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Hijack Distress Allowance

Compensation payable in case of hijack of air or sea common carrier for more than 12 hours whilst on a trip abroad.


  • Payment of an allowance in the event of hijack of a common carrier in which the Insured Person is traveling on a trip covered under the policy.


  • Any incident where the Insured Person is suspected to be either principal or an accessory in the hijacking.
  • Any claim due to a change in the regular routes of travel/journey of the common carrier due to traffic, weather, fuel shortage, and technical snag or security reasons.
  • Any exclusion mentioned in the 'General Exclusions' section of the Policy.