Cancellation top cruise claim

ITIJ - International Travel & Health Insurance Journal - 11/07/2017

Cancelling a booking or being forced to cut short a holiday represent nearly half the incidents involved in cruise insurance claims, according to Spanish specialist travel brokers, InterMundial Seguros.

The company’s latest figures show cancellation and curtailment represented more than 46 per cent of the total claims made, while the other two main causes were medical assistance – almost 25 per cent of cases – and problems with luggage, at over 18 per cent. And while medical costs onboard cruise ships can be especially high, particularly if the ship is at sea, the company estimates that less than half of Spanish passengers pay for insurance cover.

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