Coronavirus and Visitors Insurance – What do I need to know before I travel
Coronavirus has made a global impact on travel worldwide. Visitors Insurance offers coronavirus visitors insurance plans for travel worldwide outside of your home country. We have created a page on our website that discusses all the different plan options for travel with covid health insurance plans both traveling to the Foreigners and Americans traveling to the USA and for Foreigners and Americans traveling worldwide.
These plans cover covid-19 like any other sickness or illness that is covered under the policy. Covid testing and/or hospitalization that is medically necessary by doctor’s orders is covered up to the policy maximum like any sickness or illness that can occur on select plans. We offer both low-cost schedule of benefit and comprehensive coverage plans with coronavirus coverage.
When generating a quote at VisitorsInsurance.com. Once you start your quote, you will see all our visitors insurance plans marked COVID-19 benefit visitors coverage included or excluded. If you need help generating a quote, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and share the travelers ages, travel dates, visa/green card status, and destination country for the quickest response.
You can learn more about Visitors Insurance plans listed below that do offer covid-19 coverage.
Travel to the United States:
|IMG Global||Patriot America Plus
Patriot Platinum America
|Global Underwriters||Diplomat America
Diplomat Longterm (LT)
|Seven Corners||Liaison Travel Plus|
|Tokio Marine HCC||Atlas America
Safe Travels Visitors to USA
Safe Travels Comprehensive
Safe Travels Cost Saver
Travel Outside of the United States:
|Seven Corners||Liaison Travel Plus|
|Tokio Marine HCC||Atlas International|
Safe Travels International
Safe Travels Cost Saver
Safe Travels Outbound
Safe Travels Outbound Cost Saver
Top Travel insurance Plans That including Coronavirus
The above insurance plans with covid coverage can be purchased online on our website within 5-10 minutes. ID Card, Coverage Letter and Policy Details with covid coverage details listed will be emailed to you upon purchasing a plan. To learn more about the best travel medical insurance plans with covid coverage, visit our website: https://www.visitorsinsurance.com/coronavirus. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.
Here are some tips for any upcoming travel both locally and outside of your home country:
- 1. Wear a mask that keep both your mouth and nose are covered when in any public setting, including on hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions, shopping centers, airports, taxis, etc.
- 2. Avoid close contact with anyone outside of your household by staying at least 6 feet apart
- 3. Wash your hands as often as possible with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after using the bathroom and/r after you have been in a public place
- 4. If you can’t wash your hands, use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol)
- 5. Avoid contact with anyone who is sick
- 6. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- 7. Watch your health and the health of people in your household. Look out for any of the below symptoms of COVID-19, and take your temperature if you don’t feel well. Some symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- When you arrive back home, if you have been in contact with anyone who has tests positive for coronavirus, protect yourself and others by quarantining at home for 14 days
Does your health insurance cover you for COVID-19?
We do offer Visitors Insurance plans that do cover COVID-19. We offer plans from Global Underwriters, IMG Global, Trawick International, Tokio Marine both low-cost and comprehensive coverage plans. COVID-19 is treated like any other sickness or illness covered under these plans. You can also generate a quote at Visitors Insurance. Once you start a quote, you will see all our visitors insurance plans marked COVID-19 visitors coverage benefit included or excluded.
Does my health insurance cover COVID-19 testing?
COVID-19 testing is only covered if medically necessary by doctor's orders. You cannot get proactively tested as this would be considered preventive/routine care which is not covered under visitors insurance plans.
I already have a visitor insurance policy for the USA, does it cover coronavirus-related conditions?
This depends on when your policy was purchased as this varies per insurance company. The CDC issued a Warning Level 3 - Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice including the United States urging travelers to avoid any nonessential international travel. Because of this warning, each insurance company has their own underwriting rules. Please call us at 800-344-9540 with your policy details and we can verify this benefit for you and/or help you buy new a policy.
I want to buy a travel insurance policy because of COVID-19. Is COVID-19 covered by travel insurance plans?
We have included the plans above that do cover COVID-19 visitors insurance. We offer plans from Global Underwriters, IMG Global, Trawick International, Tokio Marine HCC both low-cost and comprehensive coverage plans that offer coverage for COVID-19. COVID-19 is treated like any other sickness or illness covered under these plans.
What if the airline canceled my flight because of COVID-19?
If you have purchased a policy from Visitors Insurance and you need to cancel your policy if your flight has been cancelled, we can request a full refund from the insurance company if you are able to show proof of the cancellation and it’s before the effective date. Please email us email@example.com.
NOTE: For more information please visit the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
or U.S. Department of State website: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html