Benefits will be paid, up to the Maximum Benefit Amount, for the non-refundable, unused portion of the prepaid expenses for Travel Arrangements and/or the Additional Transportation Cost paid to return home or rejoin the Trip, when You are prevented from completing Your Trip due to:
- Death involving You or Your Traveling Companion or Your or Your Traveling Companionís Business Partner or Your Family Member;
- A covered Sickness or Injury involving You, Your Traveling Companion or Business Partner, or Your Family Member which necessitates Medical Treatment at the time of interruption and results in medically imposed restrictions, as certified by a Legally Qualified Physician, which prevents Your continued participation in the Trip; or
- For the Other Covered Reasons listed below; provided such circumstances occurred after Your Effective Date.
Additional Trip Interruption Benefits: If Your Traveling Companion must remain hospitalized, benefits will also be paid for reasonable accommodation and transportation expenses incurred by You to remain with Your Traveling Companion up to $150 per day, limited to 5 days.
If You cannot continue travel due to a covered Injury or Sickness not requiring hospitalization, and You must extend Your Trip due to medically imposed restrictions, as certified by a Legally Qualified Physician, benefits will be paid for additional hotel nights up to $150 per day, limited to 5 days.
If You interrupt Your Trip for a covered reason, We will also reimburse You, up to $300, for the amount of unused, forfeited, non-refundable payments for shore excursions; theater, concert or event tickets or fees; or sightseeing if such arrangements are made during Your Trip and are to be used prior to the Scheduled Return Date of Your Trip.
These benefits will not duplicate any benefits payable under the policy or any coverage(s) attached to the policy.