APRIL Position Statement Icelandic Volcano

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Released: 9/2/14

In light of the recent eruption of the Bardarbunga Volcano in Iceland, this incident is no longer considered an unforeseen event effective August 30th.
For Travel policies that offer coverage for inclement weather and natural disasters, please note that there is no coverage for this event under any plans purchased after this date. Trip cancellation and trip interruption benefits are not payable if inclement weather or a natural disaster occurs on or before the effective date of the policy.
This notice applies only to new policies that are effective on or after the effective date of this notice and covering travel during such time. It does not apply to new policies that cover travel after the event has passed.

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Megan Moncrief
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