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Buying Cruise Travel Insurance

  • What kind of travel insurance do I need for a river cruise?

    Travelers who want to insure the cost of a river cruise should look for Trip Cancellation style policies. Those who are only concerned with medical coverage can save money by not insuring a trip cost, and rather looking for a policies with only Medical, Medical Evacuation and other benefits. Travelers who are concerned about both should look for a comprehensive policy.

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  • Do I need to buy a special kind of policy for a cruise?

    You do not need to buy a special kind of policy for a cruise, but there are certain benefits cruisers should look for when comparing policies.

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  • How do I get Pre-Existing Condition coverage for my cruise?

    Pre-Existing Condition coverage is a time-sensitive benefit that is available on some policies within 14-30 days of your initial booking date.

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  • How much medical coverage do I need for a cruise?

    Squaremouth recommends a policy with $100,000 per person in Emergency Medical coverage for travelers going on a cruise.

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  • How much evacuation coverage do I need for a cruise?

    Squaremouth recommends a policy with $250,000 per person in Medical Evacuation coverage for travelers going on a cruise.

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  • My cruise is traveling to several countries. Will I be covered in all of them?

    Travel insurance is designed to cover travel to multiple destinations worldwide, although some policies may exclude coverage in certain destinations.

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  • What expenses should I insure for my cruise?

    You have the option to insure all, some, or none of your expenses on a standard Trip Cancellation policy. This can include your cruise expenses, including excursions, as well as trip expenses outside your cruise, like any related flight and hotel costs.

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  • When do I need to buy travel insurance for my cruise?

    Standard Trip Cancellation policies can be purchased up until the day before you leave home for your cruise. However, some cancellation and medical benefits are time-sensitive and are only available within a specified period after your first booking date, typically 14 - 30 days from the initial booking.

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  • How much does cruise travel insurance cost?

    Travel insurance purchased through third-party providers outside of your cruise typically costs around 5-7% of your trip cost. Insurance coverage purchased directly through the cruise line varies.

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  • What kind of travel insurance coverage do I need for a cruise?

    Travelers who want to insure the cost of a cruise should look for Trip Cancellation style policies. Those who are only concerned with medical coverage can save money by not insuring a trip cost, and rather, looking for a policy with only Medical, Medical Evacuation and other benefits. Travelers who are concerned about both should look for a comprehensive policy.

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