GlobeHopper Platinum Travel Medical Insurance

GlobeHopper Platinum is a short-term travel medical insurance. GlobeHopper Platinum plan is available worldwide to individuals and families of any nationality for trips outside your home country five days up to three years. It is avaliable in $USD, £GBP, and €Euro. It Provides first-class protection for the discerning international traveller who wants to obtain the maximum coverage available in a short-term travel medical insurance product.

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Insurance provider
IMG Europe
GlobeHopper Platinum rating
A- (excellent) by A.M. Best
A- (strong) by Standard & Poor’s
GlobeHopper Platinum insurance underwriter
Sirius International Insurance Corporation
Plan life - 30 days to 12 months, extendable up to 24 months
It can be renewed maximum up to 2 years

GlobeHopper Platinum Travel Insurance Links

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GlobeHopper Platinum Plan - Key Highlights

  • Short-term travel medical coverage
  • Coverage for individuals and dependents
  • Available in $USD, £GBP, and €Euro
  • Three differing plan limit maximum options
  • Available in monthly and daily rates
  • Renewable up to 36 months if one month is initially purchased
  • Access to Global Concierge & Assistance Services - extended services handled by a dedicated service team
  • Access to board-certified physicians, licensed psychologists, pharmacist, dentists, dieticians and trainers to assist you with any routine health related questions you have
  • Freedom to seek treatment with hospital or doctor of your choice
  • Five sections of optional additional cover
  • 12-month benefit period
  • 24-hour secure access from anywhere in the world to manage your account at any time

GlobeHopper Platinum Travel Medical Insurance Summary

Globehopper Platinum Coinsurance
  • Treatment received outside the USA & Canada: No coinsurance
  • Treatment Received within the USA & Canada:
  • In the PPO Network: No coinsurance
  • Out of the PPO Network: Plan pays 90% of eligible expenses up to $5,000/£3,000/€4,000, then 100% up to the Maximum Policy Limit.

Globehopper Platinum Eligibility
  • Travellers wanting first-class medical coverage
  • Vacationing families and individuals
  • Travelling executives

