Travel Insurance for visiting Mexico

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Travel to Mexico

Mexico with a population of over 100 million, is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the thirteenth largest independent nation in the world. Mexico with its high mountains, deep canyons, sweeping deserts in the north, lush forests in the south and east, attractive beaches and coral reefs attracts hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. It offers attractions like camping, diving, extreme sports, water sports, theme parks, shopping, a lot of historic sights, nightlife... Added to tourism, US citizens also visit Mexico to visit family and for business. US citizens traveling to Mexico can purchase travel insurance plans to get cover for their stay.

Insurance for travelers to Mexico

Travel insurance for visiting Mexico

American citizens are encouraged to register their personal and travel information at Smart Travelers Enrollment Program (STEP) while they are visiting abroad. The need for registration is to share traveler's contact details so that the embassy can contact them in case of an emergency. US citizens can spare a few minutes online enrolling for STEP and buying insurance coverage before traveling abroad.

US domestic insurance plans as well as Medicare provides little to no travel health insurance coverage outside US national borders. It is therefore recommended that US citizens travelling to Mexico buy travel medical insurance. Travelers can shop for insurance using our compare tool.

The insurance coverage will assist US citizens while paying medical bills in case of a medical emergency. Some medical benefits are coverage for hospitalization expenses, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation of remains, accidental death and dismemberment... However, please note that you should specifically select plans that cover pre-existing conditions if you suffer from any existing medical ailments.

Para clientes que hablan español

Seguro de salud para Mexicanos en español

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Cobertura de seguro para viajeros Mexicanos

¿Está pensando en unas vacaciones en los Estados Unidos? No se olvide de protegerse con un seguro de salud en caso de enfermedad súbita o accidente. Los gastos médicos en los Estados Unidos pueden ser extraordinariamente altas. El uso de un plan de seguro estadounidense tiene muchas ventajas, incluiendo reembolso en dólares estadounidenses y pago directo al proveedor. Nuestras pólizas de seguro se pueden usar para cumplir los requisitos del visado Schengen para viajar a Europa. Simplemente lo compra por internet y puede imprimir una carta para el consulado unos minutos después.

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Cancun - A dream vacation in Mexico

Cancun is the dream holiday destination for many US college students. Located in the Yucatan peninsula Cancun is known for its beautiful white sand beaches, turqoise waters, cool clubs, many world class resorts all along the Caribbean sea which also boasts amazing sea life and incredible corals. Cancun also boasts of some mystical Mayan ruins which will take your breath away. In other wards Cancun has something for everyone to have their dream vacation.

Information for US Students going to Mexico

Since 2008 more than 50,000 US students have studied in Mexico. Many US students in Mexico take up subjects like anthropology, Spanish and history. Studying abroad allows US students explore a foreign culture, watch scenic landscapes and make new friends. Mexico is US’s neighbor and this makes it a popular study abroad destination for American students. Mexico city and Guanajuato have some top colleges for higher educations. Studying in Mexico is affordable for students from low income families. As US domestic health insurance will not cover unexpected emergencies outside US, it is important for US students to buy international student health insurance for Mexico. Every year morethan 5,000 US students going to mexico for studies. Get Insured!

Travel health insurance for older US travelers (65+ years) visiting Mexico

It is wonderful to see so many older Americans traveling to Mexico. However while visiting Mexico is exciting, US citizens should realise that Medicare and its supplements provide very little coverage outside US borders. There is a travel health insurance plan specifically designed for older American travelers. Indianapolis based International Medical Group (IMG) offers GlobeHopper Senior as an affordable overseas travel medical insurance option for US citizens and US permanent residents 65 years and older. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is available either as the GlobeHopper Single-Trip plan for coverage from 5 days to 365 days, or as a GlobeHopper Multi-trip plan which covers 12 months with a maximum of 30 days per each overseas trip. The GlobeHopper Senior plan is very popular since it provides coverage of $1 million up to the age of 79 years and $100,000 for travelers more than 80 years old. The plan includes $2,500 cover for sudden unexpected recurrence of a pre-existing condition and $25,000 for emergency medical evacuation.

Popular tourist destinations in Mexico

Mummies of Guanajuato

It has proven to be one of the city's most popular attractions and remain an important cultural phenomena relating to local customs and traditions.

Expiatory Temple

Built in neo-Gothic style, the church is famous for its richly embellished exterior and many European-made components.

Guadalajara Zoo

It consists of many rare species such as white lions, Bengal tigers, and black panthers, plus a large primate contingent featuring gorillas and orangutans.

Mayan World Museum of Merida

It include ancient engravings and sculptures, historic documents, and textiles dating from pre-Spanish period, as well as fascinating displays covering colonial period.

Mexico - General information

Mexico Flag
map  Location

North America

house  Capital

Mexico City

language  Language


currency  Currency

Mexican Peso

population  Population

Around 127 million

calendar  Best time to visit

Dec, Apr

map  Vacation spots

Mexico City, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta.

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Mexico City

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Ciudad Juarez

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Annual multi-trip travel insurance for US corporate travelers

Annual multi-trip travel insurance for US corporate travelers Given how closely intertwined the Mexican and the US economies are, there are many US business people and corporate employees who make several work related trips regularly to Mexico. This is especially true for residents of states close to the Mexican border in California, Arizona and Texas as well as in many of the bigger US cities. For regular travelers, buying the Annual multi-trip travel insurance works very well. The annual multi-trip insurance insures the traveler for innumerable trip throughout the whole year as long as each trip is limited a fixed duration (usually 30 or 45 days) depending on the multi-trip insurance plan.

Need for insurance

US domestic insurance plans usually do not cover the insured outside the US national boundary and it is recommended that US citizens travelling to Mexico purchase insurance to be secure in case of a medical emergency. Travelers can shop for insurance using our compare form. The insurance coverage will assist US citizens while paying medical bills in case of a medical emergency. Some medical benefits are coverage for hospitalization expenses, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation of remains, accidental death and dismemberment... However, it should be noted that most insurance plans do not cover the insured for pre existing medical condition.

Entry and Exit requirements in Mexico

US citizens visiting this place must be aware that any medicine classified as a controlled medicine including antibiotics can not be purchased in Mexico without the prescription of a Mexican physician. Purchasing a controlled medicine without the prescription of Mexican federal registered physician is a serious crime for both the buyer and the seller. The prescription given to American citizens by a physician in the USA will be invalid in Mexico.

Travel health insurance for Mexicans visiting USA

A large number of Mexicans visit the United States on a regular basis. The reason for travel can be for a vacation, to visit family or for business. However given the high cost of health care in the US and the fact that domestic Mexican health insurance will not provide health coverage in the US, it is important to buy proper health insurance coverage in the US.
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