Q. I booked a vacation for 4, leaving in November on a cruise. Now one of the 4 cannot make the trip. I did purchase trip insurance, but I'm told that since this isn't due to medical reasons, a refund isn't an option. Can they do that?
A. Possibly. Travel insurance policies differ greatly in their terms of what is and isn't covered. So it all depends on the specific type of policy you purchased and its terms of coverage. Some protect you against trip cancellation/interruption due to illness, and some even allow a refund should you find you suddenly get called into work. We always recommend reading through your travel insurance policy before purchasing, so you can make an informed decision about exactly what it is you're buying.
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