GoodNeighborInsurance.com, known as a excellent resource for international travelers asking questions such as "What kind of travel insurance do I need?" and “How can I stay healthy overseas?” has created apps allowing those going overseas to instantly get quotes from all the major international health insurance carriers.
“We frequently heard that our site had great articles on how to save money on travel, what types of insurance to buy, etc. but was complicated and hard to navigate,” says
Often, those who travel internationally, for business, as volunteers or for tourism, buy travel insurance ‘at the gate’ while waiting to board a plane if they think about it at all. This is a mistake since you don’t have the benefit of comparison shopping or specifying your exact needs. “Better insurance policies are out there for better prices if you plan in advance,” Says Mark. Especially with online airline ticket purchasing versus using a travel agent, more travelers than ever before are forgetting to consider travel medical insurance and taking a big risk. U.S. health insurance coverage is just that, coverage for within the U.S., and sometimes only within a certain state or distance unless they are notified beforehand.
“Once you go overseas, all bets are off,” says
The big question is ‘what do you need?’
The difference between
Good Neighbor also offers Trip Cancellation only, without any health insurance for those whose medical insurance covers them internationally.
“Whether short-term, long-term, frequent traveler, aid worker, international student, foreign student planning to study in the
“When you call (866) 636-9100 you always talk to a real live person, who has lived overseas themselves, and shares your passion for travel,” says Jeff. “We want them to help you get the exact protection you need, because too many people have thought they were protected and tragically find out they’re not. Now, with the new website and instant insurance quote features, the difference is you can also comparison shop all the different companies instantly, before you buy - quickly and easily - just by visiting our site.
With knowledgeable staff that have lived and worked for extended periods overseas, GNI helps clients find good, cost-effective international health, travel, and life insurance while providing caring service based on integrity. The company serves students traveling overseas, short-term teams, aid organizations, foreign and domestic corporations, universities, and volunteers both from the U.S. and abroad.
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