Sabers are being rattled on the Korean peninsula and travelers are calling about coverage in case they have to cancel due to a war or an act or threat of war. Does travel insurance provide coverage. Probably not unless the traveler buys “cancel for any reason” coverage(CFAR).
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The bottom line is that travel insurance probably doesn’t cover a delay or missed flight due to long TSA lines. Why? Because coverage designed to insure your trip, such as trip cancellation/interruption, travel delays and missed connections, is named “peril coverage,” and long lines are not considered perilous.