Schengen Travel Insurance
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If you are from outside the European Union (EU) but are studying or working in the UK, you may have plans to visit different countries in mainland Europe whilst you are resident in the UK. If you are thinking of visiting Europe, you will likely need a Schengen VISA to enter the EU. One of the requirements of a Schengen Visa is to have a suitable Schengen VISA Travel Insurance policy.
Fortunately, Voyager Europa is designed to specifically to give peace of mind while travelling around Europe with Schengen Travel Insurance at a great price!
What is the Schengen Area?
You may have heard of the Schengen Area before, but you may be not sure what it means. Many of the countries in the EU are part of the Schengen Agreement which is a legal understanding between 27 European countries to remove their internal border checks. Therefore, within the Schengen Area, travellers can freely enter multiple countries without having to go through immigration controls.
However, for travellers from outside of the EU, a Schengen Visa may be required to enter multiple European countries. To successfully apply for a Schengen Visa, you will also need to buy travel insurance for Schengen Visa that has been approved and meets the requirements.
Looking to Buy Travel Insurance for Schengen Visa?
Before travelling to the Schengen area, you must obtain a Schengen Visa. However, before you can successfully apply for a Schengen Visa you will need to purchase approved Schengen Travel Insurance for Schengen Countries.
This is where Voyager Europa Travel Insurance is here for you, as our policy is different from most travel insurance policies. Our Voyager Europa product is an approved Schengen Visa Travel Insurance policy that you can purchase to successfully complete your Schengen Visa application.
With 2 levels of cover to choose from; Tier 1 and 2 that meet the needs of an approved Schengen Visa Travel Insurance, your policy can be furthered enhanced by adding the policy option to tailor your policy to your needs.
Voyager Europa Schengen Travel Insurance UK – Summary of Cover
Our Voyager Europa travel insurance has 2 levels of cover to choose from, so we've created a short summary of our policy in the table below to help you make the right Schengen travel insurance choice for your upcoming trip.
When choosing, make sure you choose enough cover for the cost of your trip and how much baggage you are taking.
|Benefits Schedule||Tier 1 (£/€)||Tier 2 (£/€)||Excess (applicable for both levels of cover)|
|Schengen VISA Approved|
|Cancellation or Curtailment||1,500||3,000||85|
|Emergency Medical Expenses||1 million||5 million||85|
|Personal Liability||1 million||2 million||100|
To view full summary of Voyager Europa cover click here.
What are the Schengen Travel Insurance Requirements?
When travelling to any member states of the Schengen area, a Schengen Visa must be obtained. You may be looking for the cheapest travel insurance for Schengen Visa however, part of the requirement of the Schengen Visa is Travel Insurance that meets the following criteria:
- Minimum coverage of at least €30,000 (approximately $33,000 or £26,000) for Emergency Medical Expenses.
- It should cover all member states of the Schengen Area.
- Cover any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent health attention and/or emergency hospital treatment or death.
Each Voyager Europa Travel Insurance policy also includes a special summary Visa Letter, to accompany your Insurance Certificate and policy documents, outlining that the policy meets these criteria and to help support your Schengen Visa Application.
What Countries Require Schengen Travel Insurance?
Most of the countries in the EU will require a Schengen VISA and therefore a suitable Schengen Travel Insurance. So, the following countries are:
- Czech Republic
Please note: Romania, Bulgaria, and Cyprus will soon be a member of the Schengen Area.
*For these countries, even though they are not an EU member, they are part of the Schengen area, therefore you would still need a Schengen Visa and Schengen Approved Travel Insurance to travel there.
Voyager Europa Schengen Travel Insurance Policy Options
We've got lots of options, so here they are....
Schengen Winter Sports Cover
Schengen Travel Insurance with Winter Sports Cover will provide protection for lost, damaged or stolen ski equipment, unused, lost or stolen ski packs and piste closure as well as extended cover for Emergency Medical Expenses for costs associated with winter sports activities.