Renewable up to 12 months
Renewable Policies can be extended during a trip, for periods of 6-36 months, depending on the policy.
AUTOMATIC EXTENDED COVERAGE
Coverage will be automatically extended
1) If Your scheduled return is delayed due to unavoidable circumstances beyond Your control. This extension of coverage will end on the earlier of the date You reach Your originally scheduled date to return or 5 days after the Termination Date.
2) If You incur a covered Injury or Sickness on Your Trip and a treating Physician certifies that You are not Medically Fit to Travel to Your Home Country on Your Termination Date, the Medical Evacuation and Repatriation benefit will be automatically extended for 30 days or until You are Medically Fit to Travel and transported to Your Home Country or You reached the Maximum Benefit Amount shown in the Schedule of Benefits, whichever is sooner.
3) If You are Hospitalized due to a covered Injury or Sickness on Your Termination Date and a treating Physician certifies that You are not Medically Fit to Travel on Your Termination Date, this plan will be extended for an additional 30 days, or until You are released from the Hospital and Medically Fit to Travel, or You reached the Maximum Benefit Amount shown in the Schedule of Benefits, whichever is sooner.
OPTIONAL EXTENSION PROCEDURES
An extension notice will be sent to the Covered Person before the Policy Period ends and includes links to extend prior to the Termination Date. The Covered Person is subject to the following rules at extension: In order to extend, the Policy Period must be initially purchased for a minimum of 5 days. If available, an extension period can be purchased; 1.at the premium rate in force at the time of the extension; 2. for a minimum of 5 days; 3. for up to a maximum of 364 days, provided the Covered Person’s Policy Period does not exceed 364 days in total. There are no grace periods for extension. Once the Policy has lapsed, reapplication is required. Please note, upon application for a new Policy, the Pre-Existing Condition exclusion, deductible and co-insurance start over.