Travel Insurance for Italy, Italian visa travel insurance

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

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Italian 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 unusual to buy travel medical insurance for Italy or any Schengen country on While we offer many insurance plans for visiting USA, in this section we have plans offered by US insurers which is required for travelers to Italy and satisfies Schengen visa requirements.

Traveling to Italy and the need for proper travel medical insurance

The dream vacation for almost everyone, Italy is a must see. Whether it is for its art, cuisine, music, architecture, culture, religion or its many sacred sites, Italy has had a huge impact on western history and civilization. Italy attracts close to 50 million tourists annually, which is not surprising when you consider what the country has to offer. Rome remains the largest attraction, where historic relics like the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Forum, the Appian Way, and the Palatine Hill compete alongside the attractions of the Vatican. Beyond Rome there is Venice with its canals and gondoliers, Florence the center of Italian Renaissance, Pisa for the leaning tower, Milan for its fashion, Verona made famous thanks to Romeo and Juliet and not to overlook Lake Como, the many rustic charming villages and the amazing scenery all around.

Traveling in Italy is wonderful, but make sure that you have good travel medical insurance. American tourists should note that US domestic health insurance including Medicare offers little insurance coverage in Europe. It is important for international tourists to buy travel insurance for italy visa to help them in the event of an unforeseen medical emergency. At American Visitor Insurance we offer popular Italian Visa Travel Insurance plans designed by known US insurance providers. The tools that we have developed on our website helps tourists compare different insurance plans based on price as well as benefits offered. The Frequently asked questions sections brings transparency and explains different facets of the insurance coverage. These tools help customers make an informed objective decision while buying travel insurance for Italy trip.
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  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
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  • 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).

Long term Italy Visa Insurance

Long stay Italy visitor visa insurance for one year is available for travelers to Italy. The traveller may visit Italy on work, visiting friends and family, on holiday or to study or even retire. We offer long term Italian visa insurance which satisfies the insurance requirements as mandated by the Italian consulates. The insurance plans for the long stay tourist visa in Italy offer coverage for medical expenses up to 30,000 euro with zero deductible, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation coverage while in Italy.
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Travel insurance for residents of Italy visiting the USA

Travelers from Italy to the US should buy visitor medical insurance since healthcare is very expensive in USA. Travelers can choose between the several options available by comparing visitor medical insurance online. Visitors can understand the different types of insurance options available by reviewing the difference between fixed benefit visitor insurance and comprehensive visitor insurance. To make an informed decision regarding travel insurance, it is useful to review the factors important for travel insurance.

Is travel insurance necessary for Italy?

If you need a visa for traveling to Italy (Schengen visa), then - Yes, Italy travel insurance is necessary for applying for the Schengen visa. The Italy 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 Italy, then buying Italy Travel Insurance is not mandatory for visits of less than 90 days. However given the cost of healthcare in Italy, and that domestic health insurance offers little health insurance outside your home country, it is strongly recommended to buy travel insurance for Italy.

How can I get cheap travel medical insurance for Italy visa?

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

How much is travel insurance for Italy visa?

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

Popular tourist destinations in Italy


Rome is a vast and complex city that is both historic and modern at the same time. Best known for housing ancient Roman structures and the Vatican City.


Venice is a unique city in that is built upon a lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. Located in northeastern Italy.


Pompeii is a famous Roman city which was buried under several feet of volcanic ash. The site is located near the modern city of Naples.

Cinque Terre

Shaped much like a large leaf, Peloponnese was traditionally called Morea, which means mulberry leaf. Located in the southernmost region of both Europe and Greece.

Italy - General information

Italy Flag
map  Location

Southern Europe

house  Capital


calendar  Best time to visit

April to mid-October

currency  Currency


population  Population

Around 59 million

language  Language

Italian , Greek, German

map  Vacation spots

Rome, Ravello , Puglia, Bolzano, Perugia, Verona, Siena, Sicily, Napoli, Florence, Cinque Terre, Bologna, Assisi, Pompeii.

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Tourist information about Italy

Italian Visa Information
  • The Italian visa is a mandatory requirement to visit Italy for international travelers. This visa is also called as Schengen visa because Italy is also a member country in the Schengen States.
  • You can apply for the Italian visa in the country of your residence by visiting the Italian embassy or consulate.
  • Once the application is submitted it will take from 2 days to 12 days to process your visa.
  • The time required to issue visa depends on the nationality and residential status.
  • 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)
Documents for Visa
  • 2 Passport sized photos (Recent)
  • 1 application completed and signed at the consulate
  • Valid passport
  • A letter addressed to the Italian consulate (stating you own private means of support)
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Travel Medical Insurance Plan
  • Italy visa insurance letter
When to visit
The good time to visit Italy is from April to mid-October.
Vacation Spots
Rome, Ravello , Puglia, Bolzano, Perugia, Verona, Siena, Sicily, Napoli, Florence, Cinque Terre, Bologna, Assisi, Pompeii..
Arancini, Basic Risotto, Insalata di riso, Pomodori col riso, Risotto alla milanese or Risotto with saffron, Risi e bisi (rice and peas), Risotto con la luganega, Riso alla toscana, Riso al nero di seppia, Riso con i porcini, Risotto alla sbirraglia, Agnolotti, Bavette, bigoli, bucatini, Cannelloni, crespelle, Cappellini, cappelletti, Conchiglie, Ditalini...
Italian , Greek, German, French, Croatian, Cimbrian, Bavarian..

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