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Provided by Catholic Journeys: In addition to purchasing Travel Insurance, you have the option of purchasing our “Cancel for Any Reason” waiver. Travel Insurance covers a multitude of occurrences, however, in order to receive a refund for cancellation, you must meet certain requirements. This additional plan can only be purchased in addition to travel insurance and allows you to cancel your trip for any reason that is not covered by the Travel Insurance, up until 48 hours prior to departure.
Cost: $299 per person when purchasing at the time of deposit / $349 if purchased after deposit has been made, up until final payment is due. (When booking online, be sure to put in your cart.)
Provided by Catholic Journeys: In addition to purchasing Travel Insurance, you have the option of purchasing our “Cancel for Any Reason” waiver. Travel Insurance covers a multitude of occurrences, however, in order to receive a refund for cancellation, you must meet certain requirements. This plan can only be purchased in addition to travel insurance and allows you to cancel your trip for any reason that is not covered by the Travel Insurance, up until 48 hours prior to departure.
How does it work?
Allows you to cancel your pilgrimage for any reason that is not covered by Travel Insurance up until 48 hours prior to departure, and receive a full refund of trip costs paid to Catholic Journeys, minus the non-refundable insurance and waiver premiums.
What does it cover?
It covers your trip cost paid to Catholic Journeys when your reason for canceling is not covered by Travel Insurance.
Ex: If your time-off was not approved, for financial reasons, or if you have a change of heart about traveling.
When do I need to purchase?
The plan is offered only at the time of registration at a rate of $299, in combination with Travel Insurance, and can be purchased within 48 hours of booking. The fee of $299 must be paid at the time of deposit. 48 hours after registration and prior to your departure’s scheduled final payment date (90 days for most departures) this can be purchased at the amount of $349 per person in combination with the Travel Insurance.
How do I cancel?
All cancellations must be sent to Catholic Journeys in writing (via mail or email). Cancellations must first be pursued in good faith under the Travel Insurance. If/ when you are denied reimbursement from the Insurance Company, provide Catholic Journeys with the letter of denial, and Catholic Journeys will reimburse you for all money received by Catholic Journeys (excluding the cost of the premiums for the travel insurance plan and the Cancel for Any Reason policy).
Do I receive all of my money back?
Yes, all money, excluding the cost of the premiums for the travel insurance plan and the Cancel for Any Reason policy.
The Cancel for Any Reason Waiver is NOT Travel Insurance, and DOES NOT cover the following:
Catholic Journeys will assume no responsibility for, and cannot be held liable for, any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized acts of omissions of any travel agent or travel agency other than that of CatholicJourneys.com, LLC itself, and its own employees.
What are the main differences between
“Travel Insurance” and the “Cancel for Any Reason” Waiver?
Provides coverage for both pre-existing conditions (when purchased within 21 days of deposit) and conditions that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.
Cancel for Any Reason
The Cancel for Any Reason policy allows you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime up until 48 hours prior to departure. The waiver expires within 48 hours of departure.
Travel Insurance Cost:
Non-Refundable premium based upon age and overall trip cost.
Cancel for Any Reason Cost:
Non-Refundable Premium of $299/$349.
Travel Insurance Activation:
One day after the premium is paid
Cancel for Any Reason Activation:
At the time waiver premium is paid: $299 at the time of booking / $349 Anytime before Final Payment is made.
Travel Insurance Restrictions:
Cancel for Any Reason Restrictions:
You must purchase a Travel Insurance plan along with the Cancellation for ANY Reason Waiver.
Travel Insurance Coverage:
Covers pre-existing medical conditions if added within 21 days of booking
Cancel for Any Reason Coverage:
Anything not covered by the Travel Protection Plan
Travel Insurance Reimbursement:
Benefits can be paid for unused non-refundable prepaid payments or deposits you paid for travel arrangements (for trip cancellation) or to reimburse you for the prepaid payments or deposits for unused non-refundable land or water travel arrangements plus the additional transportation cost paid (for trip interruption). If you purchased Travel Insurance, reimbursement must be sought through Travel Insured International.
Cancel for Any Reason Reimbursement:
Yes, all money, excluding the cost of the Travel Insurance premiums, and the cost of the Cancel for Any Reason policy premium.