Heathrow strikes: Will my travel insurance cover me if flights are disrupted?

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2023-06-10 06:00:46  • 4 mins

Britons going on holiday this summer face major disruption to their travel, as staff at the UK's largest airport are set to walk out every weekend from 24 June to the end of August.

Some 2,000 members of Heathrow staff will go on strike in a major escalation of a pay dispute.

The Unite Union, which represents the workers, said that 'Delays, disruption and cancellations will be inevitable as a result of the strike action' and warned that the dispute could escalate further over the coming weeks.

Terminals three and five will be affected by the strikes.

The airlines impacted by the walkout at terminal three are Virgin, Emirates, Qatar, United, American and Delta.

Meanwhile the extensive walkouts at Terminal Five will heavily disrupt British Airways' summer schedule.

This is Money asked travel experts how customers might be affected - and how to make sure their insurance will cover them.


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Make sure you check the T&Cs carefully

Not all travel insurance providers offer cover for airline strikes, so it's important to always check the terms and conditions of a policy before you buy.

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