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Diplomat America Comprehensive Insurance plan

Trip The international travel health Insurance industry has grown hugely thanks to the growing number of visitors to the US and US residents traveling overseas. Travelers of all ages travel internationally, be it for business, vacation, higher education, visiting family or simply exploring a different part of the globe…There are several US insurance providers who offer comprehensive travel health insurance plans online which makes it easy for visitors to buy the plan quickly.



JUN 09   No Comments

Visit USA Health Care visitor insurance plan

health In today’s global village people travel overseas and to different corners of the globe for different reasons. In this context, it is common to see people of different age groups traveling to the United States. One of the most important things that they should be concerned is that of health insurance, commonly known as visitor medical insurance or travel health insurance as healthcare in the US is very expensive. Paying out of one’s pocket even for a minor medical expense is unimaginable for a visitor who is visiting from another country and is new to the US and its culture and lifestyle. One never knows what can happen while you are outside your home country.

JUN 09   No Comments

Liaison Continent plan from Seven Corners

miami During the summer months is when people travel overseas, in particular those who are visiting the United States and are unaccustomed to the cold American winters. Traveling outside your home country is not easy unless you are thoroughly prepared with all the required paperwork and planned your travel itinerary well. However what is often overlooked is travel insurance, remember, wherever you travel overseas your health insurance does not follow you abroad and is usually not valid in a foreign country. This is why you need to research and buy proper international travel health insurance which provides coverage in your travel destination.

MAY 22   No Comments

Atlas America travel insurance plan by Tokiomarine HCC (formerly HCCMIS)

boston Traveling outside your home country is very common now in today’s global village. People travel overseas as many have their children and families living in different countries including the US whom they visit, people also travel for their education and skill development, career prospects and work, last but not the least, people travel on vacations to explore new lands. Travel Insurance or travek health Insurance or Visitor Health Insurance is very important along with other important items one might consider. When it comes to travel insurance the health insurance that you might have in your home country is not of any use while outside your home country.

MAY 10   No Comments

Visitor Secure Insurance from Tokiomarine HCC

Visitors Traveling outside your home country is a novel experience to a lot of travellers especially if they are visiting their son or daughter in another country who has been overseas for some time. People might just want to visit their family abroad whom they have not met in a long time or they might just want to vacation outside their home country.
To make their visit memorable, it is important to ensure that all of their documentation is complete and that they have all that they need while they are outside their home country. Travel health Insurance commonly known as Travel Insurance or Visitor Insurance is one such high priority item that will put the traveller at ease, and something that he/she can rely in case of any medical emergency while in a foreign country.

MAY 05   No Comments

Patriot America Plus – Popular travel insurance with pre-existing condition coverage by International Medical Group

pre-existing Travel to another country can involve paperwork for passports and visa. Very important amongst all this is travel health insurance or visitor health insurance, however travel insurance can be purchased with ease online. The absence of adequate travel health insurance can make your trip a nightmare while having one can make your trip an enjoyable experience. One never knows when a medical condition can occur while you are outside your home country in a new place, new people, new culture.

MAY 02   No Comments

Visitors Care plan from International Medical Group (IMG)

Senior Travel health insurance protects one in the event of unexpected illness or injury while traveling outside the country. It is a great opportunity to travel internationally but at the same time to make our travel and stay in an outside country an enjoyable and memorable experience purchasing travel health insurance is very essential. International Medical Group (IMG) provides several travel medical insurance plans or visitor insurance plans classified broadly into 2 kinds namely Fixed and Comprehensive. Let’s learn about the Visitors Care Fixed plan of IMG in more detail.

APRIL 25   No Comments

Health Insurance for Adventure Sports

trip-insurance It is very common that we have customers who want to take part in adventure sports either as an unorganized activity just for the thrill of it, or as an organized event. People travel from different parts of the world to participate in these activities. Whether it is a sports activity for fun and thrill or an organized event, the most important issue to be highlighted is the need for travel insurance with sports coverage .There are various travel/health insurance plans that provide coverage for adventure sports activities but there might be some activities which these plans do not cover.

APRIL 13   No Comments

Safe Travels Primary and Secondary International Travel Health Insurance

trip-insurance Health Insurance is one of the high priority items when it comes to travel outside of the home country. There are many health insurance companies which provide short term insurance for foreign nationals during their stay in the US or outside their home countries. Having health insurance is a good thing but what if a person has two plans? Does it mean they are covered for double the coverage in terms of benefits? Not exactly, but having two health insurance plans does help to cover the medical expenses better through co-ordination of benefits provision. You might be thinking that why there is need to buy two plans when we can have one plan and get the necessary coverage.

APRIL 04   No Comments

Travel Health insurance coverage for emergency medical evacuation

plan maximum Travel health insurance which includes medical evacuation is a high priority and should be considered before traveling overseas, especially to countries where health care outside the big cities is patchy. A review of available travel insurance options is an important part of any pre travel consultation. Medical care overseas for medical emergencies might involve paying through cash or credit card at the point of service and this could be a large out of pocket expense in thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.

