Does your travel insurance cover trip cancellations due to the coronavirus? Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: what will travel insurance cover if my trip is cancelled or disrupted – or if I become infected?

  • Virus outbreaks do not fall under the standard reasons for a cancellation in regular travel insurance policies, experts say
  • You also won’t get a payout for hotel rooms you booked, but if you get the virus your care is probably covered. Buying a comprehensive policy gives more cover
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Does your travel insurance cover trip cancellations due to the coronavirus? Photo: Shutterstock