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No one wants to cancel their holiday. But if you do ever have to, holiday cancellation insurance can at least help make sure that you don’t lose out on the money you’ve paid for it too. 

Patrick Ikhena From the Travel team
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What does holiday cancellation insurance cover?

Holiday cancellation insurance policies tend to cover the cost of pre-booked flights and transport, accommodation, and any other agreed expenses you can’t recover from any other source because of a last minute change of plans.  

In order to qualify for a cancellation insurance payout, the circumstances must be “unforeseen” or out of your control, which usually means things like:

  • Natural disaster
  • Flood or fire at your home
  • Accident or illness
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Jury duty
  • Travel destination becomes unsafe.
What does holiday cancellation insurance cover?

What does holiday cancellation insurance NOT cover?

Holiday cancellation insurance does not cover you deciding you no longer want to go on holiday – it isn’t what’s called “any reason” cancellation insurance. To see exactly what is and isn’t covered, always check with individual insurance providers.

What does holiday cancellation insurance NOT cover?

Want to make sure you get your money back on your holiday if the worst happens? You need holiday cancellation cover as part of your travel insurance.

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