Travelers beware: Zika not covered by some travel insurance plans

As the threat of the Zika Virus looms, some travelers are choosing to cancel trips to highly affected locations like Venezuela, Cape Verde and Brazil, which is set to host the Summer Olympics this August.

Fear of the virus has led athletes, spectators, and reporters to back out of plans to attend the games. However, Zika is not considered an acceptable reason to cancel by all travelers’ insurance policies.

“Cancelling a trip due to fear of something potentially happening, Zika concerns or otherwise, is typically not covered by most travel protection plans,”

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Via: Mashable: Business

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