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What does travel health insurance cover?

posted on 1:05 PM, October 23, 2014

Travel health insurance is meant to cover emergency medical expenses while travelling. It does not provide coverage for routine expenses or illness that could be foreseen.

Travel health insurance plans offer a variety of coverages, price ranges, and benefit options for travellers. Based on your selected insurance plan, you will be covered for a variety of unexpected medical expenses. Common coverages include:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Outpatient services
  • Physician and laboratory costs
  • Air ambulance or commercial repatriation home
  • Hospital care; related drug and diagnostic services
  • Assistance with bringing a family member to your bedside
  • Direct payment to the hospitals and doctors caring for you
  • Return of your vehicle if you are ill and have to come home