Seven Corners Travel Insurance

Get Away USA: Covered Reasons


Trip Cancellation Triggers

Death

1. Your, a Family Member’s, a Traveling Companion’s or Business Partner’s death that occurs before departure on Your Trip.

Sickness or Injury

2. Your, a Family Member’s, a Traveling Companion’s or Business Partner’s Sickness or Injury, that:
a. occurs before departure on Your Trip;
b. is examined and treated by a Physician prior to cancellation; and
c. as certified by a Physician, results in medical restrictions so disabling as to cause You to cancel Your Trip.
Sickness or Injury of Your Business Partner must be so disabling as to reasonably cause You to cancel Your Trip to assume daily management of the business.

Other Covered Events means:

Pregnancy Complications

1. You or Your Traveling Companion have Complications of Pregnancy, which is verified by medical records and occurs after the Effective Date of coverage;

Financial Insolvency or Default

2. The Financial Insolvency or Financial Default of an entity that directly provides Travel Arrangements, including Travel Supplier, a Common Carrier, or other travel entity that causes a complete cessation of travel services if the Financial Insolvency or Financial Default occurs more than 14 days following Your Effective Date for Your Trip Cancellation benefit. Benefits will be paid due to Financial Insolvency or Financial Default of an airline only if no alternate transportation is available. If alternate transportation is available, benefits will be limited to the change fee charged to allow You to transfer to another airline in order to get to Your intended destination;

Traffic Accident en Route to Departure

3. You or Your Traveling Companion are directly involved in and are delayed due to a traffic accident, while en route to Your Scheduled Destination or Return Destination. The traffic accident must be documented by a police report;

Common Carrier Mechanical Breakdown

4. Mechanical breakdown/equipment failure of a Common Carrier on which You are scheduled to travel that causes a cancellation or delay of Your or Your Traveling Companion’s travel for at least 48 consecutive hours provided no alternative Travel Arrangements were available;

Airport Shutdown by Local Authorities

5. Mandated shutdown by local government authorities of travel services of an airport or air traffic control system resulting in the complete cessation of services other than terrorism or act of war for at least 48 consecutive hours of Your Common Carrier;

Airport Shutdown due to Fire or Power Outage

6. Shutdown of the air traffic control system or an airport due to fire or power outage from which You are scheduled to depart resulting in the complete cessation of services other than terrorism or act of war for at least 48 consecutive hours of Your Common Carrier;

Natural Disaster Evacuation at Departure City or Destination

7. Due to a Natural Disaster, a mandatory evacuation is ordered by local government authorities at Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination which prevents You from traveling to/arriving at Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination. This benefit only applies if the plan has been purchased during the Time;

Strike

8. An unannounced Strike results in a complete cessation of services for at least 48 consecutive hours of a Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel;

Inclement Weather

9. Inclement Weather that causes a: complete cessation of services for at least 48 consecutive hours of a Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel;

Primary Residence or Destination Accommodations Uninhabitable

10. Your or Your Traveling Companion’s Primary Residence or Scheduled Destination Accommodations are made Uninhabitable and remain Uninhabitable during Your Trip or are inaccessible by the mode of transportation as shown on the travel documents or itinerary within 30 days of Your Scheduled Departure Date by a Natural Disaster, vandalism or burglary.
Coverage for a hurricane applies only if You purchased insurance prior to the tropical storm first being upgraded to a hurricane. Claims are not payable if a hurricane is foreseeable prior Your Effective Date for Trip Cancellation. A hurricane is foreseeable on the date it becomes a named storm. We will only pay the benefits for losses occurring within 30 days after the named hurricane renders Your Scheduled Destination Uninhabitable or inaccessible. This coverage applies only if You purchased the plan within the Time Sensitive Period;

Hurricane Warning or Watch

11. Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination is under a hurricane warning or hurricane watch as issued by the NOAA Hurricane Center within 24 hours of Your Scheduled Departure Date. Cancellation of Your Trip must occur more than 14 days following Your Effective Date of coverage for Trip Cancellation;

Hijack/Quarantine

12. You or Your Traveling Companion are hijacked or Quarantined*;

*Quarantined means You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner are forced into medical isolation by a recognized government authority, their authorized deputies, medical examiners or Physician to prevent the spread of the disease due to You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner either having, or being suspected of having a contagious disease, infection or contamination.

