Travel Insurance Japan for international visitors

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Travel Insurance for US Citizens traveling to Japan

Short term travel medical Insurance

For short term travel vacations ranging from a few weeks to few months (less than a year). This covers all catastrophic health care expenses, but does not include coverage for preventive care and has limited cover for pre-existing conditions.

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Long term visitor health Insurance

Ideal for expats working overseas and for US pensioners living outside the US. These plans offers comprehensive coverage for preventive-care, pre-existing conditions, mental health, dental and vision benefits.

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Popular tourist destinations in Japan

Hiroshima Peace Memorial
Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Peace Memorial Museum with its numerous exhibits dealing with the issue of world peace, Memorial Cenotaph and Flame of Peace, as well as the Atom Bomb Dome.

Shin-Yakushi-ji Temple
Shin-Yakushi-ji Temple

The Shin-Yakushiji Temple is a classic example of the Late Nara style. Taking its name from the Healing Buddha (Yakushi) to whom it's dedicated.

Fukuoka's Castle
Fukuoka's Castle

Fukuoka Castle (Fukuoka-jo) is one of the highlights of a visit to Fukuoka and also well known for its many events and festivals.

Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto temple dedicated to the Princess daughters of the wind god Susanoo.

Japan - General information

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map  Location

East Asia

house  Capital

Tokyo

language  Language

Japanese

currency  Currency

Japanese Yen

population  Population

Around 127 million

calendar  Best time to visit

Mar to May, Sep to Nov

map  Vacation spots

Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hakone, Yokohama, Nara, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Hiroshima, Kamakura, Nikko.

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Trip cancellation insurance

Is it worth buying trip cancellation plans? Annual vacation that is once in a lifetime experience could be very expensive. Planning a vacation involves expenses from booking air tickets, cruise reservations, hotel bookings which is don't months in advance. As life is not certain, we cannot predict what can happen in the future which can resulting in cancelling an expensive vacation or trip or making other trip arrangements. Sometimes while on a trip an emergency medical situation may arise which can result in hospitalization and huge medical bills. Other risks involved maybe baggage loss, flight delay, trip interruption, loss of passport which can cripple your life savings. Buying Trip protection insurance for Japan can be a life and money saver which will cover most of the trip investment expenses and expenses arising from emergency travel and medical expenses.

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What is the best travel insurance for Japan ?

This is a great question and our website strives to answer this question for our customers. Due to the different needs of different travelers there is not one policy that is always best for everyone in their situation. But those traveling without kids can find different options that may suit them better. 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 plan that is best for you. Or, if you want some guidance, our licensed agents are here to help you with your choice!


How do I file a travel insurance claim for Japan?

The claim can be filed by submitting the scanned copy of the hospital bill and receipts to the insurance company over the email along with the completed claim form. The customer gets the money reimbursed from the insurance company after they receive the bill. If the hospital provider and insurance company agree for the direct billing, then the doctor's provider can directly send the bill to the insurance company and they can pay the money directly to the doctor. More details

Older traveler Insurance

Globehopper travel medical insurance offered by International Medical Group (IMG) is specifically designed for US citizens and US permanent residents aged 65 years and older. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is available either as the GlobeHopper Single-Trip plan for single trips with coverage from 5 days to 365 days, or as the GlobeHopper Multi-trip plan which covers a period of 12 months with a maximum of 30 days for each overseas trip. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is very popular as it provides coverage up to $1 million for travelers less than 79 years and $100,000 for travelers more than 80 years old. The plan includes $2,500 cover for sudden unexpected recurrence of an existing medical ailment and $25,000 for emergency medical evacuation

Group Travel Insurance

Quite often groups travel overseas together. The groups could be traveling for varied reasons such as employees on training, groups of tourists holidaying, members of a missionary organization, groups of students attending a sporting or academic event. Since the regular domestic health insurance will usually not cover you outside your home country you can buy cheap Group travel health insurance for visiting Japan. The group travel plans are cheaper when compared to individual travel medical insurance. There is usually a discount of about 10% or more in group travel policies when compared to individual visitor health insurance for the same destination.

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Travel insurance plans for older US travelers with Medicare coverage

US seniors who are traveling outside the United State borders should buy adequate travel medical insurance since Medicare provides little to no coverage outside the United States. Since international travel always involves some risks, in particular for older travelers, it is prudent to buy proper travel insurance.

It must be noted that the costs of medical evacuation and health care even outside the US is very expensive and it is therefore important to buy good Medicare Supplemental international Travel insurance.

Globehopper travel insurance for older US travelers

Most popular medical evacuation travel insurance for Japan

Emergency medical evacuation insurance commonly called “Medevac insurance” offer coverage for expenses arising from international security evacuation, medical evacuation and repatriation.
The Atlas Medevac insurance from Tokio Marine is a very popular emergency medical evacuation insurance among US citizens visiting Japan.

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Annual insurance for frequent International travel

These plans are ideal for regular travelers who make many overseas trips annually. The Annual multi-trip insurance for travelling to Japan plans provide coverage for a whole year, while having a maximum limit for the length of each international trip. Business travelers find the annual trip plans very useful and price effective, as opposed to buying insurance for each of their overseas trips. One of the requirement is that the traveler must have primary health insurance in the home country

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