Asia Travel Insurance
From the bright lights of Tokyo at night to the beautiful beaches of
Thailand, Asia has a lot to offer everyone, from the avid backpacker to
the more casual traveller. Asia is a particularly popular travel
destination for young backpackers who are looking to immerse themselves in new and
intriguing cultures, due to the low cost of finding accomodation and
sustenance across much of Asia. While many travellers visit South-East
Asia, which includes countries such as Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam,
across other areas of Asia, there is much to attract travellers, from
the ancient wonders of China to the fantastic hiking experiences in
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Some of the most exotic locations in the world are found in Asia.
This continent includes exciting places such as India, China, Thailand,
Singapore, Cambodia, and Vietnam. One of the nice things about
travelling to this part of the world is that it can be very affordable.
It is possible to stay in places like the Thai islands for a long time
on a relatively small budget. The one expense that you will not want to
skimp on, though, is travel insurance. Things can go wrong on this type
of trip, and if it does, you will want to be covered.
Travel Safety in Asia
The majority of people who travel to Asia will never experience any
problems. It is important to understand, though, that there are many
parts of the continent that would be considered more dangerous than the
UK. It is also important to keep in mind, that if people get sick in
this part of the world they will normally have to pay for their own
medical expenses. In fact, some Asian countries will be unwilling to
offer anything more than the most basic care (if that) unless they are
confident that the person has the ability to pay.
The team at
Down Under Travel Insurance understands the risks involved in this type
of trip, and we work hard to make sure that our policies are suitable.
The types of things that are covered by this type of insurance include:
- Coverage for cancellation, curtailment & trip interruption
- Repatriation back to the UK if required
- Hospital and medical expenses
- Personal belongings/luggage
- Delay of luggage arrival – you will be able to claim after a delay of more than 12 hours
- Loss of money or passport
- Personal liability insurance
- The policy will also cover you in the event of hijack
The Down Under Travel Insurance also covers many other
eventualities and provides additional types of coverage for
things like winter sports.
Protect Yourself with Travel Insurance to Asia
The main reason for buying travel insurance is so you will be covered
in case things go wrong, but there is also another important reason for
doing this – peace of mind. Even if you do not need to make a claim,
you will still benefit from the reassurance of knowing that you have
done the sensible thing. Lack of appropriate insurance can mean that we
waste a good deal of time worrying when we should be enjoying ourselves.
It is also important to keep in mind that we only need to ever make a
claim on one insurance policy for it to make all of our previous
purchases worthwhile. Travelling to somewhere like Asia without this
type of policy can be considered reckless, and it is definitely not