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Questions tagged [insurance]

Buying financial protection to protect against problems which may arise on a trip, including but not limited to theft or injury.

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Buying travel Insurance

OK I want to ask a question, a short and simple one. I'm going for a conference which would last 4 days, should I buy travel insurance for the whole 3 months for schengen visas or do I buy for just ...
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US Healthcare consultation for visitors

I work in US on a H1 visa and my parents are visiting for couple months. My mom has developed arthritis and I wanted to get second opinion from a doctor in US. I understand healthcare costs are ...
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Insurance against airline bankruptcy

So, WOW Air stops flying with zero notice. I believe that's the traditional notice, perhaps to preclude individual creditors’ attempts to attach aircraft before a general bankruptcy filing. We ...
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Travel insurance for potential snowy weather when driving using a rental

I'm planning a holiday to the Queenstown area in New Zealand, in July. The plan is to arrive in at Christchurch airport, pick up a rental car and drive to Queenstown and spend about a week driving ...
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Germany TK insurance in Italy

I am traveling to Germany with national visa (D) . I have TK insurance in Germany. I may also visit Italy (few weeks) for business meetings. While I am in Italy my TK insurance covers the Italy ? or ...
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Car rental prices different for foreigners

I am traveling to Florida from Europe in a few weeks and wanted to rent a car. I found the prices at Budget to be the best for what I want. But something seems off about the offer. I select the dates,...
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Does CDW insurance include TP option automatically in a car rental contract?

I see in a car rental contract that insurance is CDW. Does it mean that it includes TP (theft protection) option by default or I need to insist to see TP option in a contract with CDW?
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Foreign car insurance for Kosovo

My car Peugeot 3008 is registered as a truck. What is the price of the border insurance policy for Kosovo for 15 days or the price is the same - 15 Euro? I plan to buy it from PolicaOnline.
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Do I need a temporary car insurance and how to get one?

I'm in Texas, USA and I'm traveling to a different city where I'm going to be driving a friend's car for a few days. I hold a valid drivers license but no car insurance of my own. Am I required to ...
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Travel Insurance Requirement for Multi-entry Schengen Visa [duplicate]

If I am applying for a 1-year multi-entry Schengen visa, do I need to purchase travel insurance for the whole year or is it sufficient to purchase it only for the 1st entry period?
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Insurance for car rental in Costa Rica

I am currently in Costa Rica and the guy at the car rental place required us to buy insurance beyond the CDW. So what is actually required for a foreigner to drive a rental in Costa Rica?
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Motorcycle insurance when renting in the US

I am travelling to SanFran in march for a conference (from the UK). I would like to rent a motorcycle while I'm there but I don't know how insurance works. I assume I need 3rd party insurance in case ...
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“Cancel for any reason” travel insurance

Does anyone have any experience using "cancel for any reason" travel insurance (in particular in the UK)? My girlfriend and I are looking at booking a holiday for later this year, with the catch that ...
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Driving into a country potentially disqualified by credit card insurance

I've seen credit cards that prohibit using their automatic car insurance on cars rented in Italy—for example, American Express*. In this case, are there any issues with renting a car in, say, Austria (...
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Recommended car insurance for driving Iceland golden circle in Winter?

I was originally going to be visiting Iceland in October but my trip has been delayed to January/February timeframe, which would be mid Winter. Iceland car insurance has a dizzying array of options. ...
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How do I acquire health insurance for a 2 week trip to Romania [closed]

I am traveling to Bucharest Romania for a 2-week vacation. I'm wondering if health insurance is a good idea
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What about long-term travel insurance, like if you’re going to be overseas for more than a year? [closed]

What about long-term travel insurance, like if you’re going to be overseas for more than a year? I tried to buy insurance but it’s only good for under 365 days.
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If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement?

If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement? Or would your travel medical insurance be enough?
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Jamaica Auto Rental Insurance

I made a reservation through Expedia for thrifty.com auto rentals in MBJ. I bought rental car insurance from Expedia and read the insuror's fine print. There was a point about not covering damages ...
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Should I provide my insurance policy number after returning a rental car without any damage (USA)?

A car rental company charged me with a security deposit when I was renting the car. I returned the car in original condition and with extra gas in the tank. They have not returned my security deposit ...
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Emergency Care Clarification for Visitor in UK

There are a few questions here about emergency care for visitors in the UK accessing the NHS. None addressed my question. From the NHS website: Unplanned treatment on a temporary visit to England ...
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On which basis should I decide for a travel insurance for Nepal?

I am from Germany and I will go trekking in Nepal in March for 3 weeks. I want to have health insurance in that time. While the health insurances within Germany are super similar, I have no idea about ...
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Schengen visa (Germany) travel insurance valid long than trip

Will there be an issue if my travel in the Schengen area is December 5-15 and I have a travel insurance (50,000 Euro coverage) for December 5-25?
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Rentalcars full coverage insurance

I rented a car abroad at www.rentalcars.com and also purchased the full coverage insurance. When i returned the car i bumped into a pole and damaged the car that happened at the last day of the ...
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Is travel insurance valid if the flight dates got rescheduled by the Airline?

AirItaly has some changes in their flight schedule and broke my itinerary which might already make me pay a lot to schedule other flights in my journey and spend money on hotels etc. But with regard ...
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Schengen Visa Application - Travel insurance

I am planning to go to germany for 5 days, but my insurance policy is good for 15 days, will it be a problem on my visa application? The first application was refused so i decided to shorten the ...
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Where should I buy travel insurance if I'm living in the UK on a work visa?

