The official Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, 2018 and will not conclude until November 30, 2018. Although Hurricane Florence (first named on September 1, 2018) may be the first largely publicized hurricane of the season, several other tropical storms and hurricanes have been named, while a few have touched land.
Year to date, 16 storms have touched land in a season where the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted a near to above average season in its annual forecast. Looking back at 2017, the NOAA predicted a 70% chance of an above average season, which brought 3 of the most costly tropical storms to the U.S. in history: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Here are a few questions to ask yourself when determining if you should buy travel insurance to protect you during hurricane season:
If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then consider purchasing a policy.
For the most trip-related benefits, consider an iTravelInsured plan. A few benefits may include, but are not limited to, the following:*
While travel medical insurance plans primarily cover your health and physical well-being while outside of your country of residence, a few helpful benefits may include, but are not limited to, the following:*
* Other benefits may also be available depending on the type of coverage purchased and the specific circumstances of the loss. Please refer to the plan for complete terms and conditions of coverage. This is a brief description of coverage provided under form series TP-210 and TP-401and is subject to the terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions of the plan. Please see the plan for complete details. Coverage may vary or may not be available in all states.
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