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Spain Travel Insurance: What to Look For in a Policy

Spain Travel Insurance: What to Look For in a Policy

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Highlights:

Trips to Spain have gotten more affordable in the past year, decreasing by 14% in the past year
Spain is one of the 26 Schengen countries, meaning travelers are typically required to have medical coverage

Spain Travel Insurance Fast Facts:

Popular tourist destinations, such as Barcelona and Madrid, have consistently placed Spain among the world’s most popular tourist destinations. According to Squaremouth sales data, Spain is the sixth most popular destination for U.S. travelers.

As Spain becomes an increasingly popular destination, trips are actually becoming more affordable. The average cost of a trip to Spain in the past year is $3,089, a 14% year-over-year decrease from the $3,586 trip cost a year ago.

In addition to Trip Cancellation coverage for these trip costs, most travelers show interest in comprehensive travel insurance coverage, with coverage for medical emergencies, travel delays, and luggage. Specifically, travelers going to Spain are searching for policies with Emergency Medical and Medical Evacuation coverage.

Squaremouth’s Spain Travel Insurance Recommendation:

Squaremouth recommends comprehensive travel insurance for travelers planning to go to Spain. Most travel insurance policies are built to cover travelers main concerns, including cancellations, medical emergencies, travel delays, and luggage. Aside from Trip Cancellation, benefits typically cannot be removed.

If you’re concerned about not being able to take your trip to Spain, a policy with Trip Cancellation coverage can protect your prepaid and non-refundable trip expenses. The most common covered reason for Trip Cancellation is illness, injury, or death of you, a traveling companion, or a family member. This benefit can also cover things like severe weather, terrorism, and employment layoff, among others.

For travel to a popular tourist destination in Spain, we recommend at least $50,000 in Emergency Medical coverage, and $100,000 in Medical Evacuation coverage. These benefits can reimburse you for medical emergencies that occur during your trip. For travelers visiting remote regions in Spain, we recommend at least $100,000 in Emergency Medical coverage, and $250,000 in Medical Evacuation coverage.