Preferred Visa Signature Credit Card Trip Cancellation Terms & Conditions
Common Carrier Trip Cancellation / Trip Interruption Reimbursement Level:
Up to $5,000 for common carrier fare portion of the trip
DESCRIPTION OF COVERAGE
THE PLAN: As a UBS Preferred Visa Signature credit cardholder, you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your dependent children will automatically be insured against Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption.
ELIGIBILITY: This insurance plan is provided to UBS Preferred Visa Signature credit cardholders, their Spouse and Dependent Children automatically when the entire cost of the passenger fare(s) are charged to UBS Preferred Visa Signature credit card while the insurance is effective. It is not necessary for you to notify UBS Financial Services Inc., the administrator or the Company when tickets are purchased.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Your insurance becomes effective on the date on which you first meet the eligibility criteria as an eligible cardholder. Insurance for you automatically terminates on the earliest of: the termination date of the policy, or the date on which you no longer meet the eligibility criteria as an eligible cardholder.
THE COST: This insurance plan is provided at no additional cost to eligible UBS Preferred Visa Signature credit cardholders. UBS Financial Services, Inc. pays the full cost of the insurance.
THE BENEFITS: In the event of a Common Carrier Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption, We will pay up to the Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption Benefit Amount of (up to $5,000 per common carrier fare). In no event will We pay more than either: 1) the actual Non- Refundable amount paid by the Insured Person for a Common Carrier passenger fare(s); or 2) the Trip Cancellation/Interruption Benefit amount of $5,000.
The Insured Person will relinquish to us any unused vouchers, tickets, coupons or travel privileges for which we have reimbursed the Insured Person.
The Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption of the Insured Person must be caused by or result from death, accidental injury, disease or physical illness of the Insured Person or an Immediate Family Member of the Insured Person ; or default of the Common Carrier resulting from Financial Insolvency.
The death, accidental injury, disease or physical illness must be verified by a Physician and must prevent the Insured Person from traveling on a Common Carrier Covered Trip.
This benefit does not apply to loss caused by or resulting from:
1) a Pre-Existing Condition; or 2) Accidental Bodily Injuries arising from participation in interscholastic or professional sports events, racing or speed contests, or uncertified scuba diving; or 3) cosmetic surgery, unless such cosmetic surgery is rendered necessary as a result of a loss covered under this policy; or 4)the Insured or an Immediate Family Member being under the influence of drugs (except those prescribed and used as directed by a Physician) or alcohol; or 5) the Insured or an Immediate Family Member:
a) traveling against the advice of a Physician; or b) traveling while on a waiting list for specified medical treatment; or c) traveling for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment; or d) traveling in the third trimester (seventh month or after) of pregnancy.
DEFINITIONS: Account means UBS Preferred Visa Signature credit card account as set forth in the policy. Benefit Amount means the amount which applies to you at the time the entire cost of the fare is charged to your Account during the policy period, for the applicable hazard. Cardholder means an individual who is named on the account card issued by the policyholder. Common Carrier means any motorized land, water or air conveyance organized and licensed for the transportation of passengers for hire and operated by an employee or an individual under contract. Common Carrier Covered Trip means travel on a Common Carrier when the full fare for such transportation less any redeemable frequent flyer miles, coupons or certificates has been charged to the Insured Person’s Account issued by the Policyholder. If frequent flyer miles, coupons or certificates are redeemed a charge of at least $1.00 or the full amount due for the trip, whichever is greater, must be charged to the Account for travel to be considered a Common Carrier Covered Trip. Company means Federal Insurance Company. Conveyance means any motorized craft, vehicle or mode of transportation licensed or registered by a governmental authority with competent jurisdiction. Credit Card means a payment medium that takes the form of a credit card, credit plate, charge plate, courtesy card or other identification card or device issued to you. You may use the credit card to purchase, hire, rent or lease property or services. Credit Card does not include a debit card. Dependent Child means the primary insured person’s unmarried child, dependent on the primary insured person for maintenance and support, under the age of 19, under the age of 25 if enrolled as a full-time student at an institution of higher learning or classified as an incapacitated dependent child. Domestic Partner means a person designated by the primary insured person who has executed an affidavit of Domestic Partnership; is registered as a domestic partner or legal equivalent under the laws of any jurisdiction or who is at least 18 years of age and competent to enter into a contract; is not related to the primary insured person by blood; has exclusively lived with the