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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an Order on January 12, 2021 requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving from a foreign country to the US. This Order will be effective on January 26, 2021.

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1. COVID-19 is treated that same as any other sickness for purposes of all coverages that are triggered by a sickness or that can reimburse losses resulting from a sickness – including deaths caused by sickness.

Plan Documents include both Travel Delay coverage or Missed Connection coverage. Each of these separate coverages includes the following covered reasons – all of which could be triggered directly or indirectly by the COVID-19 pandemic (the exact language in each Plan may vary):

• Common Carrier Delay
• Quarantine

For Travel Delay, an insured must be delayed at least 6 hours while en route to/from or during a trip due to a covered reason.

For Missed Connection, an insured must miss a cruise or tour departure due to a delay of at least 3 hours caused by a covered reason.

In all cases, the triggering event must occur while coverage is in effect. Additional terms apply to all triggers discussed above. See your Plan Document for full details. *

2. What are properties or Classic doing to identify qualified labs and assure the 72 hour turn-around time?

We are currently working with properties to determine individual chain/properties options. Updates will be posted on our advisor site.

* Subject to TripMate and United Fire Insurance examiners review.

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Don't panic! Our amazing partners have been preparing for this and many will offer testing on-site. Below are just some of those partners.

All airline passengers will be required to present a simple CDC attestation form to the airline for collection prior to boarding.

Free Testing is Available at the Following Properties :

Resort Brands

  • All Inclusive Collection

  • AMResorts

  • Blue Diamond Resorts

  • Excellence Resorts

  • Karisma Hotels & Resorts

  • La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana

  • Marival Resorts

  • Palace & Le Blanc Spa Resorts

  • Palladium Hotel Group

  • Playa Hotels & Resorts

  • Tafer Resorts

  • The Fives Hotels & Residences

  • Velas Resorts

Independent Hotels

  • Fairmont Mayakoba

  • Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

  • Hotel Xcaret

  • InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa

  • Mahekal Beach Resort

  • Palmaia – The house of Aia

  • The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

  • Viceroy Riviera Maya

Resort Brands

  • All Inclusive Collection

  • AMResorts

  • Blue Diamond Resorts

  • Excellence Resorts

  • Karisma Hotels & Resorts

  • La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana

  • Palace Resorts

  • Palladium Hotel Group

  • Playa Hotels & Resorts

  • Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Independent Hotels

  • Anse Chastanet

  • Calabash Cove Resort & Spa

  • Cap Maison Resort & Spa

  • Jade Mountain

  • Ladera Resort

  • Marigot Bay Resort & Marina

  • Seven Stars Resort

  • Windjammer Landing Resort

Click Here to View Detailed FREE Covid Testing by Chain

Visit our Hotel Status Page for Hotel Specific testing Details

Click Here for CDC attestation form