An embargo preventing You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner from entering a country is not a quarantine.

Subpoena/Court Order/Jury Duty/Witness

13. You or Your Traveling Companion are subpoenaed, served with a court order, required to serve on a jury or required to appear as a witness in a legal action, provided You or Your Traveling Companion are not: 1) a party to the legal action; except 2) appearing in a law enforcement capacity;

Military Duty for Natural Disaster

14. You or Your Traveling Companion are called to active military duty or emergency service as a reservist, either to serve or to provide aid or relief in the event of a Natural Disaster;

Military Leave Revoked or Reassigned

15. Your or Your Traveling Companion’s previously granted military leave is revoked or reassigned for reasons due to war or an act of war or for reasons other than for war. Official written revocation/re-assignment by a supervisor or commanding officer of the appropriate branch of service will be required. The military leave for the dates of travel must have been approved prior to the Effective Date of Trip Cancellation coverage and the leave revoked or reassigned after the Effective Date of Trip Cancellation coverage;

Host Unable to Provide Accommodations

16. Your Host at Your Scheduled Destination being unable to provide Accommodations due to a life-threating Sickness or Injury, or due to his/her death. You must provide official documentation of the event;

Terrorist Incident

17. A Terrorist Incident occurs before Your Trip:
1. within 30 days of Your Scheduled Departure Date in the Scheduled Trip Departure City or in a city listed on the scheduled itinerary of Your Trip.
Provided Your Travel Supplier (if applicable) did not offer a substitute itinerary. Losses resulting from a cancellation due to a potential Terrorist Incident are not covered, even if the cancellation is due to the issuance of travel advisories, bulletins or alerts. The terrorist incident must be documented in a travel alert or travel warning for levels 4 and higher issued by the United States Department of State advising Americans to avoid that certain country;

Passport, Visa, or Travel Document Theft

18. Documented theft of Your passports or travel documents or visas within 14 days of the Scheduled Departure Date specifically required for Your Trip. A police report must substantiate the theft;

Felonious Assault

19. You or Your Traveling Companion are the victim of a Felonious Assault within 10 days prior to the Scheduled Departure Date;

Involuntary Employment Transfer

20. You or Your Traveling Companion have an involuntary transfer of employment within the same organization of 100 or more miles which requires Your or Your Traveling Companion’s Primary Residence to be relocated. Provided that You or Your Traveling Companion have been an active employee with the same employer for at least 1 continuous year. Notification of the transfer must occur after the Effective Date of Your Trip Cancellation Coverage. This provision is not applicable to temporary or seasonal employment, independent contractors, freelancer or self-employed persons;

Terminated or Laid Off from Employment

21. You or Your Traveling Companion are involuntarily terminated or laid off from Your or their employment. The termination notice must occur at least 30 days after Your Trip Cancellation Effective Date. You or Your Traveling Companion must have been an active employee with the same employer for at least 1 continuous year. This provision is not applicable to temporary or seasonal employment, independent contractors, freelancer or self-employed persons.

You must report all cancellations to the Travel Supplier within 72 hours of the event causing the need to cancel. If the event delays the reporting of the cancellation beyond the 72 hours, You should report the event as soon as possible. We do not cover increased amounts of Published Penalties and unused, non-refundable prepaid Payments or Deposits that result from all other delays or reporting beyond 72 hours.

Trip Interruption Triggers

Death

1.      Your, a Family Member’s, or a Traveling Companion’s, or a Business Partner’s death, which occurs while You are on Your Trip.

Sickness or Injury  

2. Your, a Family Member’s, or a Traveling Companion’s, or a Business Partner’s Sickness or Injury, that:
a. occurs while You are on Your Trip;
b. is examined and treated by a Physician prior to the time of interruption; and
c. as certified by a Physician, results in medical restrictions so disabling as to prevent Your continued participation on Your Trip.
Sickness or Injury of Your Business Partner must be so disabling as to reasonably cause You to interrupt Your Trip to assume daily management of the business.

Other Covered Events means:

Pregnancy Complications 

1. You or Your Traveling Companion have Complications of Pregnancy which is verified by medical records and occurs while You or Your Traveling Companion are on Your Trip; 

Common Carrier Mechanical Breakdown

2. A mechanical breakdown/equipment failure of a Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel that causes complete cessation or delay of You or Your Traveling Companion’s travel for at least 48 consecutive hours provided no alternative Travel Arrangements were available; 

Airport Shutdown by Local Authorities

3. A local government mandated shutdown of travel services of an airport or air traffic control system resulting in the complete cessation of services other than terrorism or act of war for at least 48 consecutive hours of Your Common Carrier; 

Airport Shutdown due to Fire or Power Outage

4. Shutdown of the air traffic control system or an airport due to fire or power outage from which You are scheduled to depart or to make a connection resulting in the complete cessation of services other than terrorism or act of war for at least 48 consecutive hours of Your Common Carrier;

Natural Disaster or Hurricane Evacuation at Departure City or Destination 

5. You or Your Traveling Companion are directly involved in and are delayed due to a traffic accident, while en route to Your Scheduled Destination or Return Destination. The traffic accident must be documented by a police report;

Strike 

6. An unannounced Strike resulting in complete cessation of travel services for at least 48 consecutive hours of the Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel;

Traffic Accident en Route to Departure

7. You or Your Traveling Companion are directly involved in and are delayed due to a traffic accident, while en route to Your Scheduled Destination or Return Destination. The traffic accident must be documented by a police report;

Inclement Weather 

8. Inclement Weather that causes a: complete cessation of services, for at least 48 consecutive hours of a Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel; 

Destination Accommodations Uninhabitable 

9. Your or Your Traveling Companion’s Scheduled Destination Accommodations are made Uninhabitable and remains Uninhabitable during Your Trip or are inaccessible by the mode of transportation as shown on the travel documents or itinerary by a Natural Disaster, vandalism or burglary.

Coverage for a hurricane applies only if insurance was purchased prior to the tropical storm first being upgraded to a hurricane. Claims are not payable if a hurricane is foreseeable prior Your Effective Date for Trip Interruption. A hurricane is foreseeable on the date it becomes a named storm. We will only pay the benefits for losses occurring within 30 days after the named hurricane renders Your Scheduled Destination Uninhabitable or inaccessible. This benefit only applies if You purchased this plan within the Time Sensitive Period;

Hurricane Warning or Watch

10. Your Scheduled Destination is under a hurricane warning or hurricane watch, as issued by the NOAA Hurricane Center, after Your Scheduled Departure Date;

Hijack/Quarantine

11. You or You Traveling Companion are hijacked or Quarantined;

*Quarantined means You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner are forced into medical isolation by a recognized government authority, their authorized deputies, medical examiners or Physician to prevent the spread of the disease due to You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner either having, or being suspected of having a contagious disease, infection or contamination.

An embargo preventing You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner from entering a country is not a quarantine.

Subpoena/Court Order/Jury Duty/Witness

12. You or Your Traveling Companion are subpoenaed, served with a court order, required to serve on a jury or required to appear as a witness in a legal action, provided You or Your Traveling Companion are not: 1) a party to the legal action; except 2) appearing in a law enforcement capacity; 

Military Duty for Natural Disaster

13. You or Your Traveling Companion are called to active military duty or emergency service as a reservist, either to serve or to provide aid or relief in the event of a Natural Disaster;  

Military Leave Revoked or Reassigned 

14. Your or Your Traveling Companion’s previously granted military leave is revoked or reassigned for reasons due to war or an act of war or for reasons other than for war while You or Your Traveling Companion are on the Trip and You or Your Traveling Companion have to interrupt the Trip. Official written notice of the revocation or re-assignment by a supervisor or commanding officer of the appropriate branch of service will be required. The military leave for the dates of travel must have been approved prior to the Effective Date of Trip Interruption coverage and the leave revoked or reassigned after the Effective Date of Trip Interruption coverage;

Host Unable to Provide Accommodations

15. Your Host at Your Scheduled Destination being unable to provide Accommodations due to a life-threating Sickness or Injury, or due to his/her death. Official documentation of the event must be provided;

Terrorist Incident 

16. A Terrorist Incident that occurs during Your Trip:
a. in a city listed on the scheduled itinerary of Your Trip; or
b. provided Your Travel Supplier (if applicable) did not offer a substitute itinerary.
Losses resulting from interruption due to a potential Terrorist Incident are not covered, even if the interruption is due to the issuance of travel advisories, bulletins or alerts. The Terrorist Incident must be documented in a travel alert or travel warning for levels 4 and higher issued by the United States Department of State advising Americans to avoid travel to that particular country;