Plan details of Globehopper Platinum Insurance

  • GlobeHopper Platinum Insurance Eligibility
    • GlobeHopper Platinum is available to eligible persons of any nationality worldwide that are travelling outside their home country. If you have multiple residences or passports, then the country listed on the application form will be considered your home country.
    • For USA citizens, the home country is both the United States and your primary residence or usual place of abode. USA citizens, in addition to the above:
      • Must depart the USA on, or be located outside of the USA, as of the effective date (or date of extension, or Renewal Date);
      • USA citizens requiring Worldwide coverage will have an annual limit of 60 total days of coverage in the USA;
      • Only brief returns to the USA are covered under the Citizenship Return Coverage or the Incidental Home Trip Coverage, as applicable.
    • For those under 65 years of age and visiting the USA, your initial period of insurance must begin within six months of arrival in the USA. For those 65 years of age and older, it must begin within 30 days of arrival. These requirements will be wai ved with proof of previous valid international travel insurance. Prior USA domestic health care coverage does not meet this eligibility requirement. Please provide the name of your international insurance carrier on the application form. If you are not in the USA at the time of application, please indicate your expected date of arrival on your application form.
    • Eligibility to purchase, extend or renew this product, or its terms and conditions, may be modified or amended based upon changes to applicable law, including the USA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
  • GlobeHopper Platinum Insurance Exclusions
    1. A Pre-existing Condition which is any injury, illness, sickness, disease, or other physical, medical, mental or nervous condition, disorder or ailment that, with reasonable medical certainty, existed at the time of application or at any time during the three years prior to the effective date of the insurance, including any subsequent, chronic or recurring complications or consequences related thereto or arising therefrom, whether or not previously manifested or known, diagnosed, treated, or disclosed.
    2. Treatment or surgeries which are elective, investigational, experimental or for research purposes.
    3. War, military action, terrorism, political insurrection, protest, or any act thereof. We will not pay for a Political Evacuation if there is a travel advisory in effect on or within six (6) months prior to the insured person’s date of arrival in the host country.
    4. Immunisations and routine physical exams.
    5. Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint or dental treatment, except as expressly provided for in the plan.
    6. Venereal disease, AIDS virus, AIDS related illness, ARC Syndrome, or AIDS, and the cost of testing for these conditions, and charges for treatment or surgeries which are incurred by any Insured who was HIV+ at time of enrolment into this insurance.
    7. Pregnancy, childbirth, birth control, artificial insemination, treatment for infertility or impotency, sterilisation or reversal thereof, or abortion.
    8. Any illness or injury sustained while taking part in: Amateur Athletics, Professional Athletics, or other athletic activity that is sponsored or sanctioned by any collegiate sanctioning or governing body, or the International Olympic Committee. The following Adventure Sports are excluded unless the Adventure Sports Option is purchased: abseiling, BMX, bobsledding, bungee jumping, canyoning, caving, hang gliding, heli-skiing, high diving, hot air ballooning, inline skating (with proper use of helmet and pads), jet skiing, jungle zip lining, kayaking, mountain biking, parachuting, paragliding, parascending, piloting a non-commercial aircraft, rappelling, rock climbing or mountaineering (ropes and guides to 4500m above ground level), scuba diving (to 50m), skydiving, snowboarding, snowmobiling, spelunking, surfing, trekking, whitewater rafting (to Class V), wildlife safaris, and windsurfing. All such activities must be carried out in strict accordance with the rules, regulations and guidelines of the applicable Governing Body or Authority of each such activity.
      Injury sustained while participating in contact sports of any kind, racing of any kind, any rodeo activity, BASE jumping, kiteboarding, mountaineering or climbing or trekking above elevation 4500 meters above ground level or without proper ropes or guides; luge, motocross, Moto-X, ski jumping, sub-aquatic activities below 50 meters, whitewater rafting exceeding Class V difficulty; and/or adventure sports activity not expressly covered hereunder are excluded regardless of which plan or option is selected.
    9. Vision or ear tests and the provision of visual or hearing aids.
    10. Vocational, recreational, speech or music therapy.
    11. Treatment while confined primarily to receive custodial care, educational or rehabilitative care, or nursing services.
    12. Charges, injuries and/or illnesses resulting or arising from or occurring during the commission of a violation of law by the insured person, including, without limitation, the engaging in an illegal or malicious occupation or act, but excluding minor traffic violations.
    13. Treatment for, and injuries and/or illnesses resulting or arising from, substance abuse or drug addiction.
    14. Injury and/or illness resulting or arising from being under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and injury or illness resulting from operating any type of vehicle after consuming any alcohol or drugs.
    15. Willful self-inflicted injury or illness.
    16. Treatment required as a result of or arising from complications from a treatment or condition not covered under the certificate.
    17. Any services or supplies performed or provided by a relative of the Insured or provided at no cost to Insured.
    18. Treatment for mental and nervous disorders.
    19. Organ or tissue transplants or related services.
    20. Illness or injury where the trip to the host country is undertaken for treatment or advice for such illness or injury, except as expressly provided for in the Policy Wording.
    21. Treatment incurred as a result of or arising from exposure to nuclear radiation, and/or radioactive material(s).
    22. Travelling against the advice of a medical practitioner.
    23. Any infection of the urinary tract (or illness arising therefrom), that occurs within ninety (90) days of the effective date of coverage and that requires treatment of the insured person in a hospital; provided that any such illness will be deemed by us to be a Pre-existing Condition.
  • Conditions of Cover
    • Cover and benefits are subject to the applicable excess, coinsurance all terms and conditions of the plan and policy wording.
    • Cover under a Globehopper Platinum plan is secondary to any other cover.
    • Cover and benefits are for medical necessary,usual,reasonable and customary charges only.
    • Charges must be administered or ordered by a medical practitioner.
    • Charges must be incurred during the period of cover or the cover extension period(if applicable)
    • Claims must be presented to IMG for payment within 90 days from the date the claim was incurred.
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Plan benefits of GlobeHopper Platinum insurance

