE OCCUPANCY BENEFIT
The Company will reimburse You, up to the Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Maximum Limit shown in the Schedule, for the additional cost incurred during the Trip as a result of a change in the per person occupancy rate for prepaid, non-refundable travel arrangements if a person booked to share accommodations with You has his/her Trip canceled or interrupted due to any of the Unforeseen events shown in the Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption section and You do not cancel.