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Short answer: travel insurance that you purchase beforehand from a reputable organization can cover you in case of accident on a two-wheeled vehicle (and possibly in case of loss). Long answer: Tons of posts and travel forums are dedicated to this issue, and I spent hours reading them both before and during my five months in SE Asia. The best way to make ...


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Loss of the bike? I have never heard of such a thing in thing in Southeast Asia, nor would it be a good idea. Vietnam has a sketchily enforced limit on the displacement of motorcycles, around 150cc, so any bikes you would buy or rent are either little Hondas like the Dream and the Wave, or Chinese-made imitations. They can be had for $400 or less. It's ...


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Living in the US, with a Green Card, I had to do the same thing for visas some months ago [you again? me again!]. Fortunately, our HR department was able to provide this (by calling the Health Insurance and getting it - the letter was from the Health insurance). Note that the letter did not fulfill the technical requirements (naming the insured amount and ...


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Here are some airlines that mention refund upon visa refusal: UIA KLM Air France China Southern "Most Russian airlines" Looking at the fare rules for a sample of airlines, I see the following text in a sample Air China fare regarding refunds: WAIVED FOR TICKETS ISSUED AND ORIGINATING IN CHINA IN CASE OF REJECTION OF VISA. And a sample Qantas ...


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There are some airlines that offer refunds based on visa status; however you may be able to book a fare that is fully refundable. Generally, the cheapest fares have the most restrictions. The most you can do if you end up purchasing such a fare and the visa is rejected is to pay to have the ticket transferred into someone else's name. There is usually a ...


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Having two (or even more insurances) is certainly not illegal: the insurance companies are more than happy to take as much of your money as possible. There might be potential issues if you've arranged the insurances as part of a scam, but that's obviously not the scenario. So the proper answer is to buy a Schengen travel insurance and use that to get a ...


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This is taken up in Article 15 of Regulation (EC) # 810/2009 (otherwise known as the 'Schengen Visa Code'), which says... The insurance shall be valid throughout the territory of the Member States and cover the entire period of the person’s intended stay or transit. The minimum coverage shall be EUR 30 000. and for the case of multiple entry ...


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I was told in Finland visa center that insurance should cover all days of the first trip. Maybe other Schengen countries have other rules


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Buying a car is not the issue, really, it is getting it registered in your name. I am not aware of any countries where you can do that. I am aware of two alternatives though. In this answer I will focus on the Dutch side of these things as I am most familiar with them. Note that I am not a lawyer and I may be missing factors. Option 1: registering as a ...


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The NOAA has some month-by-month hurricane incidence maps on their website. They're only meant to be qualitative, but they can give you a sense of what you're up against: From this we see: The ABC islands, along with Trinidad & Tobago, are less commonly affected by hurricanes than most of the rest of the Caribbean. All of these islands are ...


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To drive legally in the UK you need at least "third party" insurance (insurance that covers liability to third parties). Other common types of insurance are "third party, fire and theft" (which covers third party liability, fire damage and theft but does not cover damage to your own car in an accident) and "comprehensive" (which does cover damage to your own ...



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