If you’re affected by a terrorist attack while you are away, you will be covered for medical costs under the Emergency Medical Expenses and Medical Repatriation section of your policy. You will also be able to claim for Hospital Benefit, which contributes towards miscellaneous expenses if you are an inpatient. You are also covered under the Personal Accident section of your policy.
Terrorism as a result of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons of mass destruction is not covered.
Full details can be found in your policy wording which can be viewed here.
NEW! Extended Trip Disruption Cover
Our new Extended Trip Disruption Cover will provide additional cover in the event of a terrorism event.
If you purchase the new Extended Trip Disruption Cover you will be covered for:
- Cancelling your trip if a terrorism event occurs within 20 kilometres of your booked accommodation and your trip start date is within 14 days of the event date.
- Missed departure from the UK if there is a delay or cancellation of public transport due to a terrorism event.
- Cutting short your trip if a terrorism event occurs within 20 kilometres of your accommodation during your trip.
- Additional accommodation costs if you are forced to move from your pre-booked accommodation and into an alternative at the same destination due to a terrorism event.
Please note that the Extended Trip Disruption Cover will also provide cover in the event of a natural catastrophe for more information please see the Trip Disruption sections of cover in the policy wording.