How much evacuation coverage do I need for a cruise?


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

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Medical Evacuation covers transportation to the nearest adequate medical facility in the event of a medical emergency while you’re traveling. The cost of evacuation from a cruise ship can be expensive, particularly in remote locations. We recommend at least $250,000 per person in Medical Evacuation coverage for cruise vacations. The Medical Evacuation benefit can cover the cost of an evacuation off a cruise boat, or from port, and even back home if deemed necessary.

When on, customers should select the “Cruise” filter on the search results page to see policies that include our recommended coverage for Medical Evacuation and Emergency Medical for cruise travelers.

This information can vary based on the travel insurance policy. Please review the policy certificate to verify coverage. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available 24/7 and are delighted to help.


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