  • Hospital room and board Up to the Maximum Limit
    Intensive care unit Up to the Maximum Limit
    Medical Expenses Up to the Maximum Limit
    Out-Patient Medical Expenses Up to the Maximum Limit
    Emergency Local Ambulance Up to the Maximum Limit
    Prescription Drugs
    (Maximum supply of 90 days per prescription)
    Up to $250,000 / £150,000 / €200,000
    Emergency Room Accident Up to the Maximum Limit
    Dental – Injury due to Accident Up to the Maximum Limit
    Dental - Sudden Dental Pain Up to $250 / £150 / €200
    State Hospital Cash Benefit $100 / £60 / €75 per night up to a maximum of 14 nights
    Reciprocal Health Agreement Benefit Nil Excess - When a claims saving is made due to a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or Reciprocal Health Agreement
  • Emergency medical evacuation Up to Maximum Limit
    Emergency reunion Up to $100,000 / £60,000 / €75,000
    Return of mortal remains or cremation/burial Up to $100,000 / £60,000 / €75,000
    Return of Dependent Children Up to $50,000 / £30,000 / €40,000
    Security and Political Evacuation Up to $50,000 / £30,000 / €40,000
    24 Hour Emergency Medical Help Line Included
    Identity Theft Assistance Up to $500 / £300 / €400 per period of coverage
    Natural disaster evacuation $250 / £150 / €200 per day for up to five days
  • Death as a result of Accident only 15 days to 16 years of age: £3,000 / €3,750 / $5,000
    17 to 65 years of age: £30,000 / €40,000 / $50,000
    66 to 70 years of age: £6,000 / €7,500 / $10,000
    Remote Transportation Up to $50,000 / £30,000 / €40,000 principle sum
    Terrorism Up to $50,000 / £30,000 / €40,000 lifetime maximum
    Citizenship Return Coverage Up to $5,000 / £3,000 / €4,000 per Period of Insurance
    Up to £12,500 / €15,000 / $20,000 Policy Limit
    Criminal Assault Benefit Up to £600 / €750 / $1,000 per admitted night Up to £6,000 / €7,500 / $10,000
    Incidental Home Trip Coverage Up to a cumulative two weeks during the period of insurance
  • Adventure Sports Option Up to £30,000 / €40,000 / $50,000
    Sudden & Unexpected Reoccurence of a Pre-Existing Condition Optional Limits
    Up to £12,500 / €15,000 / $20,000 Policy Limit for Medical Benefits
    Up to £30,000 / €40,000 / $50,000 for Emergency Medical Evacuation
    Hospital Cash Benefit Up to £150 / €200 / $250 (Up to a maximum of 14 nights)
    Personal Liability Injury to third person
    Excess: £60 / €75 / $100 per Injury
    Up to £30,000 / €40,000 / $50,000
    Damage to third person’s property
    :Excess: £60 / €75 / $100 per Injury
    Up to £3,000 / €4,000 / $5,000
  • Plan Maximum
    (per insured person)
    $2,000,000; $5,000,000, $8,000,000 OR
    £1,200,000; £3,000,000; £5,000,000 OR
    €1,600,000; €4,000,000; €6,250,000
    (per insured person)
    $0; $100; $250; $500; $1,000 OR
    £0; £60; £150; £300; £600 OR
    €0; €75; €200; €400; €800
    Deductible Options Ages 14 days to 64 years: $0; $100; $250; $500; $1,000; $2,500; $5,000
    Ages 65 to 79 years: $0; $250; $500; $1,000; $2,500; $5,000
    80 years and older: $0; $500; $1,000; $2,500; $5,000
    Area of Cover Options
    (*All zones exclude coverage within your Home Country i.e. country of primary residence (as identified on your application
    Worldwide excluding USA & Canada
    Worldwide including USA & Canada
    Available After Departure yes
    Coverage Extension Period Up to 12 Months past policy expiry date for continued treatment
    World-class Medical Benefits Coverage available for In-Patient and Out-Patient medical expenses. Freedom to choose any Hospital, Clinic or Doctor in your area of cover.
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