US travel insurance for China and Chinese international travelers

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China travel insurance for the US

Over three million Chinese tourists visit the United States annually. This number has been increasing dramatically and is expected to reach 4.5 million by 2022. The large Chinese community in the US retains strong ties with family and friends who visit them from China often. Chinese tourists are also hugely attracted to the glitz and glamour of American cities like New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.

Chinese tourists to the US should however take care to buy proper US visitor medical insurance given the high cost of health care for visitors here. US travel insurance works best in the US as opposed to travel insurance by other international providers. This is particularly true as the US healthcare system is familiar with these US travel insurance plans and work well within the US hospital network. At American Visitor Insurance, we offer excellent US travel medical insurance options for visitors of all ages including older travellers, visitors with pre-existing medical ailments, pregnant tourists, children and students.
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Travel insurance for China residents visiting Schengen countries in Europe

The European consulates that are part of the Schengen treaty (Spain, France, Italy, Germany, ....) insist on adequate travel medical insurance for Filipino nationals who are visiting any of the Schengen countries. Nationalities who require Schengen visa.
We offer several travel insurance plans that satisfy Schengen visa consulate requirements:
  • Medical coverage of at least 30,000 Euros (about $50,000 USD)
  • A repatriation benefit.
  • An emergency medical evacuation benefit.
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What is the best travel insurance for China ?

This is a great question and we strive to answer this question to the best of our ability. Given the different needs of different travelers there is not one policy that is always best for everyone. If you are a traveler with concerns about a pre-existing medical condition that cause an emergency, then you will be looking at different plans when compared to someone without a life-threatening pre-existing condition. We endeavor to give our clients as much information as possible so they can find the China travel insurance plan that is best. If you want more guidance, our licensed agents are here to help you with your choice!

How do I file a travel insurance China claim ?

The China travel insurance claim can be filed by submitting the scanned copy of the hospital bill and receipts to the insurance company over the email along with the completed claim form. The customer gets the money reimbursed from the insurance company after they receive the bill. If the hospital provider and insurance company agree for the direct billing, then the doctor's provider can directly send the bill to the insurance company and they can pay the money directly to the doctor. More details

Do I need travel insurance for China visa?

The healthcare costs in China is expensive and it is important to buy best travel insurance to China. This is true for both US as well as international travelers visiting China. Even though it might not compulsory to have travel health insurance while visiting China, it is nonetheless very important to buy good short term medical insurance for China visitors to insure oneself against being forced to pay for healthcare facilities while on a vacation. Customers can compare and find cheap travel insurance for China and buy the most appropriate plan for their needs.

Popular tourist destinations in China

The Terracotta Army in Xi'an
The Terracotta Army in Xi'an

The Terracotta Army has laid underground for more than 2,000 years and one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world. In 1987 it became World Cultural Heritage.

The Li River in Guilin
The Li River in Guilin

The river landscape is decorated with startling hills, steep cliffs, and farming villages, and is lined with bamboo groves.

Giant Pandas in Chengdu
Giant Pandas in Chengdu

There are three places you can see pandas close up: Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, Dujiangyan Panda Valley, and Bifengxia Panda Base.

Potala Palace
Potala Palace

The palace is widely known for the precious sculptures, murals, scriptures, Buddhist statues, antiques, and religious jewelry housed within.

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China - General information

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map  Location

East Asia

house  Capital


language  Language

Mandarin Chinese

currency  Currency


population  Population

Around 138 crores

calendar  Best time to visit

Apr, May, Sep, Oct

map  Vacation spots

Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Zhangjiajie, Yangshuo County, Lijiang.

Popular tourist destination cities in China

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Travel Insurance for US tourists visiting China

China's rapid economic growth and its openness to the outside world has make China increasingly becoming popular with US and European travelers making it the third most visited nation globally. Over 2 million US citizens visit China annually. China has much to offer international tourists starting with the capital Beijing which has the Great wall, Tiananmen square and the Forbidden city. Shanghai with its rich history and modern new landscape, Xian for its Terracotta soldiers and Guilin for its Karst topography are other popular destinations. Chengdu is known for its Panda sanctuaries, the big cities of Chongqing and Guangzhou are increasingly popular and so are cruises along the Yangtze river. Other newly popular destinations include Sanya, the southernmost tip of China located on the Hainan Island and is popularly known as "Hawaii of China". Stunning white sand beaches and shimmering blue waters are main reasons to visit this place.

International tourists visiting China should however be cautious while visiting the country. The food and weather are very different from Europe and the United States and can take a toll on one’s health. Since US domestic insurance and Medicare provides little to no coverage outside the United States, it is important for international travelers to buy best travel insurance for China. Travel insurance for US citizens visiting China will cover medical expenses. At American Visitor Insurance, international travelers can compare popular international travel medical insurance plans and buy a plan that best suits their specific needs and budget. Compare and buy best travel medical insurance for China.

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Special Group Rates for Chinese Travelers visiting USA

More and more groups are making the long trip to visit us here in the US! Welcome! Be aware that if you have a group of five or more, you can get special discounted rates for your group. Group plans can include coverage for a chaperone, chaperone replacement, and other benefits. If you have very large groups (100+), our friendly agents can help get an even more competitive quote from the companies we work with. We have experience in helping groups get the insurance coverage they need and would be happy to help you make this part of your trip planning as easy as possible. Feel free to call +1-(877)-340-7910 or email us with any questions you may have!
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Travel Health Insurance Coverage for expats living in China

Global plans have the following advantages:
  • Our Global plans provide excellent coverage for all age groups
  • These plans work both in the US and in China
  • These plans can provide cover for preventive care and pre-existing conditions
  • Though expensive, this is quality coverage anywhere in the world

Insurance for Chinese students in the US

There are currently over 350,000 Chinese students in the US, and China is the country which sends the largest number of international students to USA. Chinese students constitute over 32% of all international students studying in USA. About 40% of Chinese students are in undergraduate programs while about 35% are graduate students.

It is important for Chinese students to have good student medical insurance while in the US. While most universities offer college insurance, the plans that we offer are more affordable when compared to University plans while providing comparable benefits. International students can make an informed decision regarding Student insurance for Chinese students by comparing different student insurance plans.
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