What does travel insurance typically cover?

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Travel insurance typically offers coverage in case of accidents or unforeseen events while you are abroad, such as:

  • Emergency medical assistance
  • Healthcare abroad
  • Repatriation in case of accident, illness or death
  • Additional healthcare expenses while abroad
  • Early return due to a family emergency at home or an emergency involving your house or your own business
  • Loss of your passport
  • Additional travel expenses due to illness or accident
  • Search and rescue and recovery activities in case you go missing or are in an accident
  • Theft or loss of luggage

Coverage varies across policies and insurance providers.