Given that nationals of more than 120 countries require a Schengen visa to travel to all European countries, it is important to explore an all-encompassing visa insurance plan. Europe Travel Plus was tailored keeping in mind all the above needs of a Schengen visa holder and provides all the necessary coverage under one single plan, along with other travel medical benefits. This plan meets or exceeds Schengen visa requirements in addition to many other helpful benefits.
Europe Travel Plus is the most suitable travel insurance for Schengen visa plan for non-U.S. citizens seeking to visit Schengen countries. Citizens of over 120 countries require a visa to travel to Europe and travelers to Schengen visa-mandated countries are required to purchase at least €30,000 in travel medical insurance in order to be approved for a visa.
Europe Travel Plus for US Citizens
While US citizens are exempt from requiring a visa for Europe, they still have to fill out the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS). This is a mandatory requirement for all US citizens beginning in 2021. Not requiring a Schengen visa means insurance coverage is not mandated either. However, keeping in mind the difference in food habits, culture and distance from ones country and its medical facilities, it is highly advisable to be covered with travel medical insurance even for US citizens. Having the assurance of a specialty international travel medical insurance policy like Europe Travel Plus with all its features applicable to all US citizens backing you up gives one peace of mind before embarking on your journey.
Visitor Insurance Reviews: Europe Travel Plus
Having Europe Travel Plus not only simplifies the process by giving you access to all required visa documents online (Schengen Visa Fulfillment Kit) in your inbox prominently, but also provides better coverage across the board. This Schengen visa insurance plan covers you in Schengen countries as well as everywhere else in Europe, so that you and your family can travel worry-free and enjoy your trip.
Once the deductible is met, Europe Travel Plus provides 100% coverage within the PPO network, up to the policy maximum while also covering those with pre-existing conditions. Lastly, should your travel plans be interrupted at the European border itself and you are prohibited from entering, this plan will provide a one-way economy class airline ticket and cover airline change fees.
Additionally, Europe Travel Plus offers a lost luggage benefit of $50 per item up to a $500 maximum and lost/stolen passport or travel visa coverage up to $250.
How Does the Coverage Work?
In order to qualify for the Schengen visa, every traveler has to purchase travel insurance. There are some requirements that such an insurance plan must cover before a visa for Europe can be granted. These insurance requirements include coverage in all Schengen countries and have a minimum coverage amount of EUR 30,000. Europe Travel Plus also provides the mandatory coverage for the entire period of the travelers stay or transit through the Schengen countries for up to 90 days within a 180-day period with a $0 deductible for a minimum coverage amount of $50,000, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation.
DisclaimerWhile Europe Travel Plus is customized specifically to meet all Schengen visa/insurance needs, it is recommended you speak with a travel insurance consultant at VisitorsCoverage to learn specific details regarding eligibility and limitations.