Looking for Insurance? Getting a Quote is Easy!

Are you heading to the Caribbean on vacation? Are you off on a trip to the cities of Europe? Or a hiking vacation in the Canadian mountains? If you are traveling, you need travel insurance. Travel insurance, or visitor medical insurance, provides international travelers with affordable, good quality healthcare when visiting a different country. If you are wondering where to start when buying insurance don’t panic. The process of obtaining travel insurance is simple and it is easy to get a quote. If it is your first time buying travel insurance or you are looking for a better deal than […]

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Cover Your Back On Your Foreign Trips With Visitors Health Insurance

As a visitor or tourist in a new country, one of the biggest headaches might be getting health insurance coverage in order to avoid steep medical bills. Emergencies do happen during travels; maybe it could be an accident or a sudden infection that requires urgent medical attention. As a visitor in a new country, you will have certain disadvantages in accessing the best medical facilities in your host country. In some cases, the health infrastructure has been subsidized for the local population and as a non-resident, you will be required to pay higher fees. In such circumstances, a little emergency […]

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Reasons for purchasing visitor health insurance

Visitor health insurance is a short term insurance policy that is taken out by people who travel to the USA or other countries that are covered by a particular health insurer. This insurance scheme can cover as little as five days and it takes care of a large number of health related issues that may afflict the person while he or she is in a foreign country. Often, the scheme is taken by people who are on temporary travel outside their country of residence. Visitor health insurance offers a preferred alternative to the otherwise more expensive health care options that […]

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Visitor Health Insurance

Visitor health insurance refers to a short term insurance policy that is normally taken out for people who are travelling to the USA or other countries that are covered by the health insurer. This insurance scheme can be taken out for as little as five days and it covers quite a large number of health related issues. This scheme covers people who are on temporary travel outside their country of residence. The scheme offers an alternative to the otherwise much more expensive health costs of the host country. In this way, you get to acquire the same quality of medical […]

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Age Does Not Matter: Expanded Visitors Insurance Cover

For parents visiting the USA, purchasing visitors insurance sometimes seems pointless, as pre-existing conditions are rarely covered. For Priya Mathur, her parents had an additional factor to consider: They were both in their 70s, and most plans did not offer high limit comprehensive cover. However, looking online for plans, Priya was able to compare the different benefits offered by various plans, and found a few plans such as WorldMed Insurance and Patriot Platinum America Medical Insurance which offer $100K coverage for those in the 70-79 age group. With some plans, such as the WorldMed plan, the extra coverage can be […]

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Food for Thought for International Travelers

A new year has just begun, and those of us looking back at the past year might have a list of resolutions ready. An international traveler who habitually traveled without visitors’ health insurance might want to resolve to avoid skimping on travel insurance. A tourist who had a bad culinary experience may resolve to stick to tried and tested foods. But for most of us, it’s the battle of the bulge that takes center stage. For those who travel often, it is almost impossible to effectively watch what they eat. However, it is possible to watch where the food comes […]

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One Strike Not Out for Senior Visitors Insurance

When many US visitors who are seniors are asked about visitors insurance, their worry is simply that pre-existing conditions are generally not covered. However, there are a few things to consider before rejecting the idea totally. First, there are a few plans that offer limited coverage for pre-existing conditions. For example, there are plans that offer $5,000 for hospitalization resulting from heart attacks or strokes. Another plan provides US citizens traveling outside their country coverage of upto $15,000 for the sudden occurrence of a pre-existing condition. And then, there is the question of how each plan defines visitors insurance pre-existing […]

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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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Holiday Travelers Need U.S. Visitors Medical Insurance

Do you have family in the United States that you want to get in touch with over the holidays? Or perhaps you simply would like to visit the U. S. during its holiday season to experience its holiday cultural traditions. Regardless of your reason for visiting, the U.S. is always a popular destination for international travelers during the months of November and December. If you find yourself among the large group of tourists, be sure you purchase U.S. Visitors medical insurance for your trip. The United States has a privatized health care system, meaning that rather than relying on the […]

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