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Travel-and-Leisure Expressing concern not only about inoculations but also about insurance coverage is a friend who is about to embark on a trip abroad. When it comes to this, her doctor recommended medicines against tetanus and hepatitis. Considering this inveterate traveler, you will be told to take the shots, make a couple of phone calls, and have a good trip. To get the latest information on the health situation abroad you should place a call to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta and to get further advice regarding health issues or other important warnings ranging from crime statistics to political unrest that might affect your travels you should contact the State Department’s Citizens Emergency Center in Washington. When no inoculations are required, vaccines will be able to do as much to allay underlying anxieties as to assure good health while you travel abroad. It is very important to have peace of mind especially when you are journeying far from hearth and home. Whether or not you will need extra insurance coverage is another concern in this case. That’s a healthy question, and the answer should be a matter of common sense. In terms of the kind of insurance coverage to purchase, deciding should involve a consideration of your itinerary. You may be traveling alone or as part of a small group of travelers in this case and if your destination is a remote and primitive part of the world where there are no hospitals, no medical supplies, few physicians, and where you are not likely to find anyone who speaks English then you will have a lifeline in extra medical coverage. But if you are planning a trip down to Stockholm where medical facilities are sophisticated and physicians are abundant and where English is a second language then added insurance is more of reassuring than necessary. When it comes to this, you can choose from a broad spectrum of travel insurance plans. In terms of travel insurance plans, there are two categories which are medical coverage and travel assistance plans. For expenses like medical treatment such as emergency surgery, hospitalization, and prescription drugs, you can have it shouldered by medical coverage. In terms of travel assistance, it serves to cover travel costs for family or friend to a patient’s bedside, repatriation of children stranded abroad by illness of a parent or guardian, health related emergencies such as patient evacuation to a nearby hospital, and referral to English speaking physicians. What are included in such coverage as well are translators’ fees, lost luggage, and legal referrals. If there is one adult, some companies offer plans ranging from $35 to about $60 for a 14 day policy. With regard to the benefits offered by insurance agencies, only buy after you are able to compare several plans because they vary substantially. It is important to consider subscriber access to 24 hour telephone customer service hot lines and various policy limits on dismemberment, non-emergency situations, pre-existing conditions, accidental death, flight delay and trip cancellations as well. What you should do is check if your current policies are valid for travel within the United States. See to it that you know how far you must be from home for the policy to become effective. When signing a contract, avoid duplicating any new offers for medical and property loss benefits by carefully reading your regular personal health and homeowner’s insurance policies. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: