Impact of Cyclone Evan on Travellers
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As tropical cyclone Evan lashes
He said most travel insurance policies would cover cancellations caused by the cyclone, depending on the circumstances.
"Cyclone Evan is a Category 4 cyclone and has caused widespread destruction in
"Travellers should check whether any costs incurred because of the cyclone are in accordance with the conditions of their policy before making alternative arrangements."
* Check policy terms and conditions to see if they are covered for any loss they may have incurred
* Make sure their policy will cover any additional costs they wish to claim before they incur them
* Contact their insurer if they believe they have incurred a financial loss to clarify any concerns they may have about it, or to lodge a claim
"If travellers aren't sure which insurer they're with, they should first contact the organisation where they bought the policy, such as their travel agent."
Travellers are advised to visit the Australian Government's Smart Traveller website for travel advice and information on the cyclone: www.smartraveller.gov.au
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