Zika travel insurance coverage isn’t on most policies

France flood insurance companies - Seine June 2016

Cancelling a trip as a result of the presence of this virus in the area is not covered in typical policies. Travelers looking for Zika travel insurance are surprised to learn that it’s not easy to find. The typical policy does not provide coverage for cancellation due to Zika virus risk. Insurance companies and health agencies are warning vacationers to inform themselves before booking. The CDC has released new guidance meant for doctors whose patients are pregnant. Those directions are also meant to focus on pregnant patients who have recently…

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