I currently live and work in the UK but I'm not a permanent resident. I'm scheduled to submit my documents for a (French) Schengen visa application in a few days and one of the requirements is travel ...
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Duration of insurance for Italy visa

The checklist for Italy visa from Mumbai states the following regarding travel insurance: "Covering travel period with coverage of Euros 30000 inclusive of a repatriation clause. Minimum 10 days ...
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How to make sure health-care bill in a foreign country is paid?

My mother traveled from India to the Czech republic on holiday. There, she required emergency healthcare. The hospital staff was friendly and efficient; the health issues were quickly resolved. Now, ...
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Liability car insurance when visiting Europe from the US

I am visiting England soon and renting a car. I'm very confused as to car insurance while vacationing. I live in the United States and have car insurance and credit cards. I am covered for "Collision ...
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How to get medical insurance for a Singapore layover?

I am travelling to Australia from Europe, with a layover in Singapore on both legs of my travel. On my outbound trip, I have a 15-hour layover and I will surely visit the city; on the return, I have ...
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Driving with a rental car from Larnaca to Northern Cyprus [duplicate]

I am travelling to Republic of Cyprus. I am planning to rent a car in Larnaca and travel to Northern Cyprus as well. I have called several big rental companies (Hertz, Sixt, Europcar) and learned that ...
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Lesotho third-party car insurance [closed]

Has anyone any experience or knowledge regarding third-party car insurance in Lesotho? We are traveling to Lesotho for 4 days, and it seems like our current car insurance company (Santam) does not ...
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Foreigner borrowing a car from a friend in the UK. Insurance?

I go to the UK, and a friend offers to let me borrow his car for 4 weeks, free of charge. The the friend lives in the UK, it's his car, the car has a UK license and insurance. I am a foreigner in the ...
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UK travel insurance for Indian green card holder with pre-existing medical conditions [closed]

My mother-in-law, who is an Indian citizen, is currently in the US, staying with my sister-in-law. She has a Green Card. My wife and I live in the UK and she is visiting us for a couple of months. How ...
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Flight cancellations due to bad weather in Hong Kong and insurance for it

I'm an F1 graduate student in the US. I'll be in Hong Kong in early June for about a week and I plan to return to the US one day before my visa expires. I've been told that that period of time (...
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Travel insurance for US citizen living abroad visiting US for 5 months [closed]

I am a US citizen living in Korea since 2007. I will be visiting the US for five months, then returning to Korea. How do I find travel insurance for the period I am in the US? This question, Health ...
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Does a Canadian, resident in the USA, need travel health insurance in Canada?

My girlfriend will be visiting Canada for about a month. Should we get health insurance? Is she covered in Canada?
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Is a travel insurance necessary when transiting through Prague? [duplicate]

Because of price, instead of taking a flight to Berlin, I have had a flight to Prague booked, and will take a bus to Germany. I am aware that a travel insurance is necessary as a tourist in Czech ...
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Travel insurance and no regular insurance?

I am currently insured by my employer but I'm planning to quit and backpack for three months through Asia and Europe. I am relocating from Asia to the UK. At the end of my trip, I will be insured ...
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Unexpected medical costs - Canadian resident - Las Vegas, USA

My son went to Las Vegas with a friend in November 2017, and of course they were at a casino where their room was, but my son's friends forgot to register my son as well and they lost each other as ...
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Insurance when traveling to the United States

I work for a company in the United States and we contract with auditors around the globe to perform audits on our behalf. They are independent contractors and not employees. We have an auditor who is ...
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What is the difference between “health insurance” in the US and “travel insurance”

The J (exchange) visa application requires that "health insurance" be purchased. I've bought UK travel insurance (including medical claims etc) for the 6 month period. Is this different from "health ...
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Health insurance for J visa [closed]

Do international students who are J visa have to get health insurance first, before getting J visa? Or the students can have health insurance after they get into US?
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How should I be prepared to deal with medical emergencies abroad?

I live in the United States and I am on Medicaid (free Federal health insurance for low income individuals). While that can pay for a medical emergency if I was in another state, it might not cover ...
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Travel Medical Insurance for a Romanian visa [closed]

I am an Iranian Ph.D. student and am going to apply for a Romanian Visa in Italy, Rome. I want to stay in Romania for 3 months. I asked the Romanian Embassy for the required documents. The Romanian ...
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Can my friend legally drive my car in Canada?

I am currently in Michigan, I have auto coverage with Progressive, and I'm planning on taking a trip to Toronto with a friend. My insurance agent tells me that they need to issue me a Canadian ID ...
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Do I have to pay VAT on rental car repairs that were covered by insurance?

I rented a car from Sixt in Italy, and it received a minor scratch while parked on a street. The rental car insurance provided by my credit card (MasterCard) covered the damage, but per their policy, ...
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Travel insurer asking about my other insurance products [closed]

My travel insurer is asking for details of my home insurance and says it is normal to share the cost of the claim. Is that normal? I don't think my home insurance has any relevant cover (I am ...
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Travel insurance for very short missed connection

I'm taking a flight with only a 1 hour layover. Although it's one ticket with the same airline, missing the connection would cause big delays as the airline's next flight to the final destination is ...