Travel insurance for visiting South Africa or South Africans visiting USA or Europe

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Schengen visa insurance for South African 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. Nationalities who require Schengen visa

Schengen visa insurance 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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Travel insurance for US residents visiting South Africa

South Africa 'the rainbow nation' is a truly diverse country, it is home to a large variety of flora and fauna, myriad cultural influences, a gamut of natural landscapes and a range of culinary traditions. Its cities Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth and Durban are each charming and enchanting in their own right. Some of the more famous destinations include the Kruger National Park in the north, Robben Island to see the prison where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, the garden route, the winelands, beautiful coastlines and beaches. Given these several attractions, it is no surprise that nearly 300,000 US tourists visit South Africa annually. International tourists must however buy adequate travel health insurance that includes medical evacuation while traveling to South Africa. US domestic health insurance along with Medicare provide little coverage outside the United States. It is therefore important to buy travel health insurance while in South Africa.
South Africa

Which is the best travel insurance for Europe from Africa?

We have different well known travel insurance companies that we recommend for Europe travel, specifically if you need a letter in order to get your Schengen visa. The most economical price will depend on the age(s) of the traveler. We have designed our website to help customers choose the best plan that is most economical and appropriate for them. You can compare Europe travel insurance quotes by filling the travel dates and travellers ages.

What is the best South Africa 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 South Africa 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 South Africa travel insurance plan. If you want some more guidance, our licensed agents are here to help you with your choice!

How much does South Africa travel insurance cost?

The cost for the travel health insurance for South Africa 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 South Africa travel insurance required, the greater will be the cost. Our travel insurance for South Africa trip quote facility lists the best travel medical insurance for South Africa based on price and benefit details.

Popular tourist destinations in South Africa

Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park

The park offers visitors to see the "Big Five": lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino, as well as an astounding diversity of other wildlife.

Chapman's Peak Drive
Chapman's Peak Drive

Chapman’s Peak Drive is affectionately known as “Chappies” and it is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.

Cape Town City Hall
Cape Town City Hall

Cape Town City Hall is a striking mix of Italian Neo-Renaissance and British colonial style with 60-meter-high bell-tower.

 iSimangaliso Wetland Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park

More than 526 species of birds as well as leatherback and loggerhead turtles, leopards, rhino, and Africa's highest concentration of hippos and crocodiles.

travel insurance for visiting South Africa

South Africa - General information

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map  Location

Southern Africa

house  Capital

Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria

language  Language

English, Southern Sotho, Swati...

currency  Currency

South African Rand

population  Population

Around 57 million

calendar  Best time to visit

May to September

map  Vacation spots

ape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, Knysna, Port Elizabeth, Sabi Sabi, Simon's Town, Oudtshoorn, Madikwe Game Reserve, Hout Bay, Mossel Bay, Skukuza

Popular tourist destination cities in South Africa

Cape Town

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