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Hurricane Igor Officially Identified & Named

by John Stone | Sep 07, 2010
A tropical storm was identified and named Hurricane Igor by the U.S. Weather Service on September 8, 2010. Travel Insured plans purchased on or after Spetember 8, 2010 will not cover adverse weather claims due to Hurricane Igor.

A Tropical Storm was identified at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 after reaching sustained winds of 40 miles per hour at a location about 100 miles southeast of the Cape Verde Islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It was given the name Tropical Storm Igor by the U.S. National Weather Service Hurricane Center, and was moving westward over the Atlantic.

Travel Insured International plans purchased on or after September 8, 2010 will not provide coverage for adverse weather claims due to Hurricane Igor or its resulting weather pattern. Plan holders may contact our Customer Care Department at 1-800-243-3174 or info@travelinsured.com with questions about this announcement.

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