Press Launch: Winter Storm Fortis

Travel Insurance

A lot of the US is getting ready for extreme winter climate from Winter Storm Fortis.  Whereas many travel suppliers and airways are attempting to reroute flights, some delays and cancellations are inevitable. TravelSafe understands these with travel plans may have questions on their protection, and they’re inspired to name us 24/7 with any questions. 

You will need to observe, don’t rush out to purchase travel insurance now to cowl Fortis as TravelSafe plans don’t present protection for a storm that was already named previous to the acquisition of travel insurance. On this case, plans bought on or after December 28th, 2016 won’t cowl losses associated to Fortis.

Plans bought on or earlier than December 27th, 2016 could have protection for this storm.  Following are some common pointers concerning the varied coverages obtainable:

Journey Delay – Extra meal and lodging bills could also be reimbursed as much as the quantity offered by the plan if in case you have left dwelling and travel is delayed 6 hours or extra on account of flight delays or cancellations. The greenback quantity of protection will likely be primarily based on the plan you chose.  Please check with your plan paperwork for full particulars.

Missed Connection – All of our plans additionally embrace the missed connection profit in case your flight is delayed for three hours or extra.  This profit can reimburse unused land and water preparations and extra transportation to catch as much as the journey.  The greenback quantity of protection for Missed Connection will differ relying on the plan you bought.  For extra particulars, please overview your plan paperwork.

Journey Interruption – TravelSafe plans provide Journey Interruption protection to your travel preparations if they’re disrupted because of the storm and you will need to depart or return later than initially scheduled. On TravelSafe plans, coated causes to interrupt the journey embrace:  12 hour or extra flight delay on account of climate; and residential, work, or lodging at your vacation spot made uninhabitable.  Journey Interruption bases the greenback quantity of protection on the quantity of journey price you insured on the plan. To make certain that you’ve this protection, please overview your plan paperwork or name TravelSafe.

Journey Cancellation – Ought to your flight be delayed or canceled on account of Fortis, TravelSafe plans can cowl cancellation penalties if you’re not in a position to travel for 12 hours or extra. TravelSafe plans may cowl you in case your vacation spot is formally declared uninhabitable because of the storm, or if your property or work place is made uninhabitable. The greenback quantity of protection is set by the quantity of journey price you insured on the plan.  Please learn your plan paperwork for particular data.

This data is a common overview of protection advantages which will apply if travel plans are impacted by the storm.  The protection obtainable for Winter Storm Fortis and your journey will likely be primarily based on the phrases in your travel insurance plan.  Please check with your plan paperwork to be taught extra or contact TravelSafe with questions.  Brokers can be found 24/7 and comfortable to assist.