NEW: Increased security expected at U.S. airports this weekend, travel insurance advice

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Travelers can expect beefed up security at airports across the country this weekend and possible delays and cancellations following a deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, January 6th.

For those with travel insurance, InsureMyTrip is offering the following advice:

Contact your airline

Many airlines have issues travel advisories and are providing additional support to travelers. Due to the unique set of circumstances, airlines may waive fees and provide additional assistance to passengers directly affected by the airport closing and subsequent delays.

Contact your travel insurance provider 

For those with travel insurance, contact the provider directly to get clarification on how benefits may apply.

InsureMyTrip is continuing to monitor the situation and will provide further information as it becomes available.


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