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Travel insurance with expired passport

To understand the issue, please have a look at reason for this thread:

Now, If I don't manage to get some sort of vacations I'm considering opening a travel insurance claim, but the terms & conditions of Barclays additions active account are not very specific about and entire family missing a flight because their son had a expired passport.

They do, however state that will cover the vacations losses if I've arrived somehow late at the airport.

I don't know what changes do I have, can anyone shed some light into this issue ?

Thanks in advance.



  • soolinsoolin Forumite, Ambassador
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    I'm confused here and have read the other thread. So through no fault of anyone other than yourself you were unable to make the planned holiday and now you want to claim something from your insurance?

    I don't recall ever having come across a travel insurance that covers no travel due to error by the booking party.
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  • withabixwithabix Forumite
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    You weren't getting the answer you wanted, so you decided to start another thread.

    To be 100% clear:

    You will NOT be able to claim anything for this, because the expiry of your son's passport is YOU FAULT.

    This is NOT an insurable event.

    You are NOT entitled to any refund or redress.

    You could always sue your son, but I presume he has no assets to compensate you for your lost holiday....
    British Ex-pat in British Columbia!
  • augustopauloaugustopaulo Forumite
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    Thanks for all answers.
    Sorry if my intentions were misunderstood (Although some answer were more far more than sarcastic...)

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