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Travel Health Insurance Coverage

Health insurance while traveling to foreign countries is an often-neglected area. Falling ill or getting injured during international travel on business or pleasure can be an extremely shocking affair. You are far away from home in a foreign land, unsure of the medical facilities available and probably not carrying enough money. The potential financial burden could be vast and worrisome. To avoid this problem, wise travelers are prepared by carrying health insurance coverage.

You can purchase travel insurance with global coverage or coverage for specific countries for a period of five days to three years. There are no age limitations, and both single trip and multiple trips can be covered. Multi-trip coverage includes all of your travel plans. For a nominal increase in the fee, your coverage can include hazardous sports activities. There are some plans in which coverage for children may be free. Decide what type of coverage you require. If you are traveling alone, there is no point in taking out a family policy. If you are not intending to participate in hazardous sports you will not need that coverage. If you have a pre-existing medical condition, it is essential to check that it is covered. If you have a serious pre-existing medical condition, the evacuation policy may be advisable.

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