Shop wisely for travel health insurance. Compare policies and premiums on sites that specialize in travel insurance, such as InsureMyTrip (800-487-4722), QuoteWright (800-821-4940) and Squaremouth (800-240-0369). Use these websites’ toll-free phone numbers to get precise guidance from a human agent.
Policies tend to cost less the younger the traveler and the less comprehensive the plan. A $1 million medical insurance plan with zero deductible could cost a 35-year-old less than $15 per week, according to a review of plans on travel insurance broker sites. The same medical coverage for a 65-year-old—but with a pre-existing medical condition waiver, medical evacuation, and $5,000 trip cancellation/interruption coverage—could cost $220 to more than $600 per week.
Read the full Consumer Reports article online here: https://www.consumerreports.org/health-insurance/will-health-insurance-cover-you-overseas/