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Do you need supplementary car insurance driving a EU-insured car in Jersey?

I am thinking about bringing my EU registered car for a day-trip in Jersey, Channel Islands. My Green Card has coverage for the UK, does that apply to the Channel Islands as well?
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Health insurance in Belgium? [migrated]

My kid is going to study in Belgium and is an Irish citizen. They have never lived in the EU. Is it possible for them to avail of EU health insurance? Any pointers as to where to figure this out ...
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Insurance claim for NHS Emergency Treatment received by a non-resident

I visited the UK and had to use NHS emergency services whilst staying in the UK. I received a non-itemised invoice post treatment and I paid for it before leaving the UK. Currently, I'm in the process ...
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Insurance on one card. Trip on another [closed]

I bought travel insurance using one credit card and another for my trip. Will I be covered if I cancel?
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Insurance when Travel Insurance companies don't cover your destination

We're living in New Zealand, and we're going to visit Iran (our home country) for a month. New Zealand put Iran on the "not safe to travel" list, so no insurance company covers us. We're ...
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How can I get insured to drive any car in any country without owning a car?

I have a UK driving licence and travel outside Europe often, including to the US and Australia. I do not, however, own a car. How can I get insured to drive other people's cars in other countries, ...
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Schengen travel insurance for flight landing next day

So, I will be flying on 25th of December and reach Spain next day i.e. 26th of December. I have already applied for Schengen Visa but I have one doubt, will it get rejected because my insurance ...
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Travel insurance required for Abu Dhabi?

I am a citizen of Pakistan, and intend to travel to Abu Dhabi on a 30-day single-entry visa. My duration of stay is 3 days. Is it mandatory to have travel insurance for me and my family? I got my ...
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Driving a rented car in the U.S. as a 23 year old with a german driver's license

I know it will most likely depend on the specific rules of the rental company, but is it generally possible in the U.S. for a 23 year old person with a german driver's license to either rent a car ...
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Use trip interruption insurance instead of airline hotel voucher

If I have trip interruption insurance and miss a connecting flight, causing me to need a hotel, the insurance will pay $350 for hotel, food and taxi. However, the airline may also offer a hotel ...
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Difference between definition of various insurance in Germany

What is definition and difference of: Travel Insurance (Eg: Mawista VIsum) Student Visa Insurance (Eg:Mawista Student) Government Insurance (Dak eg) What exactly should an insurance have for it to ...
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Insurance company for an Austrian Schengen visa

I am applying for the Austrian short-term Schengen visa. The checklist on the website of the Austrian embassy in Canada states that health insurance has to be issued by a Canadian, Austrian or German ...
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What should be chosen as country of visit if I take travel insurance for Asian Countries

I am planning to visit a few highly-developed countries in Asia, such as Japan, South Korea, and so on. While buying travel insurance there was an option to choose the country of visit. In that ...
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Car insurance for borrowed car

My friend lives in the US and he has offered me the use of his car while he is away for a couple of months. I was already interested in the model of his vehicle so I’m thinking of accepting his offer. ...
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Insufficient travel insurance to cover the massive medical expenses for a visitor to US?

What happens if a tourist to US needs a medical surgery in U.S and the tourist's travel insurance does not cover the massive expenses?
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Car insurance for renting car outside of United States (France)

I'm planning on renting a car in France for about one month. I live in the United States and my insurance company (State Farm) states that their coverage does not extend beyond the U.S. and Canada. ...
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What type of "medical insurance" is needed for a short stay visa to Romania?

For Romanian visa type C/VV papers, the embassy requires a "Travel Medical Insurance" I tried searching for that online, but I am confused which type am I supposed to apply for. I am staying ...
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Do you need Schengen travel insurance if you have a private health insurance from a Schengen country as a resident of that country?

While traveling in Schengen, do you need Schengen travel insurance if you have a private health insurance from a Schengen country as a resident of that country? Asking this question to learn the usual ...
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Preparing for a US visit: what health care precautions should I take?

I am an Italian citizen who has been living in Switzerland for a couple of years. Thus, I have an Italian passport, but my health care is Swiss. I am planning to go to the US for about 20 days as a ...
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Canadians U.S. Roadtrips using parent’s car. What do we need to prepare?

Five of my friends and I are going on a New England roadtrip. We’re from New Brunswick, Canada and we’ll be using my mom’s 8-passenger SUV. I know that a notarized letter of permission will be helpful ...
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How far does travel insurance cover stretch?

My wife and I are traveling soon, and have purchased separate travel insurance for the trip. Most of our children are not traveling with us. Our daughter, over 18 but a dependent, fell ill recently, ...
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Car rental insurance third party liability vs third party damages

I have insurance with my car rental and it says we have third part liability, but in the "not covered" section it says third party damages. What does this mean for us in simple terms, should ...
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Indian H1B holder applying for travel insurance for Schengen visa

I am applying for a Schengen visa through Norway. I am an Indian citizen currently residing in the US as an H1B Holder. My employer has provided my International proof of coverage, but it lacks ...
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Can I get a travel insurance policy which is valid for NON-MEDICAL claims, despite undeclared medical conditions?

