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Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?
Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?

On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country. Tourists may be able to rebook their airline tickets without a change fee, but whether travel insurance covers the latest attack is still a question. Whether travelers can get refunds for, say, a tour if they wish to cancel a trip depends largely on the travel insurance policy, said Megan Singh, marketing manager at SquareMouth, which compares travel insurance policies. Travelers need to have read their policies and understand what constitutes a covered reason that would allow...

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