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Does your trip cancellation insurance cover you in case you want to cancel your trip due to any warnings of a war breakout of terrorist activity in your destination land? The answer is, some policies do while some policies don’t.

In addition, most insurance plans do not reimburse in case you fear of any such emergencies. Your claims may become valid only when media or law enforcement authorities declare such threats.

Further information can be got by reading the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) policy document. Some of the policies include clauses like “force majeure” which deals with insurance coverage due to such exigencies.

Certain travel insurance plans cover the cancellation expenses in case the government issues a warning. Again, the maximum distance from the attack spot around which the coverage would be offered is generally mentioned. Most of the policies do not offer coverage for losses during war or any war related threats.

Generally, you would be entitled for a reimbursement only if you have already purchased the policy before such major events. In case you have such specific concerns, it is better to ask your insurance provider about the terms and conditions before finalizing the plan.

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