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Stranded in the eye of the storm

Hurricane Sandy wasn't just a nightmare for those living on America's east coast but also for visiting tourists - many of who became stranded and faced costly bills not covered by insurance.

Simon Calder looks at what you can expect from your tour operator and insurance when a major disaster disrupts your holiday and offers some advice on how to plan ahead in case there is a crisis.

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