"We usually talk about travel insurance coverage when a hurricane is affecting your destination, but there is also coverage when it affects your home," said Squaremouth spokesperson
This coverage is typically included under the Hurricane & Weather benefit on most cancellation policies, as long as the traveler had their policy in place before Hurricane Matthew became a named storm.
Travelers who cut their trip short because their home has been damaged by the storm can be reimbursed for the missed portion of their trip, as well as their return transportation. Residents with an upcoming trip planned can be covered to cancel their trip for full reimbursement of their trip cost if Hurricane Matthew renders their home uninhabitable.
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