Coronavirus (COVID-19) insurance for Thailand
If you are planning to travel to Thailand, you’ll need to secure COVID-19 insurance that meets the requirements of the Thai authorities. These include:
- Coverage of up to THB ฿3.5 million (equivalent to at least USD $100,000) for medical expenses due to injury or sickness
- COVID-19 cover
- A Certificate of Entry (CoE) from your local Thai embassy or consulate
Visa applications that accept LUMA Thailand Pass, include:
- Entry into Thailand
- OA Visa Holders/applications
- Special Tourist Visas
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In partnership with Luma Health, individuals can apply for the Luma Thailand Pass (an inbound travel insurance plan for Thailand insured by Tune Protect Insurance), which comes under 3 plans to suit everyone’s needs and budget. Each plan provides medical coverage of up to THB ฿3.5 million, which includes coverage for COVID-19, and comes with a certificate.
Take note: A certificate will be provided to facilitate applications for the CoE, as well as to present to relevant authorities.
Available for up to 30 days, 90 days, 180 days, or even a year, the plans are easy to apply for and can be secured in less than 5 minutes! Premiums start from as low as THB ฿3,500 per policy.
Please also note, this policy needs to be purchased before arriving in Thailand and any treatment covered would need to be on a pay and claim procedure. No claims will be paid to treatment relating to preexisting conditions.
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Travel insurance makes the best short term insurance solution for those in Thailand
If you will be in Thailand for a short time (less than one year), then your best bet for short term health insurance is a travel insurance policy. Thai travel insurance plans are the best option for visitors spending between 1 to 12 months overseas. These policies are usually the most flexible of all available plans, and allow you to choose the benefits that fit your needs whilst traveling outside Thailand.
Pacific Prime Thailand provides you with a range of short term insurance options with a simple process and ongoing support during your vacation. We can also help arrange travel insurance for trips to Thailand, as well. Click the button below to contact us for a quote
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Healthcare in Thailand
Thailand’s health system has made quick and steady improvements to modernize in the past few years. As a result, the country now stands as a frontrunner for the title of Asia’s medical hub. The state-of-the-art facilities, advanced technology, and internationally certified professionals and services mean you can expect a wide range of high-standard medical facilities.
Travelers to Thailand will not need to be concerned with the local state of healthcare, as the country moves to be a bigger player in the medical tourism market. The local public sector covers 99% of Thai nationals, while the private sector provides multilingual, world-class services to expats, travellers, and high net worth individuals.
Choose where to get care
Some Thai travel insurance policies let you choose where you get care. With our plans you can opt to be repatriated back home, or choose to get care at capable private hospitals.
Flexible benefits and levels of coverage
Get access to healthcare benefits to ensure you’re taken care of if you fall ill or injured. And, in addition to medical coverage, you’ll also be covered for travel-based events, such as lost travel documents or delayed/canceled flights.
Travel insurance vs short term insurance in Thailand
Travel insurance policies are also commonly referred to as short term health insurance plans. These policies are designed simply to make sure you get home okay. Typical coverage will include limited inpatient treatment and will exclude any pre-existing conditions you might have.
Do I need travel insurance in Thailand?
Travel insurance policies are generally designed for short term visitors to a country; ensuring that any mishaps can be dealt with easily and quickly so you can continue to enjoy your trip. Of course, purchasing a local health insurance plan can provide more comprehensive coverage, and this can be an option if you’re concerned a travel plan won’t be adequate.
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Pacific Prime Thailand
For the best travel insurance quotes in Thailand, look no further than Pacific Prime. Our expert advisors have over 17 years experience in providing travelers and expats with a wide range of insurance solutions from some of the world’s best providers. If a short term visit to Thailand is in your calendar, don’t hesitate to contact Pacific Prime Thailand for insurance advice and a free quote.