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November travel.. worried about hurricanes

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November travel.. worried about hurricanes

My husband and I are thinking of traveling to one of the El Dorado hotels in November. Should I be worried about a hurricane? Which El Dorado should we stay at... can't decide. Budget of $2500 to $3000


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1. Re: November travel.. worried about hurricanes

I travel during the middle of hurricane season all the time and it doesn't worry me one little bit.

Check to see what the cancellation policies of your airline and resort are in the case of a hurricane and if you're not happy with that, then look into buying hurricane insurance. A caution with insurance though - most policies require the area to be under a bona fide hurricane warning - a hurricane watch or a tropical storm warning is usually NOT sufficient for the policy to kick in.

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2. Re: November travel.. worried about hurricanes

Go in March.

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3. Re: November travel.. worried about hurricanes

Hurricanes are less common in November than September or October. I would guess the closer to the end of the month, the less likely they are.

I don't hesitate to travel to the area during hurricane season. They really don't happen all that often.

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4. Re: November travel.. worried about hurricanes

pretty rare in November

Wiki gives a good summary


Typical locations and tracks in November.

Wind shear from westerlies increases substantially through November, generally preventing cyclone formation.[16] On average, one tropical storm forms during every other November. On rare occasions, a major hurricane occurs. The few intense hurricanes in November include Hurricane Lenny in mid-November 1999, Hurricane Kate in late November 1985 (the latest major hurricane on record),[19] and Hurricane Paloma in early November 2008.

Edited: 15 July 2013, 00:15
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