What to do in case of travel disruption

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Unexpected setbacks can result in delayed or cancelled holidays, leaving travellers stranded at home or abroad - often facing additional bills for accommodation or alternative travel. The good news is that we will cover you for a wide range of situations, reimbursing costs that are irrecoverable elsewhere.

If you are looking for the latest travel advice and news, please visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Aware page.

*Customers who purchased a Saga Travel Insurance policy online between July and August 2018, on average received a discount of 30%. 



It's important to know what to do and where to find information if the country you are visiting, or are due to travel to, has been affected by terrorism.

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FCO advice against travel

If the FCO advises against travel to a particular country after you've already booked your trip, costs would be covered by your tour operator or travel insurance.

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Read on for advice about what you can do if your travel plans are disrupted owing to the insolvency of your tour operator or accommodation provider.

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Natural disasters

If you’re unfortunate enough to encounter a natural disaster such as an earthquake, tsunami or flood on your travels – Saga Travel Insurance can help.

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Infectious disease

If your travel plans are disrupted by an outbreak of infectious disease, help is at hand with Saga Travel Insurance.

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Air space closure

The closure of airspace can seriously disrupt your travel plans, but you may still be covered under Saga Travel Insurance.


Strike action

If your holiday plans are disrupted by industrial action, including strikes, Saga Travel Insurance can help.