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Malaysia Health Insurance » Health Plans » Travel Plans

Malaysia Travel Insurance

Whether for business, vacation, volunteering, or adventure, Malaysia attracts millions of visitors every year. As health insurance is not often honored outside the insured's country of residence and few things are more frustrating or stress-filled than a serious injury or illness abroad, it makes good sense to purchase travel insurance for the duration of stay in a foreign country.

Short-term visitors to Malaysia who have adequate coverage in their resident country usually only require a plan that offers coverage for the length of their intended stay in Malaysia. Those who are relocating for a period of time exceeding one year, or expatriates who have taken up permanent residence in Malaysia, often find that an individual health insurance plan is more economical. Finally, frequent travelers (both to Malaysia and other locations abroad) can opt for an international insurance plan, which will provide coverage globally.

Malaysia Traveler's Insurance Coverage

Since accidents are never planned for, but all too often occur when away from home and since accessing quality healthcare can be very difficult without adequate coverage, many decide that Malaysia travel insurance is a smart investment. Additionally, some travel insurance can even provide financial assistance and coverage against loss due to unforeseen travel plan changes and cancellations.

Traveler's medical insurance plans come in multiple levels of coverage. From very basic emergency-only coverage, which provides assistance in case an insured requires hospitalization, to comprehensive plans which will provide help for nearly any emergency or illness and sometimes even assisting in non-health related situations.

A service that is popular with some (and deemed critical by many) when traveling to remote, undeveloped or dangerous locations is emergency air evacuation and/or repatriation. This coverage is usually optional and covers the cost of air transport when necessary, to ensure that quality healthcare is available in an emergency.

Because every provider has specific options, requirements and restrictions for coverage within their Malaysia travel insurance plans, it is best to speak with a qualified adviser for complete details.

Malaysia Traveler's Insurance Premium

As most Malaysia traveler's insurance plans are for short, very specific periods of time, the premium for coverage takes this, as well as the age of the traveler or travelers into account. When purchasing a travel insurance plan it is critical to calculate how long you will be in the country, factoring in any potential travel plan changes that may add to the length of the trip to make sure that coverage is available for the entire length of stay. Additionally, if you are planning to visit more than one country, most plans can easily accommodate multiple stops on a single itinerary as long as the locations are disclosed in advance.

Contact Malaysia Health Insurance

With so many options available, and every traveler's needs being different, it is good to know that there is an unbiased source to provide free information. Malaysia Health Insurance can be reached in two ways; by completing the information request form at the top of the page, or for more immediate help just click here to speak to one of our well-informed advisers right away.