Yes, most insurers will extend your policy for free if you’re delayed getting home for an unforeseen circumstance.
So, if at any point in your journey home your transportation is delayed your cover will usually be extended until you are able to get home.
Can travel insurance be extended?
A travel insurance policy is typically taken for the period during which the insured would be travelling, but sometimes the duration of the stay may be extended. Since the travel policy is effective only for the specified period, it is important to get the policy term extended according to the revised return date.
Can I get travel insurance if I’m already abroad?
Travel insurance after departure
If you’ve forgotten to purchase cover prior to your trip don’t worry, we can provide travel insurance while abroad as long as you haven’t been out of the country for more than 17 days, and you haven’t purchased another travel insurance policy for the first part of your trip.
Can I change my travel insurance dates?
Changes to your travel insurance policy must be made before you start you trip. All travel insurance plans allow you to change your travel dates and let you increase or decrease the covered trip cost (with appropriate documentation). These changes must be made prior to your scheduled departure date.
What is premium travel insurance?
This is the most important factor impacting any travel insurance premium calculator. Sum insured refers to the amount of money which is payable by the insurer to the policyholder on the happening of a specified event.