Travel insurance covers missed connections by reimbursing the traveler for unexpected costs due to flight change fees, additional meals, transportation and lodging in the event you miss a flight due to bad weather, an accident, or other unexpected event.
Does travel insurance cover if you miss your flight?
Most insurance providers won’t cover you for delays and missed connections caused by the airline. If you miss your flight and it’s not the airline’s fault, then the airline has no obligation to compensate you. Some insurance providers will cover missed connections if the airline is not obliged to pay compensation.
What happens if you miss your flight due to weather?
Missing Your Flight Because of the Airline
If the missed connection is the airline’s fault (a delayed initial flight due to mechanical problems, for example), the airline should rebook you on the next available flight.
Can you claim for missed flights?
When you miss your flight but you aren’t entitled to compensation, you may still be able to get a refund for the taxes you paid. If you miss your flight the airline doesn’t have to pay any passenger-bound taxes to the airport. But you’ve already paid these taxes, which can comprise 25% of your ticket price.