battleface now offers COVID-19 medical expense coverage to travellers from over 50 countries.
What does the package include?
Coverage for medical expenses up to 5 million pounds caused by or resulting from COVID-19, for travellers up to and including age 59.
What countries does it cover?
The policy applies to all destinations covered by battleface. This includes destinations under FCO and government travel warnings for essential and non-essential travel.
What isn’t included?
The policy does not include cover COVID-19 expenses for trip cancellations, curtailment of a holiday or lockdowns.
Travellers 60 years old and older are not eligible.
Note: For battleface policies purchased before July 17th 2020, COVID-19 exclusions will remain in force and claims for travel costs or medical expenses in any way caused or resulting from COVID-19 will not be covered.
The policy is available to legal residents, up to 59 years old, of the following countries:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, the Cayman Islands, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Finland, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, the Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Vanuatu and Zimbabwe.
What does this mean?
People have more options.
While travellers still need to follow in-country regulations, as well as carefully read and follow policy provisions, COVID-19 medical expenses will be covered for up to 5 million pounds.
Policyholders will still have to pony up for pandemic-related travel issues, including trip delays, cancellations and non-medical expenses incurred during lockdowns and quarantines.
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