Ryanair Strike - September 2019

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For policies purchased after 02 December 2018 
For policies purchased before 02 December 2018, please refer to your policy wording

 

For policies purchased after 02 December 2018

As your policy may vary depending on your country of residence, please select from the below.

  1.  For policy holders from all other countries including Switzerland except the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Brazil, China, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand.

  2.   For policy holders from the European Economic Area (EEA), (excluding Switzerland)

Travel alert for policy holders from all other countries including Switzerland except the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Brazil, China, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand

Media outlets such as The Guardian and BBC have reported that Ryanair pilots are to conduct a series of strikes on 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 and 29 September 2019.
 
I’m heading on holidays to this region -  what does this mean for me?
 
As this event is now anticipated and being reported in the media, there is no cover for claims arising from this strike action for policies purchased after 02:00 am (UTC) on 5 September 2019.
 
If your Certificate of Insurance was issued before this time and date, cover may be available if your travel is impacted by this event. Please check your policy for more details or contact us.
 
In the event of a claim, you must do everything you can to minimise and reduce the cost of the claim and provide all supporting documentation of the event and expenses incurred.
 
If you intend to submit a claim, please complete the claim form and if you need help doing this, contact us.
 
What should I do now?

In the first instance, if you think your travel plans might be affected you should first:

  1. Contact your airline, cruise or tour operator to check if tourist services are affected.

  2.  If you need to change your travel arrangements, contact your airline, cruise company or travel agent for assistance in the first instance.

If you’re in an emergency situation, injured or ill and need help, contact the 24/7 emergency assistance team as soon as possible. Their details are listed on your Certificate of Insurance.

 
If you have any other concerns, please contact us.

 
 

For policy holders from the European Economic Area (EEA), (excluding Switzerland)



Media outlets such as The Guardian and BBC have reported that Ryanair pilots are to conduct a series of strikes on 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 and 29 September 2019.
 
If you have planned travel to this region and are worried your plans may be affected, please contact your airline, cruise company or tour operator for assistance in the first instance.
 
If you’re in an emergency situation, injured or ill and need help, contact the 24/7 emergency assistance team as soon as possible. Their details are listed on your Certificate of Insurance.
 
If you have any other concerns, please contact us

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Last Updated: Sep 06, 2019 10:28AM AEST