Travel Insurance for Austria, Austrian visa travel insurance

Procedure to get the Visa letter for Austria(Schengen Visa) consulate

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Austrian Visa Requirements
  • A medical maximum of at least 30,000 Euro (the equivalent being about $50,000 USD) with coverage for accidents, sudden illness for the entire length of stay.
  • A repatriation benefit.
  • An emergency medical evacuation benefit.
  • The insurance provider must have an office in Europe.
It may seem odd to buy travel insurance for visiting Austria from a website called Americanvisitorinsurance.com. While we provide insurance for visiting USA, we also offer plans that are specially designed by US insurers to satisfy Austrian visa requirements.

Vacationing in Austria and the need for travel insurance

Austria, the small mountainous nation is the heart of Europe with a population of less than 9 million attracts over 20 million tourists annually. The tourist numbers are no surprise given that its capital is the charming Vienna. Among Vienna's many attractions are its Cathedrals, the wine pubs and very many regular Waltz musical events. It is no wonder that the Vienna city center is a UNESCO world heritage site. Beyond Vienna, the other Austrian tourist destinations include Salzburg which is the birthplace of Mozart, the town of Innsbruck which is in the Alps and is the capital of Tyrol, and the Danube valley famous also for its vineyards.

While vacationing in Austria is always memorable, American and international tourists should be sure to buy good international travel insurance. Americans should note that their domestic US health insurance plans including Medicare insurance offers very little coverage in Europe. International tourists should be aware that traveling outside one’s familiar environment always has some risk involved and it is prudent to buy good travel medical insurance. Travel insurance will ensure that your Austrian holiday is not spoilt in the event of any adverse medical or logistical problem. Good travel health insurance can be the difference between a wonderful holiday and a bad experience. At American Visitor Insurance, we work with well-known US insurance companies to offer a wide gamut of international travel insurance plans. International travelers to Austria can compare different travel insurance plans using our quote comparison tool and make an informed decision. Compare travel medical insurance plans to select the best plan for your specific needs.
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Available from client zone
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase

#1  Policy Maximum is the maximum eligible medical expenses that the plan will cover.

#2  Deductible is the amount of expenses that must be paid out of pocket before an insurer will pay any expenses.

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Long term Europe Visa Insurance
US citizens who want to stay in any of the 25 Schengen countries for more than 90 days in a 180 day period need a Long Stay Visa. One of the requirements for this visa is proof of medical insurance with medical expenses coverage up to €30,000 (or the equivalent in US dollars) which is valid during the whole stay in the Schengen countries. The insurance company should provide a visa letter stating coverage amounts for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation while in Europe (or 'unlimited' if there is no limit of coverage).

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Travel insurance for residents of Austria visiting the USA

Health care in the US while very sophisticated is also very expensive. It is therefore prudent to buy proper visitor health insurance while visiting the US. Austrians travelling to the USA should buy travel insurance as US domestic health insurance is not available to visitors and most regular health insurance plans will not cover travellers outside their home nation. Tourists can review the different factors to consider before buying travel insurance to make an informed decision.

Popular tourist destinations in Austria

Hallstatt

The Hallstätter See is an amazing mountain lake in Austria's Salzkammergut region. It is at the northern foot of the mighty Dachstein mountain range.

Innsbruck

Innsbruck in Western Austria is another charming town and of late is known for the Salman Khan starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’. Indians are among Innsbruck’s top visitors.

Salzburg

Salzburg which is at the heart of the Austrian Alps is known for being the birthplace of legendary composer Amadeus Mozart.

Vienna

The charming Austian capital city Vienna is renowned for its cultural events, musical concerts, imperial sights, theatre, coffee houses and wine taverns.

Austria - General information

Austria  Flag
map  Location

Central Europe

house  Capital

Vienna

calendar  Best time to visit

June and August

currency  Currency

Euro

population  Population

Around 9 million

language  Language

German, Hungarian, Slovene, Burgenland Croatia

map  Vacation spots

Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Kitzbuhel, Graz, Linz, Baden, Saint Anton, Bregenz, Velden, Wels.


Tourist information about Austria

Austrian Visa Information
  • Travelers to Austria require the Schengen visa which tourists of different nationalities can apply in their home country by submitting the application to the local Austrian Embassy.
  • It usually takes 15 days to be issued the schengen visa for visiting Austria.
  • The plans available here are applicable for
    • Schengen Visa A (Airport Transit Visa)
    • Visa B (Transit Visa)
    • Visa C (Travel Visa)
    • Visa D (Long Stay Visa)
Passport
Travelers are expected to have unused pages on the visa section while visiting Austria or any foreign country. These pages will be utilized for any stamps on arrival or departure. Do also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 90 days after your travel dates.
When to visit
The best time to visit Austria is from middle of the December through March.
Vacation Spots
Some of the top vacation spots in Austria are Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Kitzbuhel, Graz, Linz, Baden, Saint Anton, Bregenz, Velden, Wels, Kaprun, Villach...
Cuisines
Schweinsbraten (Roast Pork), Beiried (Roastbeef), Bratwurst (Fried Sausage), Burenwurst (Boer Sausage), Cordon Bleu, Fleischbrot (Meat Bread), Fleischlaibchen, Gebackene Champignons (Baked Mushrooms),Grillhendl (Grilled Chicken), Grillteller Gulasch (Goulash), Jause (Cold Snack), Kasekrainer (Cheese Sausage), Palatschinken (Pancake),Punschkrapfen (Punch Doughnut) Schweinefilet (Pork Fillet), Seelachs Filet (Coal Fish Fillet), Wiener Schnitzel (Viennese Schnitzel), Eierspeise Berner Wurstel (Berner Sausages).
Languages
Some of the language spoken majority in Austria are German, Alemannic and Austro-Bavarian. Other Minority languages are Turkish, Serbian, Burgenland Croatian, Hungarian, Bosnian and Slovene.

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