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Hurricane Season Runs from June to November - Did You Purchase Travel Insurance Yet?

 

If you're traveling during hurricane season, we strongly recommend you purchase a travel insurance and assistance plan to cover your vacation investment. We partner with Travel Guard, one of America's leading providers of travel insurance and assistance services plans. Travel Guard offers many resources to travelers during the hurricane season and our plans can help cover vacation investments if severe weather conditions directly affect your arrangements or accommodations.

How can a travel insurance plan be helpful?

If you are forced to cancel a trip due to a named hurricane, travel insurance with trip cancellation coverage can reimburse pre-paid non refundable expenses, up to limit of coverage purchased. Important note: For losses to be covered, coverage must include trip cancellation/interruption due to a named hurricane as a covered reason, and must be purchased before a hurricane is named.

If a covered severe weather condition forces the evacuation of your hotel or resort, trip interruption coverage can provide reimbursement for unused non refundable expenses and additional travel expenses.

Most plans also offer emergency travel services, which come in handy when faced with the unexpected. For example, Travel Guard customers who purchase these plans have access to 24/7 LiveTravel emergency travel services to rebook cancelled flights and make new travel arrangements or hotel reservations. Travel Guard's assistance team is available around the clock, 365 days a year, via a toll-free phone number from anywhere in the world.

Most of the travel insurance plans available through Travel Guard also include 24/7 assistance for emergency medical needs or referrals, cash transfers, replacement of lost travel documents, pre-trip health and safety advisories and live e-mail and phone messaging to family and friends.

It's a wise decision to cover your vacation investment by purchasing a travel insurance and assistance plan, particularly when traveling during hurricane season. Ask us for a quote today to cover your next trip.

 

This is only a brief description of the coverage(s) available. The Policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions and termination provisions. Insurance underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a Pennsylvania insurance company, with its principal place of business at 175 Water Street, New York, NY 10038. It is currently authorized to transact business in all states and the District of Columbia. NAIC No. 19445. Travel assistance services provided by Travel Guard. 0909.019

- Chartis Travel Guard, June 2011