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Catch-All Travel Insurance Booms as U.S. Flyers Take Thanksgiving Risks By Noor Zainab Hussain | November 25, 2020 U.S. websites have seen a surge in travelers seeking expensive ironclad insurance this Thanksgiving, as Americans desperate to break the monotony of a year spent at home look to cover themselves against coronavirus-related risks. Data from insurance comparison website Squaremouth on Tuesday showed the number of insurance policies purchased for U.S. domestic trips over the upcoming holiday was up 170%, compared to the same period of 2019. Some 40% of all Thanksgiving travelers specifically searched for coronavirus cover, replacing top concerns from previous years, such as weather and financial defaults, and spurring a rise in the overall cost of cover. “Cancel-for-any-reason” policies, which typically allow cancellations up until two days before departure and a 75% reimbursement, cost up to 40% more than a regular policy. “It’s just gotten to a point I think people are tired of being stuck at home and they’re looking to get away and go somewhere,” said Jeremy Murchland, president of U.S. travel insurer Seven Corners. More than 3 million passengers passed through U.S.


Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer has revealed that Jesse Lingard has rejoined training while Luke Shaw has begun rehab from injury. (GETTY Images) Phil Jones, however, remains out until December while left-back Luke Shaw has started his rehab from injury. The 27-year-old midfielder had been out on the sidelines through an unspecified injury he suffered in early October. He returned to fitness before the most recent international break but had to enter self-isolation after coming into contact with a Covid-19 positive individual. (h/t Manchester Evening News ) Jesse Lingard has returned to training before the game against Southampton. (GETTY images) Solskjaer confirmed Lingard’s return in the press conference by saying that the Englishman is back training with the group. “Luke [Shaw] has just started his rehab, out on the grass, not out with the team yet. Jesse’s [Lingard] back from his isolation period, so he had a couple of days training with the group. Apart from that, Phil Jones is out until after Christmas sometime.” Luke Shaw suffered a hamstring injury against Everton in Manchester United’s 3-1 win back in early November but has now started his rehabilitation process away from the first-team squad. Luke Shaw has begun his rehabilitation from the hamstring injury suffered earlier this month. (GETTY Images) Lingard has been on the fringes of the first-team this season as websites his two appearances for United have come in Carabao Cup as a substitute. The Englishman is yet to start a game in the league or Europe this campaign but could feature against Southampton this weekend.