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Long term Europe Visa for Non US citizens

Long term Europe Visa for Non US citizens

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. A visit to Europe and a visit to the famous art museums, theatres and plays be it in London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome... is a dream for most American tourists.

Thanks to the strong US Dollar when compared to the relatively weak Euro, traveling to Europe has become cheaper. Thanks also to easily accessible information and technology, people living in the United States can easily plan a vacation to their favorite holiday spots making their dream come true.

Europe Visa also known as Schengen Visa is a 90 day tourist Visa for visiting Schengen countries. This Visa is not required for US passport holders, however some non US nationalities, even if holding a Green Card will need a Schengen Visa depending on their nationality. US residents but holding African and Asian passports invariably need this Visa to visit.

However a Schengen Visa is required for everyone including US citizens for stays more than 90 days in Europe. In any event, even if the Visa is not required, it is prudent to buy good travel health insurance as your domestic US health insurance including Medicare has very little or no insurance coverage outside the United States borders.

Wonder what plan would cover work best in this situation? You are in the right place for Schengen Insurance plan for your long term Visa! Here at American Visitor Insurance we have Schengen Insurance plans that can be purchased for visiting and staying in the Schengen countries. The website provides resourceful information like frequently asked questions, insurance resources and factors to consider while buying an insurance plan. Our customer support will be glad to help you with any questions you may have at 877-340-7910 or email us.

Tips for getting long term Visa for a specific Schengen country:

  • Research which country offers long term Schengen Visa and which works best for your travel and apply for it. Not all countries offer long term Visa.
  • Make sure that you have ample time to collect all your documentation, some countries might need proof of good character which may include from a letter of reference from employer to a clean criminal record.
  • Make an appointment at the country’s consulate. Long term Visa application requires interviews and hence cannot be done via mail.

US travelers to Schengen countries

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the entry of US citizens to European countries were restricted. The borders have been slowly begun to reopen in most Schengen countries. Vaccinated U.S travelers can now visit for non- essential travel to many countries in Europe.

Travelers need to produce a proof of vaccination along fulfilling the Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements. Unvaccinated–U.S travelers are still not allowed for non-essential travel. There are few countries that have still placed a ban on US travelers into the country. Travelers are advised to check for the travel recommendations before planning the trip.

What does Schengen visa travel insurance cover?

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Satisfies Visa requirements

Schengen visa insurance satisfies consulate requirements.
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Doctor visit

Schengen travel insurance covers Doctor visits in case of sudden injury or sickness.
Hospital bed

Medical evacuation

Emergency medical evacuation expenses to nearest available facility if needed.
Hospital Plus

Health care expenses

Covers emergency medical expenses for accidental injury or illness.
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Repat of remains

Offers coverage for repatriation of remains expenses to home country in case of death.
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Pre-existing conditions

Travel insurance offers coverage for acute onset of pre-existing conditions.

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General - FAQ's

What is the best travel insurance Schengen Visa insurance?

There is no single Schengen travel insurance plan which will work best for all travelers to Europe. The best Schengen Visa travel insurance plans will vary from traveler to traveler depending on their unique needs. While some Europe travelers will look for the cheapest Schengen Visa insurance cost specifically to satisfy the Schengen Visa requirements, others will look for the most comprehensive Schengen travel insurance coverage.

The price will be higher if you need health insurance for Europe travelers with pre-existing conditions. It is recommended to compare different low cost Schengen Visa travel insurance plans based on price as well as the different benefits coverage options. Europe travelers should also read different Schengen travel insurance reviews before buying a Schengen Visa travel insurance plan.

How can one buy travel insurance Schengen Visa?

Travelers to Europe applying for the Schengen Visa can buy Schengen Visa travel insurance on American Visitor Insurance. While it ironic to buy travel insurance for Europe on American Visitor insurance, we offer several international travel insurance plans that specifically satisfy Schengen Visa requirements as mandated by Schengen state consulates.

Our compare Schengen Visa insurance quote facility lists a range of cheap travel insurance that satisfy Schengen Visa insurance requirements. After buying the Schengen travel medical insurance on our website travelers can immediately download the required Schengen Visa letter to be used while applying for the Schengen Visa.

How much is the travel insurance for Schengen Visa cost?

The cost for the Schengen Visa travel insurance depends mainly on the age of the traveler and the duration of coverage required. The older the traveler the higher will be the cost. The longer the duration of travel insurance coverage Schengen Visa required, the greater will be the cost for the travel insurance for Schengen Visa.

