Travel Insurance for Denmark, Danish visa travel insurance

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

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Danish 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.
Travelers to Denmark might feel strange buying insurance from, however while we offer insurance for travel to US, we also offer plans designed by US insurers to satisfy insurance requirements of Europe and meet Schengen Visa requirements.

Denmark, the Scandinavian country often ranked as the happiest in the world

The World Happiness Report frequently ranks Denmark's population as the happiest in the world has many charms to attract not only tourists from its immediate neighbors Germany, Norway and Sweden but also from around the world. Recent Television series Borgen and Bronen (The Bridge) have raised Denmark's profile among a global audience.

Denmark's capital Copenhagen is a charming picturesque ecofriendly city which can be explored easily on bicycles. Among the many attractions in Copenhagen are the renowned Tivoli Gardens, National Museum (Nationalmuseet), Christiansborg Palace, The National Gallery of Denmark, Amalienborg Palace, the Oresund Bridge (made famous by the Danish/Swedish TV drama 'The Bridge') and the iconic “Little Mermaid” statue.

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Beyond Copenhagen, there is Odense which is famous as Hans Christian Andersen hometown, the writer whose fairy tales and stories are an integral part of Danish society. A short drive from Odense is the Egeskov Castle which is one of the best preserved moat-castle in all of Europe.

US and International tourists visiting Denmark should however buy good travel health insurance denmark. International tourists should know that local domestic health insurance plans including the US Medicare plan do not provide coverage outside US national borders. It is important to have proper travel medical insurance given the cost of medical care in Europe. International travel insurance plans that we offer on American Visitor Insurance are designed by US insurance companies specifically for the custom needs of international travelers.

Buying travel insurance for any European country on seems contradictory, however while we offer travel insurance for visiting the United States, we also provide international travel insurance plans that insures travelers in Europe. These travel insurance plans also satisfy Denmark visa requirements if required. Compare and buy travel health insurance Denmark!
  • Policy Maximum#1
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  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
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  • 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 Denmark residents visiting the US

Tourists from Denmark visiting the US should buy good travel medical insurance since healthcare is exorbitant there. Travel medical insurance offered by US providers are ideal for international tourists as it works well in the US health care system. Tourists can find the most appropriate plan for their needs by understanding the different factors to consider before buying travel insurance.
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Is travel insurance necessary for Denmark?

If you need a visa for traveling to Denmark (Schengen visa), then - Yes, Denmark travel insurance is necessary for applying for the Schengen visa. The Denmark visa travel insurance requirement is a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros.
If you a citizen of a country which does not need a visa for traveling to Denmark, then buying travel insurance for Denmark is not mandatory for visits of less than 90 days. However given the cost of healthcare in Denmark, and that domestic health insurance offers little health insurance outside your home country, it is strongly recommended to buy travel insurance for Denmark.

How can I get travel medical insurance for Denmark?

Travelers to Denmark who need the Schengen visa can buy Denmark visa travel insurance on our website. Our Schengen visa travel insurance quote facility displays the travel insurance that satisfy Denmark visa consulate requirements. Once you complete buying the Denmark visa travel insurance online, you can download the required Denmark visa letter which you can submit while applying for the Schengen visa.

How much is travel insurance for Denmark visa?

The cost for the Denmark visa travel insurance 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 Denmark travel insurance required, the greater will be the cost. Our Denmark visa insurance application quote facility lists the travel insurance that satisfy Denmark visa consulate requirements.

Popular tourist destinations in Denmark


Known for its Dutch Renaissance architecture in the Christianshavn neighbourhood, Copenhagen has a horizontal landscape marked with castles and medieval churches.


Denmark’s third largest city also is famous for the sweet treat marzipan. Plus, many of its attractions are a treat for tourists’ eyes.


Denmark’s northernmost city, Skagen, is also the country’s main fishing port as well as one of the most popular places to visit in Denmark.


Helsingør is home to one of the castle, Kronborg, immortalized by Shakespear as Elsinore in his play Hamlet.

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Denmark - General information

Denmark  Flag
map  Location

Northern Europe

house  Capital


calendar  Best time to visit

May to September

currency  Currency

Danish krone

population  Population

Around 6 million

language  Language

Danish, Faroese, Swedish

map  Vacation spots

Copenhagen, Odense, Arhus, Skagen, Esbjerg, Billund, Gilleleje, Fredensborg, Silkeborg, Slagelse, Ebeltoft, Randers.

Tourist information about Denmark

Danish Visa procedure and need for insurance
  • Schengen visa is required for international travelers visiting Denmark or any Schengen country irrespective of the reason for travel.
  • You have to apply for Denmark visa at the Denmark embassy or consulate in the country of your residence.
  • The short stay visa for Denmark will be valid up to 90 days. Visa cannot be extended and a new application has to be made.
  • Once the application is submitted it will take from 48 hours to 8 weeks to issue the visa.
  • Insurance Plans available at American Visitor Insurance are applicable for
    • Schengen Visa A (Airport Transit Visa)
    • Visa B (Transit Visa)
    • Visa C (Travel Visa)
    • Visa D (Long Stay Visa).
Travelers are expected to have unused pages on the visa section while visiting Denmark 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 Denmark is from middle of the December through March.
Vacation Spots
Some of the top vacation spots in Denmark are Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Kitzbuhel, Graz, Linz, Baden, Saint Anton, Bregenz, Velden, Wels, Kaprun, Villach...
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).
Some of the language spoken majority in Denmark are German, Alemannic and Austro-Bavarian. Other Minority languages are Turkish, Serbian, Burgenland Croatian, Hungarian, Bosnian and Slovene.

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