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Gov. Cuomo: New York travelers can purchase ‘cancel for any reason’ insurance policies

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Gov. Cuomo announced on Friday that New Yorkers will be able to purchase travel insurance policies that allow travelers to cancel for any reason.

The Department of Financial Services authorized travel agents and insurers to offer this coverage after receiving complaints that the policies could not be purchased in New York State.

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Six global and national insurance companies have agreed to offer the policies.

Previously many standard travel insurance policies did not cover trip interruption or cancellation due to COVID-19.

 

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