• Expatriate Health Insurance Blog

  • Saturday, August 19, 2017

As an expatriate, you may not only find yourself living in a foreign country, you may also be traveling to other countries as well. Perhaps your profession mandates this travel. That can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it is not without danger. As with any type of travel, injury and illness are always possibilities. It is important you protect yourself in such scenarios, and that protection starts with an expat travel insurance policy.

What could go wrong when traveling abroad for business? If you are flying, the plane could be involved in an accident. If you need to drive somewhere, auto accidents are always a possibility. You could even slip and fall and experience an injury. These injuries could be minor enough that a quick visit to the emergency room offers relief. Or they could be so severe that you need to stay in the hospital for multiple days.

Of course injuries are not the only potential health risk that travel presents. Illness is always a looming threat as well. You could contract a cold, the flu, or some other illness from someone you are traveling with. You could get food poisoning form a meal. Or you might even already be sick, or developing symptoms of illness, before departing on your trip.

No matter what the specific medical problem is or how you got it, you are going to need some form of medical protection. The best way to get that is with an expat travel insurance plan. This type of insurance allows you to get many different types of medical treatments addressed, and to do so without incurring the huge medical bills that occur when you do not have insurance. This simple and affordable plan offers great value to expatriates.

Overseas Expat Medical Insurance (limited home country cover)
Worldwide Expat Health Insurance (home country included)

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