Airspace Closure Option

Eyjafjallajökull Volcano erupted back in 2010, that lead to 20 countries closing their Airspace and leaving approximately 10 million travellers stranded across Europe.

Although these events are relatively uncommon, when they do unfortunately happen the costs associated with the extended time in your destination and the rearrangement of your travel home can quickly add up – get InsuraTrip cover for volcanic eruptions closing airspace and you may be able to avoid your money going up in smoke!

By adding the Airspace Closure Option to your InsuraTrip Travel Insurance policy you will get cover for travel disruption in the event that the airspace, that you are due to travel through on your outbound or return journey, is closed as a result of volcanic eruption.

What is Covered on InsuraTrip Airspace Closure Travel Disruption Travel Insurance?

Below is a brief explanation of what is covered on InsuraTrip Travel Insurance with Airspace Closure Cover. However, you should always refer to the InsuraTrip Travel Insurance Policy wording for full cover limits, terms, conditions and exclusions.

Summary of Cover Standard Excess Extra Excess Super Excess Premier Excess

Abandonment (after 24 hours)

£2,000

£195

£2,000

£150

£3,000

£95

£3,500

£50

Accommodation

£100

Nil

£100

Nil

£100

Nil

£100

Nil

Rearranged Travel (after 24 hours delay)

£200

Nil

£200

Nil

£200

Nil

£200

Nil

Return Home (after 72 hours of delay)

£500

£195

£500

£150

£2,000

£95

£2,000

£50

The table above is only a summary of cover. The sections of “Airspace Closure Option” are explained in more detail below however, you should always refer to the policy wording for full Airspace Closure Option terms, conditions and exclusions.

Abandonment Cover – for the cancellation of your trip if on your outbound
journey from your home country you are delayed for more than 24 hours, and you decide to abandon your trip.

Accommodation & Emergency Purchases Cover – for reasonable additional and unexpected costs for accommodation and necessary emergency purchases that you may incur for the first 24 hours you are waiting to depart your international departure point.

Re-arranged Travel Cover – for additional and unexpected costs you incur, re-arranging your outbound travel to reach your original destination if you decide to continue your trip and have been delayed for more than 24 hours at your international departure point.

Return Home Cover – for alternative travel arrangements to get you home, providing your carrier is unable to after a 72 hour period of delay.

How do I Get a InsuraTrip Travel Insurance with Airspace Closure Cover Quote?

It's quick and easy to get a quote and buy InsuraTrip Travel Insurance including Airspace Closure Cover. All you have to do is select the Airspace Closure Option on the ‘Your Quote’ page when getting a quote to add it to your InsuraTrip Travel Insurance policy.

Please Note. Remember to add the Airspace Closure Option on the ‘Your Quote’ page when getting a quote to add it to your InsuraTrip Travel Insurance policy.

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