Travel Insurance Already Available for Travel to Cuba, says Squaremouth

Published by Megan Singh February 3, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG FL February 3, 2015 – For the first time since 1961, the U.S. Government has significantly eased travel restrictions to Cuba. While general tourism is still banned, travel insurance providers are already offering coverage to those authorized to visit the destination. Squaremouth, America’s fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains what travelers visiting Cuba need to know about travel insurance.

You Can Already Buy a Policy
Of the 22 travel insurance providers currently live on squaremouth.com, half cover travel to Cuba.

The providers on squaremouth.com that cover travel to Cuba are:
Air Ambulance Card
Allianz Global Assistance
GeoBlue
HCC Medical Insurance Services
HTH Travel Insurance
iTravelinsured
MedjetAssist
RoamRight
Travel Insured International
Trawick International
US Assist Worldwide Protection

New to this group, is HCC Medical Insurance Services, who recently started selling insurance to U.S. residents traveling to Cuba.

“Travel medical protection from HCC Medical Insurance Services is now available for US residents traveling to Cuba,” said Juan Mas, Business Director at HCC. “Now, they can be protected while they visit the island, provided the traveler qualifies for travel authorized under US Treasury’s regulations.”

Medical Insurance is Required
The Cuban Government requires all visitors who enter the country obtain a medical insurance policy. Of the 127 products on squaremouth.com, 43 offer Emergency Medical benefits for travelers who become unexpectedly ill or injured while in Cuba.

The providers on squaremouth.com that offer Emergency Medical benefits in Cuba are:
Allianz Global Assistance
GeoBlue
HCC Medical Insurance Services
HTH Travel Insurance
iTravelinsured
RoamRight
Travel Insured International
Trawick International
US Assist Worldwide Protection

“If a traveler doesn’t have medical insurance, or isn’t covered by their insurance in Cuba, a travel insurance policy can act as their primary insurance while they are abroad,” explains Megan Singh, Squaremouth Director of Marketing.

ABOUT SQUAREMOUTH:
Squaremouth is an online company that compares travel insurance products from virtually every major travel insurance provider in the United States. Using Squaremouth’s comparison engine and third party customer reviews, travelers can research and compare insurance products side-by-side. More information can be found at www.squaremouth.com.

AVAILABLE TOPIC EXPERT:
Megan Singh
msingh@squaremouth.com
(727) 378-0983