Travel insurance for Israel or for Israelis traveling to the US or Europe

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Best travel insurance for Israel

Travel insurance to Israel

Over half a million US citizens visit Israel annually. This journey to Israel is hugely significant for many American Jews both as a religious as well as cultural experience. Israel also has myriad historical, cultural and religious sites, beautiful beach resorts and archaeological sites to attract tourists in large numbers. It is however important to have the correct insurance coverage while you are outside the United States. The following are different insurance segments that we offer coverage. Please select the most appropriate coverage for your needs. Compare and buy best travel medical insurance for US citizens travelling to Israel online!

What is the best Israel travel insurance?

This is a great question and American Visitor Insurance strives to answer this question for our visitors. Given the unique needs of different travelers there is not one policy that is always best travel insurance for Israel for everyone in their situation. 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 than someone without a life-threatening pre-existing condition. We endeavor to give our clients as much information as possible so they can find the best Israel travel insurance plan. If you want some more guidance, our licensed agents are here to help you with your choice!

How do I file a travel insurance Israel claim ?

The 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

How much does Israel travel insurance cost?

The cost for the travel health insurance for Israel varies depending on the age of the traveler and the duration of coverage required. The older the traveler the higher is the cost. The longer the duration of Israel travel insurance required, the greater will be the cost. Our travel insurance for Israel trip quote facility lists the best travel medical insurance for Israel based on price and benefit details.

Eilat – Diving paradise

Eilat at the southern tip of Israel is a very popular tourist destination and is acknowledged to be as one of the prime diving locations in the world. Eilat is located in the Gulf of Aqaba with pristine coral reef's and numerous varieties of neon fish, sharks and stingrays. Tourists earlier had to either get a charter flight from Tel Aviv or take the dusty drive through the Negev Desert. However with the opening of Ramon Airport in 2019, international tourists will have a direct flights from Munich, Frankfurt, Prague, London and across Europe.

Popular tourist destinations in Israel

 Bahai Shrine and Garden
Baha'i Shrine and Garden

It contains the tomb of Iranian Mirza Al Mohammed, who declared himself "Bab" ("gateway" to God) in 1844 and founded the Baha'i faith.


Nazareth is one of the main pilgrimage destinations where the Annunciation took place, and where Jesus Christ was brought up.

Dead Sea
Dead Sea

Dead Sea is the mineral-rich and overly salty sea where no one can sink.

Mar Saba Monastery
Mar Saba Monastery

It is an architectural marvel of the Byzantine age. Although female travelers are not allowed to actually enter the monastery.

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Israel - General information

Israel Flag
map  Location

Middle East

house  Capital


language  Language

Hebrew, Arabic

currency  Currency

Israeli New Shekel

population  Population

Around 9 million

calendar  Best time to visit

apr, May, Sep, Oct

map  Vacation spots

Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dead Sea, Eilat, Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Haifa, Tiberians, Jaffa, Acre, Caesarea, Safed.

Top Jewish pilgrimage sites in Israel

The Western Wall
The Western Wall

Popularly known as the Wailing Wall or the Kotel, the Western Wall is perhaps Judaism’s most sacred site. It is a part of the retaining wall of the Temple Mount where the Temple stood for nearly 1000 years.

The Tower of David

The Tower of David, also known as the Jerusalem Citadel, with archaeological excavations that have revealed 2,000 years of history. The Tower of David Museum displays history of Jerusalem from ancient times to the modern day.

Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem

This is a memorial for victims of the Holocaust and includes displays of ghettoes, concentration camps, the Jewish response and the famous Hall of Names.

The Hurva Synagogue
The Hurva Synagogue

The Hurva Synagogue also called the Ruin Synagogue, was initially built in the 18th century at the center of the Jewish quarter by disciples of Rabi Yehudah he-Hasid.

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Travel insurance Israel resources

International travel insurance resources for Israel visa holders.

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Factors for travel insurance Israel online

Important factors while deciding on the best travel insurance to Israel.

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Types of Israel travel insurance online

Understanding different types of Israel visa travel insurance options.

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Claims Procedure

Israel travel insurance Claims Procedure

Israel travel insurance online claims process for getting medical care in a hospital.

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Does Medicare cover medical costs for US citizens travelling to Israel?

Travel insurance plans for older US citizens with Medicare coverage

US senior citizens with Medicare need international travel insurance as Medicare offers limited or no coverage outside USA. Travelling overseas involves risks especially for older travelers and costs of medical evacuation and health care outside the United States is expensive. Buying Medicare Supplemental international Travel insurance coverage for older US travelers is strongly recommended.


Travel health insurance for older US travelers (65+ years) visiting Israel

It is wonderful to see so many older Americans traveling to Israel. However while visiting Israel is exciting, US citizens should realise that Medicare and its supplements provide very little coverage outside US borders. There is a travel health insurance plan specifically designed for older American travelers. Indianapolis based International Medical Group (IMG) offers GlobeHopper Senior as an affordable overseas travel medical insurance option for US citizens and US permanent residents 65 years and older. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is available either as the GlobeHopper Single-Trip plan for coverage from 5 days to 365 days, or as a GlobeHopper Multi-trip plan which covers 12 months with a maximum of 30 days per each overseas trip. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is very popular since it provides coverage of $1 million up to the age of 79 years and $100,000 for travelers more than 80 years old. The plan includes $2,500 cover for sudden unexpected recurrence of a pre-existing condition and $25,000 for emergency medical evacuation.
Europe Travel Insurance

Israel residents visiting Europe

Travel Insurance is mandatory while applying for the Schengen visa which allows you to travel to 26 countries in Europe. The Schengen state consulates have guidelines for the insurance which satisfy visa requirements. Coverage for emergency cases, hospital stays, evacuation is a minimum requirement that can put your mind at ease when you are in a foreign country with many unknown factors related to medical affairs of that country. We have several plans for people all over the world visiting European countries which satisfy Schengen visa requirements.

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