Coronavirus and travel insurance

Coronavirus, travel insurance, aircraft, stethoscope

Does travel insurance cover pandemics? Some providers have restricted cancellation and travel disruption cover in policies bought after coronavirus was declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020. At Compare the Market, the policies we show you are likely to cover claims related to COVID-19 for emergency medical and repatriation costs in line with your chosen policy. However, other types of claims related to COVID-19, such as cancellation, vary by provider, so we encourage you to check your policy before purchasing. Coronavirus Update Starting on 5 November, the Government has introduced…

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Hotels Have Handled COVID-19 the Best

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned travel upside down, and the hotel industry has been forced to cope with a constantly changing landscape of traveler expectations. From new cancellation policies to improved cleaning and social distancing procedures, major hotel brands have scrambled to adapt to the new reality. But which hotel brands have adapted best? Which have offered the most customer-friendly policies and been willing to sacrifice bottom-line concerns for the sake of guest safety? We’ve updated a comprehensive look at eight major hotel brands, switching from โ€œgradesโ€ to a more…

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Are Hotels Safe in Turkey During Coronavirus?

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With the coming of autumn, after a few months at home, and some vague memories of summer, we are all excited to have a great season. However, we have some questions in our minds for a while about traveling, accommodation, and food services. The Ministry of Health had announced the precautions hotels should take due to the coronavirus that affects the whole world. Firstly, the Culture and Tourism Ministry published a circular related to changes and significant issues in accommodation, and all hotels have to comply with the provisions of…

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