Questions tagged [insurance]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

Travel health insurance [on hold]

How does travel health insurance exactly work? As far as I've understood, I apply online for the insurance with some travel details, pay the related fee, receive the receipt in my mailbox, print ...
7
votes
2answers
491 views

Can I get temporary health insurance while moving to the US?

Soon, I will be moving from the Netherlands to the US on an H1B visa. My new employer in the US provides health insurance as soon as my contract starts. However, I will arrive one week before the ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

Does travel insurance for short flight delays exist?

I found that some airlines tend to delay their flights often. Is there any travel insurance that exists for short delays between 30 min - 3 hours in the European area? Those delays are the most ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Does buying travel insurance for this trip make sense? [closed]

This is my first post on Travel Stack, thank you in advance for your help. I am an American traveler going on a 2-week trip and don't know much about travel insurance and whether it is appropriate for ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Does this count as “Sea kayaking”?

I am going on a cruise to the Fjords where I am going kayaking on the Nærøyfjord. (the pin is where I will be kayaking) The insurer (Post Office) says I need extra cover for "sea kayaking". Does ...
1
vote
0answers
66 views

Car insurance for UK to Iran trip [closed]

My husband and I are Australians who want to buy a car in the UK and drive it to Iran through Europe (incl. Eastern Europe), Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan etc. We want to leave ASAP once we have the ...
4
votes
1answer
119 views

Do out-of-USA traffic tickets get reported to US insurers or DMV?

I got a ticket in Norway for going 6 mph over the speed limit. If I pay the ticket, will Norway report the violation to my insurance carrier or to the Department of Motor Vehicles in my home state of ...
3
votes
0answers
70 views

Providing proof of CDW from credit card when renting a car

According to this article on AwardWallet: The easiest and fastest way of obtaining proof of coverage from your credit card provider is to call the Benefits Administrator and request it. You can ...
4
votes
0answers
112 views

Stitches removal in south Korea [closed]

I suddenly had to get just some small stitches on my wrist and it has to come off in 10 days and I will be in Korea at that time so I was wondering where I can go get it removed and how much will it ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

"Permanent resident of UK” for a British travel insurance in the US

I’m an EU national living in UK since 2017. However, I do not work - I am a student. I have a National Insurance Number and have been registered with a GP since 2017. I am going to the US soon and ...
21
votes
2answers
5k views

Is there a risk to write an invitation letter for a stranger to obtain a Czech (Schengen) visa?

TLDR: Online friend wishes to visit my country in EU and I have no experience with that. Please share your experience and advice. I have an online friend from Armenia who wishes to visit Czech ...
2
votes
0answers
80 views

Requirements to visit Italy

Greetings from Mexico. I am planning a trip to Italy, it will be my first trip to Europe with a duration of 6 days. I have been researching about the requirements that I must meet in order to make ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Car insurance covering UK kit car for travel in Italy, France and Spain [closed]

My wife and I are travelling to the UK to collect a car we bought with travel to Italy, France and Spain, for about a year. We both have good clean drivers licenses. I am 71 driving 54 years 1 ...
6
votes
0answers
43 views

Where should I get travel insurance for a Chinese student in Australia travelling to the USA and then travelling to China?

I am in the USA and my girlfriend (Chinese) is currently finishing her degree in Australia. To be clear, she is a Chinese citizen on an Australian student visa at the moment. She plans to fly from ...
5
votes
0answers
102 views

Long-term photographic travel insurance [closed]

The problem is simply put: how can I insure my photograpic equipment (3 dslrs, 7 high-end lenses) for months on end away from "home"? I am a UK resident but live on-and-off in Oslo, for more than half ...
8
votes
1answer
201 views

What constitutes a travel warning in the context of exclusion of travel insurance coverage?

My travel insurance has a standard travel warning exclusion that reads: We do not insure you for any event that is caused by or arises from you failing to follow advice or take heed of a warning ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

Can I have a health insurance that starts later than the date I land in USA with a J1 visa? [closed]

I am traveling to USA as a research student with J1 visa. My university health insurance starts from 15th June, however I will land in USA on 8th June. Will that be a problem? Will the customs and ...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

Travel worldwide with car, car insurance? [closed]

How do worldwide travelers with own car go around insurance policies of their domicile country where car is registered? In my country, in order to renew your car registration I need to show up for ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Does non-EU citizen with UK residence permit need health insurance [duplicate]

Does a non-EU citizen living in UK as spouse of UK national with permanent residence permit need health insurance for a short stay Schengen visa?
1
vote
2answers
80 views

Do I buy travel Insurance for the length of my visit or the length of the visa?

I'm going for a conference which would last 4 days. Should I buy travel insurance for the whole 3 months of my Schengen visa or just the length of my stay (4 days)?
9
votes
2answers
429 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
428 views

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 ...
10
votes
0answers
145 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
428 views

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,...
0
votes
3answers
83 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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.
6
votes
1answer
95 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
164 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
572 views

“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 ...
2
votes
2answers
119 views

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 (...
1
vote
2answers
92 views

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. ...
3
votes
1answer
49 views

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
1
vote
0answers
40 views

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.
2
votes
1answer
58 views

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?
3
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
103 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
107 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
123 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
70 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
69 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
225 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

Where should I buy travel insurance if I'm living in the UK on a work visa? [closed]

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
88 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
136 views

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, ...
4
votes
3answers
211 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
204 views

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 ...