Travel insurance is now available for visitors to Portugal that is specifically tailored to fit eventualities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic together with the usual travel and health benefits.
Known as Portugal Travel Insurance, it is offered by the Portuguese company Bonus Seguros which is registered with the Portuguese ASF (financial supervisory authority). The insurance is valid for mainland Portugal, Madeira and Azores, click here for further information and simulations.
Starting at €37.20, cover includes unlimited access to a tourist assistance service where medical advice can be obtained together with services such as online consultations, information on local hospitals, clinic and doctors and the urgent shipping of medicine.
For “unforeseen situations” the cover includes medical expenses in Portugal, repatriation, payment of extended accommodation costs, theft of documents in Portugal, alteration/cancellation to flights and of course coverage of any event that is linked to COVID-19.
Turismo de Portugal has stated that “the objective [of this insurance] is to guarantee that everyone who visits Portugal can travel around the country safely and with confidence”.
Working closely with the Portugal Health Passport, visitors to Portugal can enjoy their stay in the safe knowledge that they have full cover and support whilst travelling. Not just with insurance or healthcare but also with mandatory protocols for beaches, golf courses, restaurants and much more.