Visitor Health Insurance

Whilst we travel to many countries all over the world, many people are worried about what will happen with the flights, will my ticket be approved, what do I pack in my baggage and many other unimportant things. While we are busy focusing on these things, we tend to forget that we also need to take care and focus on our health. For that exact reason, people take out, Visitor Health Insurance. This article focuses on giving tips in regard to buying visitor health insurance policies and the basic rules when looking for the right insurance. Unlike most insurance policies, […]

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Visitor Insurance Benefits Uncovered

“Oh, that’s no problem, I have visitors medical insurance” is something that many travelers say when confronted with any medical issue. However, it is important to know what visitors insurance covers, and what it doesn’t. Not everything is covered, obviously. Remember that it is but insurance to cover your expenses in case something unexpected happens, medically. Visitors medical insurance covers any medical expenses arising out of unexpected medical conditions, including accidents. To provide cover for the most financially straining of these unexpected events, most plans also provide benefits for repatriation of remains and accidental death and dismemberment. Hospitalization and consultation […]

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Is Home Sweet Home for Visitors Insurance Purchase?

It’s all settled. Your parents’ trip to the U.S. is confirmed, and the only thing remaining is purchasing visitors health insurance. When your parents booked the tickets from their country, the travel agent offered them visitors insurance for a low sum. Isn’t that the best option to go with? After all, how likely is it that your parents will fall sick? This is the question in the minds of many a child whose parents come to visit them in the U.S. First things first, when purchasing insurance—be it short term health insurance or long term health insurance, you must think […]

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Entry Procedure Reminder for UK visitors

If it’s your first time visiting the U.S., or it’s been a while since your last trip, don’t forget the steps you need to take to enter the country. Making sure you’re up-to-date with the current requirements for non-U.S. citizens from the UK travelling to the United States will avoid any pre-flight panics. UK visitors must apply online for ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/). ESTA was introduced in 2009 and is obligatory for travelers under the ‘visa waiver’ program. As of 2010, you need to pay a fee using a credit card when applying for the ESTA. If […]

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U.S. Visitors – Plan Early for Summer Vacation

It takes a lot longer than you think to organize a summer vacation. Like many people, every year you wish you’d started earlier. Give yourself an easy ride and start planning for a trip to the U.S. now – you have plenty of time to look at destinations as well as the practicalities of travel medical insurance, flights and foreign currency. Visitors to the U.S. have a wealth of choice in destinations – do you want a tropical beach, a vibrant city, the beauty of the mountains or an action-packed sports break? Visit the websites of the U.S. states you’re […]

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Pre-existing Condition Coverage for US Visitors

Insurance coverage for preexisting conditions like the one below is quite common. A candid and precise answer is, ‘if the current health insurance in traveler’s country of origin not cover for the person’s preexisting conditions during travel overseas, then no company in the world is willing to take the full risk of insuring an already sick person’. “Both my parents have medical issues but would like to travel from UK to US to visit me. They want to take out health insurance in the event anything were to happen but they are worried it won’t be valid due to pre-existing […]

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Visitor Insurance and Celebrating Birthdays Abroad

Paul Caruso had a 70th birthday plan—he was going to visit the United States with some friends, and celebrate it in Sin City. He purchased visitors health insurance through the Immigrant Secure plan and pored over the benefits so many times that he had the benefits by heart. Just a couple of days after his big bash in Las Vegas, he was in an accident and broke a bone. He was, however, already calculating how much he’d have to spend out of his pocket. When he was presented with the bill, though, he thought he was being overcharged. What happened? […]

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Getting a Visitors Medical Insurance Quote is Easy

Visitors medical insurance offers international visitors the chance to get affordable high-quality health care while visiting another country. If you are unfamiliar with this type of insurance, you need not worry about the process of obtaining it. It is quite easy to get an estimate. If you have worked with an insurance company for other types of insurance, such as perhaps trip cancellation coverage or travel insurance coverage, then you can simply ask them if they offer these plans. That way, they will already have the personal information on you necessary to prepare a quote, which makes the process that […]

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Volunteering Abroad on Your Honeymoon? Come Prepared With Visitors Insurance

A recent article put out by CNN suggests that a trend amongst newly married couples is to spend their honeymoon on volunteering missions. This noble act falls in line with what seems to be a renewed interest in a spirit of community service and a willingness to help those who need it most. If you are considering spending your honeymoon this way, be sure to protect yourself with visitors insurance. As a rule of thumb, any trip abroad should involved buying an international insurance policy as part of the planning process. But this idea is especially true when the international […]

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Visitors to the U.S. Experience Peace of Mind with Visitors Insurance Plans

When you are visiting the United States from another country for a vacation or an extended stay, there are lots of things to worry about. Communicating in a different language, learning different customs, and simply getting where you need to go can all be a challenge. You do not need to add “getting affordable, high-quality healthcare” to that list, because visitors insurance can take care of that for you. Because the U.S. has a privatized healthcare system in which its citizens much purchase their own insurance, typically through their employer but also sometimes through insurance companies, visitors to the country […]

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