Can I purchase once I’ve departed? No, you can’t purchase a Cuvva travel policy once your trip has started. You’ll need to purchase your policy before leaving home in order to be covered for all eventualities such as cancellation. Updated on February 19, 2019 Was this article helpful? Yes No Related Articles What is a single-item limit? What is ‘special event’ cover? What would be covered under ‘personal belongings’? How do I cancel a policy? How much can be claimed in a medical emergency? What is a pre-existing medical condition?