Passport, Visa, or Travel Document Theft 

17. A theft or loss of passports or travel documents or visas while on Your Trip, specifically required for Your Trip, which is substantiated by a police report;

Felonious Assault

18. You or Your Traveling Companion are the victim of a Felonious Assault while on Your Trip;

Travel Alert, Evacuation Order, or Travel Ban 

19. A travel alert or travel warning for levels 4 and higher or an evacuation order or travel ban is issued, for cities listed on Your itinerary after Your Effective Date of Your Trip Interruption Coverage, to a Scheduled Destination specifically listed on Your Itinerary. The travel alert/warning, etc. must occur during Your scheduled Trip. For up-to-date information refer to the U.S. State Department website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html;  

Involuntary Employment Transfer 

20. You or Your Traveling Companion have an involuntary transfer of employment within the same organization of 100 or more miles which requires Your or Your Traveling Companion’s Primary Residence to be relocated and You or Your Traveling Companion have to interrupt the Trip. Provided that You or Your Traveling Companion have been an active employee with the same employer for at least 1 continuous year. Notification of the transfer must occur while You or Your Traveling Companion are on the Trip and the transfer must occur during the Trip. This provision is not applicable to temporary employment, seasonal employment, independent contractors, freelancer or self-employed persons;

Terminated or Laid Off by Employer

21. You or Your Traveling Companion are involuntarily terminated or laid off by Your or Your Traveling Companion’s employer while You are on Your Trip. You or Your Traveling Companion must have been an active employee with the same employer for at least 1 continuous year. This provision is not applicable to temporary employment, seasonal employment, independent contractors, freelancer or self-employed persons;

Financial Insolvency or Default

22. Financial Insolvency or Financial Default of an entity that directly provides Travel Arrangements, including Travel Supplier, Common Carrier or other travel entity that cause a complete cessation of travel services if the Financial Insolvency or Financial Default occurs more than 14 days following Your Effective Date for Trip Interruption. Benefits will be paid due to Financial Insolvency or Financial Default of an airline only if no alternate transportation is available. If alternate transportation is available, benefits will be limited to the change fee charged to allow You to transfer to another airline in order to get to Your Scheduled Destination;

Unable to Continue Trip Due to Injury or Sickness

23. If You cannot continue on Your Trip due to a covered Injury or Sickness not requiring Hospitalization and You must extend Your Trip due to medically imposed restrictions, as certified by a treating Physician, benefits will be paid for additional hotel nights, meal(s) and local transportation expenses until You are Medically Fit to Travel up to $100 per day, limited to 10 days and a maximum of $1,000.

Trip Delay Triggers

Traffic Accident en Route to Departure

1.      You or Your Traveling Companion are not directly involved in and are delayed due to a traffic accident, while en route to Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination. The traffic accident must be documented by a police report;

Common Carrier Delay

2.      Common Carrier delay. (the delay must be documented by a Common Carrier);

Passport, Visa, or Travel Document Theft

3. A theft or loss of passports or travel documents or visas specifically required for Your Trip substantiated by a police report or the copy of the request for a new passport, or travel documents or visas;

Hijack/Quarantine

4.      You or You Traveling Companion are hijacked or Quarantined;

*Quarantined means You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner are forced into medical isolation by a recognized government authority, their authorized deputies, medical examiners or Physician to prevent the spread of the disease due to You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner either having, or being suspected of having a contagious disease, infection or contamination.

An embargo preventing You or Your Traveling Companion, Family Member, Business Partner from entering a country is not a quarantine.

Strike

5. An unannounced Strike resulting in a complete cessation of services for at least 6 consecutive hours of the Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel which prevents You from reaching Your Scheduled Destination or Return Destination;

Inclement Weather

6. Inclement Weather that causes a: delay, of a Common Carrier on which You or Your Traveling Companion are scheduled to travel which prevents You from reaching Your Scheduled Destination or Return Destination;

Natural Disaster Evacuation at Departure or Destination

7.  Due to a Natural Disaster, a mandatory evacuation order by local government authorities at Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination or Return Destination is issued which prevents You from traveling to/arriving at Your Scheduled Trip Departure City or Scheduled Destination or Return Destination.

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