The Tour de France has about 12 to 15 million spectators, international spectators for the Tour de France make up about 20 percent of the crowd’s population. If you will be traveling abroad this year to watch the 99th Tour de France as an international spectator, your preparation time for your journey is dwindling quickly. Make sure you have completed the necessary research for your journey including mapping out what stage towns you will visit, finding the necessary accommodation for your time abroad and purchasing your Tour de France travel insurance.
The race this year is from June 30 to July 22 and will cover a total of 3,497 kilometers. There are nine new stage towns included in the Tour de France and the start of the race will take off from the Parc d’Avroy in the heart of Liege. Since the Tour de France has such a high number of spectators, it is best to plan ahead of time where along the course you will view the race and where still has vacant lodging accommodations if you have not already confirmed these arrangements. To ensure you are worry free while enjoying the tour, purchasing travel health insurance is another key item to check off your to-do list. One popular Tour de France Travel insurance plan is the Atlas Travel plan. It allows you to purchase coverage for a minimum of five days, up to 364 days. This means you can start your plan on June 30 and have it end on July 22 so you will be covered the entire time of the race.
If you will be making the journey to France this year, ensure you have your Tour de France travel insurance before the races begin by contacting one of our licensed agents today.