On Thursday, August 17th, a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain involving a van and gunfire resulted in 14 deaths and hundreds of injuries. TripAssure extends our deepest sympathies to those impacted by this tragedy. The United States has identified this as a terrorist attack. This horrific event meets the guidelines and requirements for coverage under certain TripAssure travel protection plans.
TripAssure plans purchased on or before August 16th, 2017, may have coverage for this attack.
Any travelers currently in Barcelona and in need of assistance should please contact their plan’s 24 hour emergency assistance hotline. Representatives are available at all times to assist arranging emergency medical transportation and treatment. Clients’ safety and wellbeing is our priority.
TripAssure understands other travel plans may be impacted by this event. Travelers currently on their trip may incur unexpected costs from delays or missed flights. Many plans offer trip delay coverage after a 6 hour delay and missed connection coverage after a 3 hour delay. Trip interruption coverage may also apply if portions of the trip cannot be completed because of the attack, or if it is necessary to return home early. Please contact TripAssure with questions, and please always review the plan documents for details.
For those with upcoming travel plans to Barcelona, Spain, trip cancellation coverage due to a terrorist attack may be available. Some plans require the trip departure to be within 30 days of the attack in order for coverage to apply. To confirm whether coverage is available for your scheduled trip, please consult your plan documents or call us with your questions. Agents are available 24/7 and eager to assist you.
This information is a general overview of coverage benefits that may apply if travel plans are impacted by this terror attack. The coverage available will be based on the terms in your travel protection plan. Please refer to your plan documents to learn more or contact TripAssure with questions. Agents are available 24/7 and happy to help.