GlobeHopper is a short-term travel medical insurance. GlobeHopper plans are available worldwide to individuals and families of any nationality, for trips outside your home country from five days up to two years. It is avaliable in $USD, £GBP, and €Euro. This insurance is designed to meet the general demands and needs of individuals and families who require international medical insurance and who are temporarily traveling outside their resident country.
“Coronavirus/COVID-19 will be treated the same as any other sickness and will be subject to all the usual terms and conditions of the insurance plan or policy”.
GlobeHopper, does provide Covid19 coverage as long as members are not travelling against any travel advisories. GlobeHopper plan meets Schengen visa requirements. IMG Europe can issue a 'visa letter' which mentions that the GlobeHoppers meets these Schengen consulate requirements if the travellers request it.
The National Health System (NHS) in the United Kingdom is only available to residents of the UK or certain types of Visa’s – most short term visitors to the United Kingdom will need insurance and IMG Europe Globehopper works well in this situation.
GlobeHopper travel insurance has a minimum of 30 days travel. It is popular for backpackers, long stay visits (family members) as well as for business travel. It also works well with members looking to get a residency visa where they must provide coverage on the visa application form, they may only need coverage for 3-6 months, so the IMG Europe GlobeHopper plan tends to be more suited compared to annual plan. The IMG Europe GlobeHopper insurance can work alongside any NHS systems, the travelers will be able to travel to any hospital of their choice and ‘go private’.
For example, If the traveller has a private insurance that works alongside the NHS system, this allows the traveller to have quicker access to medical treatment and better facilities – the traveler can receive treatment at st James Street – which is one of the best well known Private hospitals here in the UK.
Regarding billing, all travelers will have the option to go to any facility of their choice, if the company does not have an agreement with them at the GOP stage we will get in touch with the provider to see if they will accept out GOP. For any OP claim this will be on a pay and claim basis
Yes, specifically the GlobeHopper plan meets these requirements, it can also issue a ‘visa letter’ which mentioned it meets these certain requirements.