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Baggage Delay Coverage

Reimbursement for the purchase of essential personal items because your bags were delayed by the common carrier.

Reimbursement for essential items

This benefit tends to be only available with the trip cancellation/trip interruption plans.  It provides reimbursement for the purchase of essential personal items because your baggage was delayed at your trip's destination due to one of the specific reasons stated in the policy.  Coverage is limited to the  maximum amount shown for your plan. To be eligible for coverage your bags have to be delayed at your trips destination by the common carrier for at least the minimum time required by the policy. 

To be eligible for coverage you have to prove:

  1. that your baggage was delayed by the common carrier for at least the minimum amount of time required by your policy, and
  2. that you have receipts for the essential items that were purchased.

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FAQ's

Question:  Will coverage apply for when I return home from my trip and my bags are delayed at my return destination?

Answer:  No.  Coverage only applies for delays that occur while you're on your trip.  They do not apply to your return destination.

Question:  Do I need purchase receipts?

Answer:  Yes, you need to show what, when, and where it was purchased, and it's cost.


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