Travel insurance claims can be very strange

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    Every year, insurers release the details of some of their more bizarre filings.

    Vacationers always experience strange things while they’re away from home, and those with travel insurance may need to make a claim, which, at times, means that the details of the story could end up on one of the strangest filing lists.

    Allianz Global Assistance has released its own bizarre claims, which include the following.

    A tourist was held at gunpoint in the New York subway system by a gunman who was dressed in a large, smiling, big eared Mickey Mouse mask. He was robbed of his valuables but was uninjured. He made a police report and his travel insurance company reimbursed him for the costs of replacing what had been stolen.

    Most of these travel insurance claims are quite serious at the time, as odd as they are.

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