The Schengen Visa insurance application quote facility on our website lists the travel insurance that satisfy Schengen Visa consulate requirements. You can find the cheapest insurance for schengen Visa on our website.

How to find cheap travel Visa insurance for Europe?

The cheapest Schengen travel insurance is surely dependent on the travelers' requirements. The traveler will have to do research online to find the cheapest travel insurance for schengen Visa based on his or her requirements.

It is advisable to compare cheapest travel medical insurance for Schengen Visa before buying the cheap travel medical insurance for Schengen Visa that satisfies Schengen consulate requirements.

Popular tourist destinations in Europe

Popular tourist destinations in Europe

Porto

Porto

Porto is exceptional in more ways than one and the "Cidade Invicta" (unvanquished city) is history, is architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters and discoveries, will seduce you.

Basel

Basel

Basel is situated in the heart of Europe. A combination of authentic Swiss quality and a multicultural population make this city unmistakably cosmopolitan and innovative.

Rome

Rome

Roma is a can't-miss spot on your trip to Europe. The aroma of fresh Italian cooking wafts through alleys, and historical sites sit at every turn.

Paris

Paris

Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. The city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.

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Schengen insurance for Covid pandemic

Most Schengen countries now have lifted the entry ban for International travelers. Irrespective of different consulate visa requirements, given the health risks involved in international travel and in light of the Covid pandemic and the Ukraine war it is important for all travelers to have the best travel insurance for Europe.

As a result of the surge in the Covid sub-variants, it is very important to have good Schengen Visa travel insurance with Covid19 coverage. Travelers can find the ideal Schengen travel insurance with Covid19 coverage by using the Covid19 Schengen travel insurance compare tool.

Trawick International, WorldTrips, International Medical Group and Seven Corners are the top Schengen visa travel insurance companies offering Covid-19 coverage. Trawick International offers Safe Travels International Insurance and Safe Travels Outbound Insurance which cover covid19 as any sickness. The Safe Travels International Insurance are available for Non US citizens and Non US residents while the Safe Travels Outbound Insurance is available for available for US citizens and US residents.

WorldTrips offer Atlas Travel insurance which includes Covid19 expenses. International Medical Group (IMG) offers Patriot International Lite insurance for Covid19 coverage. Seven Corners offers Travel Medical Plus Insurance which includes coverage for Covid19 sickness. These plans also offer Schengen visa letter specifying that they insure Covid19 as any other sickness. The visa letter can also be translated to different languages as requested.

Trawick
Trawick International offers Schengen visa travel insurance with coronavirus coverage. This travel insurance satisfies Schengen visa requirements.
  • International travelers traveling outside their home country not to the USA.
  • Coverage for accommodations due to a covered Trip Delay $2,000/$150 per person per day (12 hours) is included in the basic coverage.
  • Optional Quarantine Benefit Upgrade at additional price Trip Delay Max Upgrade - including Accommodations (12 Hours) $4000 ($300/day) or $7000 ($500 per day).
  • US Citizens and US residents traveling outside the United States
  • This plan is available for a US Citizens and US residents traveling outside the United States
  • Coverage for accommodations due to a covered Trip Delay $2,000/$150 per person per day (6 hours or more) is included in the basic coverage.
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Seven Corners offers Travel Medical Plus Insurance with coverage for Covid19 sickness. It satisfies Schengen visa requirements with $0 deductible
  • Available for both US citizens and non US Citizens traveling to Europe up to 65 years.
WorldTrips
WorldTrips Atlas travel insurance with coronavirus coverage will cover eligible medical expenses resulting from COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2. Satisfy Schengen visa requirements
  • Available for both US and Non US citizens at moderate price with required benefits.
  • Available for both US and Non US citizens at affordable price with premium benefits.
  • Available for both US and Non US citizens at affordable price with fewer benefits
IMG
Patriot International Lite Insurance from International Medical Group (IMG) offers coverage for COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 as any other Illness or Injury.
  • Coverage for travelers traveling outside their home country whose destination excludes the U.S. and its territories.
  • Travel SE plan offers Coverage for accommodations due to a covered Trip Delay $2,000/$125 per person per day is included in the basic coverage.
  • Travel LX plan offers Coverage for accommodations due to a covered Trip Delay $2,500/$250 per person per day is included in the basic coverage.

US visitors insurance providers

You can find reliable US insurance providers like International Medical Group(IMG), Seven Corners, WorldTrips, Global Underwriters, Travel Insure, GeoBlue, HTH Worldwide and INF insurance.

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