Travel Alert: Israel & Palestinian Territories - October 2023

On Saturday 7 October 2023, Hamas led a terrorist attack into Israel. At the date of publication of this alert, military conflict between the two is ongoing.

If you’re already travelling

If you hold a policy from World Nomads and require emergency assistance due to this event, please contact our Emergency Assistance team at Generali Global Assistance, at +1-954-334-8143, as soon as it’s practicable and safe to do so. Your policy may provide coverage if you need to evacuate from the area.

For the latest advice for travel to Israel, visit

If you’re planning to travel in these regions

Your policy can continue to offer coverage in line with the policy terms and conditions. The policy offers coverage based on specific, listed insured events.

Policy exclusions for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Trip Delay, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Emergency Accident and Sickness Medical Expense still exist for:

  • war and invasion whether war is declared or not;
  • participation in any military maneuver or training exercise.

If you’re planning on cancelling travel to these regions

Your policy can continue to provide coverage per the terms and conditions. It’s important to note that trip cancellation benefits are available for:

  • A Terrorist Incident that occurs in Your departure city or in a city listed on Your Trip itinerary and within thirty (30) days prior to Your Scheduled Departure Date.

All other terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions continue to apply.

Before planning travel, please check the government advice applicable to your policy and monitor media coverage.

If your travel plans are affected

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

If you have any other queries, please get in touch.

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