In countries where there is political unrest, evacuation is a common consideration for many travelers. Those who are traveling should be aware of the political situation of where they are traveling to and if there are any warnings issued for their destination. This should be something that is as commonly looked into as the latest flight update.
If a political warning is issued by the United States government after your arrival in your host country, the Atlas Travel plan can provide coverage of up to $10,000 for political evacuation along with providing you other international travel medical coverage benefits like hospitalization/doctor visits, lost luggage, repatriation of remains, accidental death and dismemberment, complications of pregnancy and prescription medication. This plan can be purchased for a minimum of 5 days and up to twelve months with renewability up to 3 years in total.
If you would like to explore your options by comparing plans that include political evacuation, you might also want to check out the Global Medical Platinum plan. The platinum plan option provides $10,000 lifetime maximum for political evacuation and repatriation. The Global Medical Platinum plan is a comprehensive major medical plan, other benefits include surgery, transplants, mental health, hospitalization, vision, dental and emergency evacuation.
If you already have medical insurance coverage, but are in need of political evacuation coverage, you are able to purchase a stand-alone emergency evacuation insurance plan. This plan will give you up to $10,000 in coverage to ensure you are able to evacuate to a location outside of your host country that the warning has been issued in. This plan also offers a few other key benefits like emergency medical evacuation, emergency reunion and repatriation of mortal remains. With this plan you are able to choose from three periods of coverage options: three months, six months and twelve months.
During your travels, ensure that you keep up to date on travel warnings and have proper coverage for any situation.