primary insured person for at least 12 months prior to the date of enrollment; is not legally married or separated and as of the date of enrollment has with the primary insured person at least 2 of the following financial arrangements: a joint mortgage or lease, a joint bank account, joint title to or ownership of a motor vehicle or status as a joint lessee on a motor vehicle lease or a joint credit card account with a financial institution. Neither the primary insured person or domestic partner can be married to, nor in a civil union with, anyone else. Financial Insolvency means the inability of an entity to provide travel services because it has ceased operations either following the filing of a petition for bankruptcy, whether voluntary or involuntary, or because it has ceased operations as a result of a denial of credit or the inability to meet financial obligations. Incapacitated Dependent Child means a child who, as a result of being mentally or physically challenged, is permanently incapable of self-support and permanently dependent on the Primary Insured Person for support and maintenance. The incapacity must have occurred while the child was: under the age of nineteen (19); or under the age of twenty-five (25) if enrolled as a full-time student at an Institution of Higher Learning. Institution of Higher Learning means any accredited public or private college, university, professional trade or vocational school beyond the twelfth (12th) grade. Immediate Family Member means the Insured Person’s: 1) Spouse or Domestic Partner; 2) children including adopted children or stepchildren; 3) legal guardians or wards; 4) siblings or siblings-in-law; 5) parents or parents-in-law; 6) grandparents or grandchildren; 7) aunts or uncles; 8) nieces and nephews. Immediate Family Member also means a Spouse’s or Domestic Partner’s children, including adopted children or stepchildren; legal guardians or wards; siblings or siblings-in-law; parents or parents-in-law; grandparents or grandchildren; aunts or uncles; nieces or nephews. Insured Person means a person qualifying as a class member, as listed in the policy, who elects insurance or for whom insurance is elected and on whose behalf premium is paid. Loss of Property means Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption which occurs while the Insured Person is insured under this policy which is in-force. Physician means a licensed practitioner of the healing arts, acting within the scope of his or her license to the extent provided by the laws of the jurisdiction in which medical treatment is provided. Physician does not include: 1) the Insured Person; 2) an Immediate Family Member; 3) the Insured Person’s employer or business partner; or 4) the Policyholder. Proof of Loss means written evidence acceptable to us that an accident, accident bodily injury or loss has occurred. Spouse means your husband or wife or domestic partner who is recognized as such by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the primary insured person resides. Trip Cancellation means the cancellation of a Common Carrier travel arrangements when the Insured Person is prevented from traveling on a Common Carrier Covered Trip on or before the departure of the Common Carrier Covered Trip. Trip Interruption means the interruption of the Insured Person’s Common Carrier Covered Trip either on the way to the point of departure or after departure of the Common Carrier Covered Trip. War means hostilities following a formal declaration of war by a governmental authority; in the absence of a formal declaration of war by a governmental authority, armed, open and continuous hostilities between two countries or armed, open and continuous hostilities between two factions, each in control of territory or claiming jurisdiction over the geographic area of hostility. We, Us and Our means Federal Insurance Company.
EXCLUSIONS: This insurance does not apply to any Loss of Property when: 1) the United States of America has imposed any trade or economic sanctions prohibiting insurance of any of Property; or 2) there is any other legal prohibition against providing insurance for any Loss of Property; or Loss of Property caused by or resulting from, directly or indirectly, a declared or undeclared War.
CLAIM NOTICE: Written claim notice must be given to us within 20 days after the occurrence of any loss covered by this policy or as soon as reasonably possible. Failure to give notice within 20 days will not invalidate or reduce any otherwise valid claim if notice is given as soon as reasonably possible.
CLAIM FORMS: When we receive notice of a claim, we will send you forms for giving proof of loss to us within 15 days. If you do not receive the forms, you should send us a written description of the loss.
CLAIM PROOF OF LOSS: Complete proof of loss must be given to us within 90 days after the date of loss, or as soon as reasonably possible.
CLAIM PAYMENT: We will pay you or your beneficiary the applicable benefit amount within 60 days after we receive complete proof of loss and if you, or the Policyholder have complied with all the terms of this policy.
Answers to specific questions can be obtained by writing the Plan Administrator. To make a claim please contact the Plan Administrator:
CBSI Card Benefit Services
550 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 309
Harrison, NY 10528
PLAN UNDERWRITTEN BY
Federal Insurance Company a member of the CHUBB GROUP OF INSURANCE COMPANIES
15 Mountain View Road, P.O. Box 1615 Warren, New Jersey 07061-1651
POLICY #: 9907-74-39
Form No. CCA7000NJ-Travel (Ed.07/04)