MARCH 17   No Comments

Travel insurance plan maximum

plan maximum More than a billion people currently live outside the country of their birth. People are living and working outside their home countries in numbers like never before. All of this results in people travelling outside international borders regularly for reasons like education, vacation, business, visiting family members... As a consequence of this regular travel, there is a tremendous need for the health insurance industry to provide travel health insurance for international travellers. There are numerous American travel health insurance providers selling health insurance plans for international travellers. However, there are many terminologies that we come across while choosing a plan for us which can be confusing for people outside the insurance industry.

MARCH 16   No Comments

Insuring Your Travel Investment

Trip Greetings, fellow travelers! I recently purchased a trip insurance policy for myself and researched all the available options on our site here at American Visitor Insurance. I thought I would share my results with you all to give some insight on these plans, their purpose and what to look for. Firstly, you may ask: Why purchase a trip insurance policy? What is the difference between these and travel health insurance? Well, a trip insurance policy allows you to insure a value which you paid for the trip. You purchase the policy in advance and then, should something happen to prevent you from going on your trip, you would get your money back that you would have lost since you were not able to go on your trip.

MARCH 13   No Comments

Co-insurance and Deductible – factors which determine your travel insurance costs

deductible and coinsurance Health Insurance is now an integral requirement for international travel, and given the myriad options available online it is not an easy decision. However, it is important to take care of this before you travel as healthcare and medical help is very expensive in foreign nations and your domestic health insurance plans travel with you overseas. There are many private insurance companies who offer visitor insurance also commonly known as visitor medical insurance. With so many choices of plans online, it gets a little tricky to select the right plan for your specific situation and needs.

MARCH 03   No Comments

Health Insurance for new baby born in US

new born People come to US on various purposes like research, higher education, business, vacation, job, visiting family... There are times when people come on visas like J1, F1…with their spouses on J2 and F2 accompanying them to the US. Normally the J1 and F1 holders who are the primary holders get health insurance coverage from the University or School that they are enrolled in. Sometimes they go in search of private health insurance plans which satisfy the requirements of the University/School and any insurance needs of the visa that they hold.

FEBRUARY 27   No Comments

Trip Insurance vs Travel Medical vs Global Medical Insurance

trip Confused whether you need to buy Trip Insurance or Travel medical insurance or long term Global health insurance? If you have planned an expensive trip or a cruise vacation and want to ensure that your trip expenses are insured, then you should buy Trip Protection insurance. Trip protection insurance is also commonly known as travel insurance or trip cancellation insurance. This insurance comes into play should your trip be cancelled or interrupted for any reason, then this insurance will reimburse the eligible pre-paid and the non-refundable portions of the trip.

FEBRUARY 15   No Comments

Greater Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions for Older Travelers!

senior Here at American Visitor Insurance we are always striving to get you the best options possible for your travels or for your visitors! We recently added a new policy to our line up and we'd like to introduce you to it! We have teamed up with Trawick International to offer a new array of traveler and student plans. One of their policies we find quite note-worthy since it offers the highest coverage for pre-existing conditions that we have found for persons over 70 years of age. Their policy called, Safe Travels USA Comprehensive, is for non-US citizens visiting the United States.

JANUARY 31   No Comments

Resourceful features to understand Visitor medical insurance

Features Every year people from all corners of the globe visit the United States just as Americans travel overseas. The reason for international travel can vary such as for business, vacation, visiting family and friends, education, research… However what is often overlooked but is actually extremely important is international travel insurance. Travel health insurance is also popularly known as visitor medical insurance or simply visitor insurance.

JANUARY 31   No Comments

Is there a baby on the way? Congratulations!

pregnancy Spring feels just around the corner when I get call after call asking questions about insurance to cover maternity costs. It warms my heart a bit and makes the cold of winter a little easier to bear! Since many companies have recently cut or reduced their coverage for maternity, I thought it timely to write something on this topic! Since we focus on short term policies on our website, I'll start with those, but in this case, the best coverage comes from long term, international plans which I will list at the end.

JANUARY 16   No Comments

Snowbirds travel insurance for Canadians

florida There are about 500,000 Canadians who escape the harsh winter and head South to the United States. These Canadian snowbirds specifically come to the states Florida, Arizona, Texas, Hawaii and California which are considered the top 5 snowbird destinations. We all know of the very expensive health care system in the US. Should you fall ill or get injured, the out of pocket medical expenses can be financially crippling if you do not have sufficient travel medical insurance or travel health insurance.

JANUARY 12   No Comments

Study USA student health insurance

student To study in a foreign country you must make sure that you have adequate health insurance. This is to cover your medical expenses that can be a nightmare in the absence of a student health insurance plan. You need a reliable health insurance plan that can give you adequate coverage and benefit options according to your requirements. Study USA plan offered by Travel Insurance Services provides medical coverage with excellent network of health care providers and satisfies the basic University requirements for International students.

DECEMBER 30   No Comments

Patriot Exchange student health insurance

student Patriot Exchange student insurance is offered by the International Medical Group (IMG) and is designed for students participating in educational and cultural exchange programs abroad. This is a per injury sickness plan and satisfies the US J1 Visa requirements. This plan has a policy maximum of $50,000, $100,000, $250,000 and $500,000. The plan has a deductible of $100. Repatriation available for $25,000 and medical evacuation of $50,000 for exchange visitor to his or her home country.

