As you plan your fall travel in 2019, it’s important to consider any severe weather that may impact your vacation plans. This year’s hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th, although peak hurricane season activity typically occurs between August 20th and October 20th.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a 45% chance of above-normal hurricane activity for the 2019 season. While this is a slightly lower percentage than previous years, they are still predicting 10-17 named storms, with 5-9 becoming hurricanes. 1
According to the NOAA, in an effort to improve their predicting accuracy, this will be the first hurricane season that they will use three new, next-generation satellites to monitor weather patterns. This is the first major upgrade in over 40 years that will improve tropical storm and hurricane forecasting.1
Now that you’ve seen the statistics, 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 extensive trip-related benefits, consider an iTravelInsured plan. A few highlights of the iTravelInsured plans 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:*
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** 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 summary of certain coverages included within the iTravelInsured plans. Insurance benefits in each of these plans are subject to the terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions of the plan, including an exclusion for pre-existing conditions. Please see the plan for complete details. Coverage may vary or may not be available in all states. Consumers in California may contact the California Department of Insurance Hotline: 1-800-927-4357. Consumers in Maryland may contact the Maryland Insurance Administration: 1-800-492-6116 or 410-468-2340.
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