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Covid-19 Cancellation Insurance – Your questions answered

22 October 2020

Covid-19 Cancellation Insurance – Your questions answered

Your desire to sail is as strong as ever, but you don’t want to take the risk of booking a boat in the current conditions. SamBoat has the solution with the new Covid-19 cancellation insurance.

Covid-19 Insurance – Frequently asked questions

Special SamBoat Covid cancellation insurance

1) Can I cancel my rental before the departure date?

You develop symptoms related to Covid 19 and need to be tested (with a prescription).

-You or your crew are positive for coronavirus (must show proof of test)

-You were in contact with a person with coronavirus (under presentation of a positive test)

-You are denied boarding by the reserved means of transport following a temperature check.

2) Am I insured if I’m late to my rental?


-If I am positive for Covid 19

-If I have had to perform a test due to a suspicion of Covid-19

3) Can I interrupt my stay?

Yes – Following illness or death related to Covid-19 during the stay

4) Am I insured if I am quarantined at my destination?

Yes – Hotel fees are paid if an extension of stay is necessary due to quarantine

5) How do I subscribe to the covid-19 special cancellation insurance?

When you pay for the reservation, you can take out this special Covid-19 insurance. You will not be able to subscribe to it once the rental is already paid for.

Image on how to subscribe to Samboat Covid Cancellation insurance

6) What is not covered by the Covid-19 special cancellation insurance?

-Cancellation due to travel restrictions as a result of a border closure resulting directly from a pandemic declaration by the World Health Organization.

-Cancellation due to quarantine in my country or country of destination.