DECEMBER 29   No Comments

US Students studying abroad

student Studying abroad is a very positive experience, something all students will look back with very fond memories. Studying abroad is a wonderful opportunity to experience a new culture and learn a new local language and new traditions which along with the college education adds to the memorable experience. If you are a person who loves to explore and visit new places and know about the history and culture and conduct research of any sort then this can be your dream come true!

DECEMBER 21   No Comments

International Students studying in USA

student The United States has the world’s largest international student population. There are over 800,000 students coming to US for their higher education and to broaden their life experience in the US. About 31% of the total international student population is from China and about 16% is from India. The rest of the population is spread out between students coming from Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, Japan, Mexico... This number has been growing every year.

DECEMBER 20   No Comments

Student Secure insurance for International Students

student The American Health Care system is one of the best but also among the most expensive systems in the world. Health Care for even a minor illness or accident can cost tens of thousands of dollars. One of the high priority requirements for international students is to get quality health care while they study in the US. Most colleges and Universities in US offer general health insurance for international students in which the coverage varies from basic medical care for minor sickness or injury to major sophisticated multi doctor primary care centers, X-rays, lab tests, prescription drugs...

DECEMBER 14   No Comments

Student Health Advantage plan for students

student One of the important high priority things to students coming to the US is health insurance plan to cover them in US during their stay in the US. International students from outside come to study in a number of US Universities on F1 Visa. Sometimes we have the F2 Visa holder who is the spouse of F1 accompany their spouse to the US. The catch is to find the right insurance plan that fulfills their needs and satisfies any University requirement that is mandatory.

DECEMBER 13   No Comments

Brexit and Dollar appreciation

europe Americans continue to travel around the world in very large numbers. Despite recent acts of terrorism in different parts of the world and increasing violence in tourist spots, people enjoy traveling overseas. Thanks to the internet, and ease of buying airline tickets and hotel reservations, savvy travellers even change their travel plans on short notice based on sudden changes and varying exchange rates.



DECEMBER 02   No Comments

Buying Insurance for Schengen Visa

europe I know that our website name is "American Visitor Insurance", but we actually serve a wide array of travelers. You do not need to be anywhere near the US borders to use our insurance! In particular, we have many customers from across many seas who use our website to purchase insurance to meet Schengen visa insurance requirements.



DECEMBER 02   No Comments

Insurance for US citizens traveling to Europe

europe When it comes to international travel, there are more places to visit than ever before! Europe however remains one of the favorite destinations for Americans. Many Americans have their roots in Europe, and would like to visit the land of their ancestors. Europe remains a hot destination for several different reasons such as it history, culture, diverse culinary choices, wine, beaches to name a few. This range of options attracts tourists with eclectic tastes.



NOVEMBER 30   No Comments

Senior citizens and health insurance for visiting US

senior Are you looking for a travel health insurance for an older traveller? A senior citizen who is in his/her late 70s to visit the United States? Then you will find the following information useful and helpful for your situation.

NOVEMBER 9   No Comments

Travel insurance for US citizens residing abroad and visiting the USA

health International Travel Insurance plans are normally for people traveling outside their home country. There are US citizens who are residing outside the USA and visit US for short durations visiting family, for holidays, business, during Christmas and Thanksgiving holidays or other similar occasions.



OCTOBER 19   No Comments

Global Medical insurance policies for pregnancy and maternity

health People from foreign nations visit the US for different reasons be it a vacation, spending time with kids and grandchildren, education, work, research, sporting activities and more. It is obvious that they need good medical insurance to cover them for any new sickness and injury that they might encounter during their stay in the US.



OCTOBER 17   No Comments

Hurricane Matthew: Significance of visitor medical insurance

health The poor nation of Haiti and the United States was recently lashed by hurricane Matthew. The hurricane which reached the category 5 Atlantic hurricane is the most powerful hurricane since hurricane Felix in 2007. In Haiti this hurricane resulted in more than 800 deaths.

OCTOBER 13   No Comments

Long term Europe Visa for Non US citizens

Health European countries such as France, Switzerland… are very big tourist attractions for people all around the world, particularly so for US citizens, most of whom have roots in Europe. Europe is attractive for Americans to explore their roots, get an insight into the rich European history and culture.



SEPTEMBER 16   No Comments

F1 and F2 Visa information

Health The F1 Visa is issued for full time students enrolled in any University in the US, college, high school, private elementary school, seminary, conservatory or a language training program in the US. For any dependents like unmarried children under age 21 or the spouse who accompany F1 Visa holder will be issued F2 Visa during their stay here in the US.



SEPTEMBER 08   No Comments

Visitor Health Insurance for travellers with Diabetes as a pre-existing condition

Health Diabetes commonly referred by doctors with the medical terminology Diabetes Mellitus is a disease where the person has high blood sugar level either due to body’s inability to produce adequate insulin or the body cells do not respond to insulin properly. Initial symptoms include frequent urination, increase in thirst and hunger.

SEPTEMBER 01   No Comments

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