Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption coverage will help reimburse travel costs.
Having trip cancellation and trip interruption coverage is a wise strategy to recover eligible expenses in case unforeseen circumstances disrupt your scheduled trips. This coverage provides assistance when unexpected issues that are covered arise.
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It’s a clever method to assist you in reclaiming qualifying expenses when planned journeys are disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. This coverage reimburses eligible expenses such as sickness, injury, and flight delays.
This coverage is designed to reimburse you for non-refundable prepaid airfare or other costs that cannot be recovered from another source if an “event” occurring before your departure date causes you to cancel your trip.
Trip interruption coverage is specifically created to provide financial assistance in the event of an incident happening either on or after your departure, which necessitates cutting short your trip. This coverage comes into play when, for instance, a close family member becomes hospitalized while you are travelling and having this protection ensures that you can return home without any financial burden.
Trip Cancel Eligibility
Keep in mind that there are a few things Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance won’t cover, like cancellations for reasons you knew about before booking a trip, unstable pre-existing medical conditions, or a change of mind.
Check with your insurer before purchasing this coverage to learn the acceptable reasons for cancellation for this coverage to respond.
Blue Cross Insurance
Can you purchase Cancellation and Interruption insurance after leaving for your trip?
No, neither of these coverages is available to purchase after departure. However, you can only buy this coverage after departure for a new side trip you booked while away. However, a word of caution if you have a trip interruption claim, you’ll return to your point of departure: the place you departed from to start the side trip.
Why should you consider the Trip Cancellation & Interruption Plan?
It provides a strategic solution to recover eligible expenses when unforeseen issues disrupt scheduled trips. Trip cancellation coverage can reimburse you for non-refundable trip expenses and cancellation costs associated with prepaid travel. For instance, fees incurred from cancelling a flight would be covered.
If circumstances arise that force an early return or prolong your stay due to emergencies covered by this plan, the trip interruption coverage can offer assistance. You can receive reimbursement up to the amount of coverage purchased.
Travel with confidence: COVID-19 FAQs.
While some airlines may offer COVID-19 insurance, it’s important to remember that travel insurance covers a range of unforeseen circumstances, including trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost baggage.
Check out the latest information on Canadian Government travel warnings and advisories, helping you understand how they could impact your insurance coverage.