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Travel Alert: Winter Storm Toby

Winter Storm Toby became a named storm and became foreseeable on 3.19.18. Policies purchased after 3-18-18 will not qualify for coverage related to this event. For more more information regarding this storm, please click the below article or tune in to local weather station.

Winter Storm Toby

Please note that terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy. All claims will be adjudicated on their own circumstances and m

Foreseen Events

The following is a list of recent foreseen events:

Gulf of California Earthquake, 1/19/18
Alaska Earthquake, 1/23/18
Mexico Earthquake, 2/16/18
Taiwan Earthquakes, 2/4/18 and 2/6/18
Java Indonesia Earthquake, 1/23/18
Guam Earthquake, 2/12/18
Policies purchased prior to the event may cover the event; Policies purchased after the date and time of the event will not qualify for coverage related to the event.
Please note that terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy. All claims will be adjudicated on their own circumstances and merits.

Travel Alert: Oaxaca Region, Mexico, 2.16.18

Please be advised that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Oaxaca region of Mexico on Friday, February 16, 2018. This quake became a foreseen event at that time. Policies purchased prior to Friday 2/16/2018 may cover the event; Policies purchased after the date and time of this quake will not qualify for coverage related to this event.
Click below news article link for information about this earthquake:

Mexico Earthquake Article

Please note that terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy. All claims will be adjudicated on their own circumstances and merits.

Gulf of California Earthquake 1.19.18

Travel Coverage Alert: Gulf of California Earthquake 1.19.18

Please be advised that a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck offshore in Mexico’s Gulf of California on Friday, 1/19/2018.  This quake became a foreseen event at that time.  Policies purchased prior to Friday 1/19/2018 may cover the event; Policies purchased after the date and time of this quake will not qualify for coverage related to this event.

Click below news article link for information about this earthquake:

Gulf of California Quake Article

Please note that terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy. All claims will be adjudicated on their own circumstances and merits.

Travel Alert: Bali Volcano

Bali, Indonesia has seen continued activity from Mount Agung since early Saturday, November 25th, 2017. Two eruption plumes within the same week, rising up to 4 km above the crater, sparked concern after magma was seen rising to the surface and a dark layer of ash led some airlines to cancel flights due to a lack of visibility.

On Tuesday, November 28th, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency extended closure of Ngurah International Airport until Wednesday, November 28th at 11 p.m. locally. Up to 500 flights have been cancelled, tens of thousands of residents in villages surrounding the volcano have been evacuated, and thousands of tourists and passengers have been left stranded in Bali.

Residents and those traveling in the affected area have been advised to heed all directives from the local government and media sources as the situation unfolds. In addition to medical and travel assistance coverage, please be sure to check your certificate for benefits payable for missed connections or Trip Delay. For assistance with these and any other benefits, please contact customer service.

Hurricane Nate: Berkshire Hathaway Vacation Protection Alert

Please be advised that Hurricane Nate falls within Berkshire Hathaway Vacation Protection guidelines, policy terms and conditions as inclement weather and potentially a natural disaster.

The NOAA National Hurricane Center declared Nate a named hurricane on Wednesday October 7, 2017.

Policies purchased prior to October 7, 2017 may cover the event. Benefits will only be paid for losses occurring within 14 days after the named hurricane makes the destination uninhabitable or inaccessible. Policies purchased after the date and time of the naming of Hurricane Nate will not qualify for coverage related to this storm.

For more information on the status of Nate and other storms, please refer to: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Please note that terms and conditions may vary by program; please refer to the actual policy. All claims should be adjudicated on their own circumstances and merits.

Please let us know if you have any concerns or questions. Thank you.

Hatteras Island Mandatory Evacuation

Mandatory Evacuation Issued for Visitors on Hatteras Island

In response to hurricane Maria, Dare County North Carolina has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Hatteras Island visitors effective today, September 25, 2017.

The Dare County Control Group met this morning and has declared a state of emergency for Dare County, issuing a mandatory evacuation for all Hatteras Island visitors effective at 12 noon today. Visitors on Hatteras Island should pack all of their belongings and depart as soon as possible, before conditions deteriorate and driving becomes hazardous. Be sure to communicate with your accommodations provider before leaving.

To read the complete notice, click here.