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Beware exclusions on travel insurance to Hong Kong

Insurers cite MFA advisory on deferring "non-essential travel" as basis for restrictions or exclusions on a travel policy

Portions of a travel policy subject to exclusions because of the Hong Kong riots are typically travel interruption features - to cover flight delays or cancellations, for instance - and injuries or accidents caused by the riots.


IF YOU are planning a holiday or a trip to Hong Kong in the next few weeks, be forewarned that some travel insurance benefits will not apply as long as there is a travel advisory from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

The MFA currently has an advisory, issued in...

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