My wife and I have several medical conditions, which when combined push the price of travel insurance right up. I understand that if we go for a cheaper travel insurance policy, without declaring our ...
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Is Health Insurance a Requirement for Italy National D Visa Application for UK Citizens

I am from the UK and applying for a national D visa for subordinate work. I have been told a few times that I will need health insurance as part of the visa application. For instance this article ...
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Colombian digital nomad visa and health insurance duration [closed]

There is a new law governing visas for Colombia in place since last month. A newly available visa is the "Digital Nomad" (Nómada Digital) visa, which can be given for up to 2 years. However, ...
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Insurer that covers medevac repatriation from Cape Verde

I am soon traveling to Cape Verde where I am planning to do some hiking. My country origin (Spain) gives travel advice, which states that an insurance supporting air medevac back home is recommended. ...
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Renting a car in Costa Rica with Annual Car Hire Excess Insurance from the UK

I get that in Costa Rica you need to purchase the Liability Protection, but I'm wondering if I can waive/not buy Car Protection (as it's called on the adobe car rental website) by purchasing Annual ...
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Do I need a travel insurance if I'm having a transit flight in France (to outside EU)?

Do I need travel insurance if I have a transit flight of about 5 hours in France (to outside EU)? I'm not from one of the countries for which a Schengen transit visa is necessary, but I had a question ...
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travel insurance against changing covid conditions

Is there travel insurance, that would cover travel expenses in case that a change in covid regulations prevent me from taking a booked trip. Example: I book a trip to New Zealand in Feb 2023. New ...
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Do you need to add a day to travel insurance if your plane arrives a day later than departure?

Let's say you have a flight departing from the foreign country (for which you want to hold travel insurance) on day N, flight which arrive in your home country on day N+1. Do you specify the return ...
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Proof of insurance to enter Vietnam

I have read that, in order to enter Vietnam for a 2 week trip, I have to have medical insurance for Covid with a minimum coverage of $10,000. Finding such an insurance is not difficult. I have already ...
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Where can I get health insurance for an Indian traveler in Japan with type 1 diabetes?

I am from India and I have type 1 diabetes with no complications. I am looking for health insurance for my stay in Japan, which will be for a maximum of 90 days, but I have found it difficult to find ...
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Will I not be allowed to enter Germany without health insurance?

I have a flight for next month to visit Germany for about a month from the USA. I have the important things, such as a passport, ID, vaccinations, etc. I have been confused about this, so do I need ...
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Proof of travel insurance via credit card

I've booked a tour with the company Intrepid. They are asking for the policy number and proof of my travel insurance. I have travel insurance (including cancellation/interruption and accidents) ...
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Fully refundable travel medical insurance [closed]

I want to be able to cancel the insurance and get a full refund. Preferably until 1 day before it starts. Are there any insurance providers who offer such service? I'm not familiar with how this works
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Do consulates verify travel medical insurance?

I will need the insurance only for a week because I'll be spending a week there not 90 days but they want me to get the insurance for 90 days for some reason. If I buy it for a week and manually ...
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Is annual travel insurance like a membership?

I have a friend who is looking to go in-and-out of France for a 5 year period. France requires an insurance for the whole duration of the stay. We are looking for long-term travel insurance and only ...
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do cancelled festivals count among the covered reasons for travel insurance?

Let's say I was going to fly into Albuquerque, NM for the 2022 Albuquerque Balloon Festival and that the balloon festival was cancelled. At that point there'd be no reason to take the trip. If I had ...
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Can I cancel my axa travel insurance and how

I bought an axa travel insurance 8 days ago for my Greece trip. But now I got COVID and I'm trying to cancel it using their form: https://www.axa-schengen.com/en/contact-us However, they never allowed ...
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Any travel insurances covering canceled flights/trains before the day of departure?

Suppose we're dealing with the following scenarios (that actually happened to me): Being in the middle of a trip in the US, Amtrak canceled the train that I was supposed to take 10 days before the ...
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Travel Insurance covering Covid-related entry bans for US residents

We are traveling to Austria from the USA at the end of November. The travel insurance policies I have seen are confusing as to trip cancellation. Do any of the policies cover trip cancellation if a ...
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Wizz Air insurance policy

I booked a flight and together with the flight, I bought a travel insurance. However, I never got an insurance policy with my name and personal information on it: I just received the general terms and ...
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Is it possible for a citizen (but non-resident) to buy and insure an RV/Camper Van in Europe?

I have Italian citizenship but my "residence" is in Canada. It's where my driver's licence is based. I'm however planning to return to Europe on a long-term basis and am considering buying ...
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Recommendations for travel insurance which covers unattended stolen goods [closed]

I am an Australian citizen going interrailing in Serbia, Albania, Italy and Spain in a few days time. I need to bring my laptop to be able to work and I feel very scared that it will be stolen, lost, ...
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Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London (2021 update)

I found an identical question asked 3 years ago here: Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London? I'm looking for an updated answer valid after Brexit. In particular my ...
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Covid Travel Insurance [closed]

I'm planning a trip from the United States to Botswana with a stopover in South Africa in the second half of August this year. While I have no personal Covid concerns as I'm fully-vaccinated, I know ...
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How much is the insurance contribution of inbound travel insurance for Thailand [closed]

This is related to the new STV granted from Thailand and required for this Visa (see red link on page). Every report with experience by that is much appreciated.
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As a tourist in Canada: buy, borrow or rent a car?

With the Covid situation this is probably going to have to wait until 2022, but I can lay some groundwork for the preparations... I'm trying to sort out my options for travel in Canada when my wife ...
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What sorts of insurance can I get when using a service like AirBnb?

I recently ran into a situation when staying at an AirBnb where there was an overflow in a toilet, the homeowner blamed me, and tried to get a good deal of money from me through AirBnb. AirBnb found ...
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