Medical insurance abroad: why it is needed and how you can save
One of the stages of preparation for a trip abroad is the purchase of medical insurance. Many countries require foreign tourists, and Ukrainians in particular, to have insurance policies. Learn more about the benefits of health insurance and how much you can save by purchasing a policy
Medical insurance is a document that can greatly simplify life in many unpredictable situations abroad. The policy is mandatory for obtaining a visa or residence permit in most countries of the world. Travelers with children will also need the appropriate type of insurance when planning an extreme vacation and visiting countries with a high risk of insurance accidents.
And although according to the rules of visa-free travel to the countries of the Schengen zone, a Ukrainian needs only a passport, it is worth considering that the presence of a medical insurance policy abroad is a guarantee for the tourist that he will receive the necessary help.
Feel at home in any country in the world! Protect yourself from unforeseen expenses and situations during your trip by taking out reliable insurance.
How much can you save with health insurance?
Most countries provide medical care to non-residents on a paid basis and it is very expensive. For example, an appointment with a therapist in EU countries starts from 30 euros, in Israel - from 60 euros, and calling an ambulance in emergency situations will cost at least 600 euros.
Even a simple cold can hit a Ukrainian's wallet hard, because in many countries of the world, medicine can be bought at a pharmacy only with a prescription, and in order to get it, you need to visit a doctor.
In addition, free medical care is provided in some countries for Ukrainians who have received temporary protection, but it is quite limited and it is often necessary to wait weeks for an appointment with a specialist.
What are the benefits of health insurance?
If you do not have medical insurance, you will have to organize your own treatment and pay for all medical services provided. Also, the insurance policy can speed up the receipt of assistance:
A visit to the doctor without queues - in order to get to the doctor, an uninsured patient must stand in line. Sometimes you have to wait for an appointment for several weeks or even months. Having insurance will allow you to get to the doctor much faster.
Remote consultations are the best way to quickly receive qualified medical care. They are paid, but health insurance holders will be reimbursed by the insurance company.
What does health insurance include?
The basic package of services includes assistance in emergency situations, transportation to a medical facility, outpatient and inpatient care. You can also add many additional options to it, which will make your policy a truly useful document: luggage insurance, programs for sports and active recreation, insurance in case of trip failure, insuring your property for the period of absence, etc.
Where to buy health insurance?
For the safest trips, you should buy insurance policies only from verified agents. On the Visit World portal, you can purchase reliable insurance that has many advantages: packages for entering any country in the world, payment guarantee, online payment, a reliable policy in your mail in just a few minutes.
Just choose the most suitable options for the specifics of your trip, travel safely and save money at the same time.
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