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Here under Insurance you will find information and advice which will help you to choose the appropriate insurance for your trip.

Travel insurance

A travel insurance policy to cover theft, loss and medical problems is a good idea. The policies written by STA Travel and other student travel organizations are usually good value. Some policies offer lower and higher medical expense options; like higher medical expense options; the higher ones are chiefly for countries like the USA that have extremely expensive medical costs. There is a wide variety of policies available so check the fine print.



Some insurance policies will specifically exclude "dangerous activities", which can include scuba, diving, motorcycling and even trekking. A locally acquired motorcycle license is not valid under some policies. You may prefer a policy that pays doctors or hospitals directly rather than you having to pay on the spot and claim later. If you have to claim later, make sure you keep all documentation. Some policies ask you to call back (revers charges) to a center in your home country where an immediate assessment of your problem is made. Check that the policy covers ambulance and an emergency flight home.








Driving Licence & Permits

Many non - European driving licence's are valid in Europe, but it is good idea to bring along an International Driving Permit (IDP, which can make life much simpler, especially when hiring cars and motorcycles. Check your driving license









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