Travel insurance for Saudi residents

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Need for US visitors health insurance

While there is a small Saudi diaspora in the US, a good number of Saudi Arabians visit the US annually. Given the high cost of medical care in the US, it is important to have good visitor medical insurance while in the USA. Saudi visitors can find excellent visitor health insurance plans at American visitor insurance.

US expats living in Saudi Arabia

Global long term plans are ideal for US expats working and living in Saudi Arabia for the following reasons:
  • Long term coverage (six months to few years).
  • Covers preventive care as well as pre-existing conditions.
  • These plans are not guaranteed, the application is reviewed by the underwriter and approved applications ensure that coverage is guaranteed even for existing ailments if mentioned in the application.
  • Sometimes certain ailments are excluded, or an additional fee is charged for specific coverage.
  • It is ideal for expats and their families who are working outside the US.

Popular tourist destinations in Saudi Arabia

Masjid Al Haram, Mecca

The beautiful Masjid Al Haram, also called as the House of God, is one of the most sacred places in the world.

Masjid Al Nabawi, Medina

Al Masjid Al Nabawi is another beautiful mosque established in the city of Medina built by the Holy Prophet Mohammad With a beautiful green dome structure.

Medain Saleh

Medain Saleh is one of the part and parcel archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia and has royal monument with good description.

Tiran Island

Tiran Island offers snorkling and diving and also private boating facility for tourists.

Saudi Arabia - General information

Saudi Arabia Flag
map  Location

Middle East

house  Capital

Riyadh

language  Language

Arabic

currency  Currency

Saudi Riyal

population  Population

Around 32 million

calendar  Best time to visit

Oct and Mar

map  Vacation spots

Mecca, Medina, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Taif, Khobar, Abha, Madain Saleh, Tabuk, Jubail, Dhahran .

Travelers from Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia is the largest Arab state in land area and is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north and Kuwait to the north east, United Arab Emirates to the east.
  • The population is about 16 million citizens with an additional 9 million registered foreign expats and 2 million illegal immigrants.
  • This is known worldwide as an oil rich country and as one of the wealthier states. Though 70% government revenue is out of oil exports, in recent years other sources of income are contributing to the economy.
  • It receives millions of travelers annually as well as has many Saudi citizens and students traveling to America and Europe. This section of our website is for both Saudi citizens visiting abroad or Americans and Europeans visiting Saudi Arabia for vacation or business.

Travel insurance for Saudi 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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Saudi Arabia visitor travel insurance

Visitor travel insurance plans are designed for international travelers visiting foreign countries. These plans are applicable for Saudi citizens traveling to the US or Europe and for US and European expats visiting or working in Saudi Arabia. Visitor medical insurance can cover the insured for hospitalization, evacuation, repatriation, accidental death and dismemberment. Customers can get free quotes of Saudi visitor medical plan at our website and compare them while buying it online. Call our customer support to know more about policy coverage.

When to visit and weather condition

  • The period between November and February is the best time to visit Saudi Arabia.
  • Temperatures could regularly top 40 Degree Celsius between mid April and October.
  • The humidity is higher in the coastal regions
  • It is cooler all through the year near Asir Mountains and Taif.
  • During winter (December to January) the temperature will be cooler and even can drop to zero overnight.
  • Tourism in Saudi Arabia continues to be characterized by the huge number of visitors who travel throughout the year for religious purposes represented in Umrah and Hajj.
  • Another important factor while traveling to Saudi are the Islamic Holidays. Ramadan is best avoided as it be tough to get food and restaurant hours are kept to minimum.
  • Plan your itinerary while visiting Saudi well in advance to avoid wasting time.

Popular city in Saudi

Riyadh

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Travel tips for Saudi Travelers in USA or Europe

  • America and Europe : We all know that these are the world's most developed nations but is a new culture for Saudi travelers. Learning a bit about the country you are visiting is advisable and to know about some mannerisms, gestures, customs... You can read up online or speak to friends already living there to know about the country you are visiting.
  • Language : Americans and Europeans mostly speak English. There can be slight variation in the accent but if you know English it is easy to communicate. It does not matter if you are not fluent in English, learn a few sentences so as to have a conversation or to get basic information from strangers.
  • Arabic Cuisine : The world has become a global village and in this fast evolving globalised world, you find fusing of cultural norms. You will find Arabic cuisines all over the world. All you have to do is a little research to get contact details and address of the restaurants that serve Arabic cuisine.
  • Sightseeing : Both Europe and America have globally renowned sightseeing destinations. Plan your travel itinerary to visit sightseeing attractions in the state you are visiting. You can easily get maps and travel guide books in the US and Europe.

Travel tips for Americans and Europeans visiting Saudi

  • Religious Pilgrimage : Millions of Muslim travelers from all over the world visit here annually for the annual Haj pilgrimage. Some people visit Saudi alone and others also include the UAE. There are holiday travel insurance plans for international travelers visiting Saudi and it is recommended to buy them and travel out of your country being secure.
  • Cuisines : An English Breakfast and American Sizzlers or any cuisines are available worldwide and are available here as well. You need to locate them using your smartphone app or tourist guide book. The addresses of the restaurants are available online.
  • Medicines : Please ensure that you carry medication if you are allergic to some oil, drink, food... The prescription letter would also help in case of an emergency. If you are suffering from any pre existing disease, you must carry sufficient stock of the medicines given by your doctor.
  • Law and Order : The law and order in Saudi Arabia is applicable to everyone including international tourist. It will be good to know a few things about Saudi law and order to avoid any trouble while visiting Saudi Arabia.

Student insurance for Saudi Arabia students in the US

There are over 50,000 students from Saudi Arabia in the US and they constitute the fourth largest student group after the Chinese, Indian and South Korean student communities. Most of the students from Saudi Arabia are in Undergraduate programs with only a quarter being in graduate programs.

Students from Saudi Arabia should make sure that they have proper student insurance while in the US. While most US universities offer student insurance, the university insurance plans are expensive. We offer affordable international student insurance for Saudi Arabian students while are cheaper while providing comparable insurance coverage.

Statistics

  • International tourist arrivals in Saudi: 190 to 180 million
  • International students mobility in Saudi: 3.5 million
  • People holidaying in Saudi: 5 million approximately
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