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    • dllive
    • By dllive 14th Oct 16, 9:33 AM
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    Holiday insurance covering costs if we have to cancel holiday
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    • 14th Oct 16, 9:33 AM
    Holiday insurance covering costs if we have to cancel holiday 14th Oct 16 at 9:33 AM
    Hi all,
    Im looking to go on a fairly expensive holiday next year. Is there insurance I can get to protect me should I not be able to go at the last minute? I have a friend who recently had a family emergency and couldnt go on holiday and they lost all the money they spent on planes and accommodation.
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    • Jackieboy
    • By Jackieboy 14th Oct 16, 9:43 AM
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    Any travel insurance will cover cancellation for a range of reasons but with certain exclusions like prior medical conditions.
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 14th Oct 16, 5:53 PM
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    If the family emergency related to someone who was not travelling with them then the reason may need to be something that could not be anticipated when the insurance was taken out unless declared to the insurance company when taking out the policy.

    For example, if a relative had a heart condition and had a heart attack before you went they may not cover that.
    • Archergirl
    • By Archergirl 15th Oct 16, 2:22 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 2:22 PM
    Did they have travel insurance?
    • cargo13
    • By cargo13 15th Oct 16, 10:54 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 10:54 PM
    Look for CFAR--Cancel For Any Reason in your travel insurance policy.
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