EU Health Card
It is free.
The application and the receiving the card needs you personal presence or trough a kind of proxy and takes 15 days.
Validity: 1 year
Renewal - 1 month before the expiration deadline.
In case of theft/loss/ destruction – you need to fill the respective form in your country of residence.
The card has coverage ONLY in the EU countries, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Meaning there are lots of countries out of cover.
In a foreign country you will need to choose ALONE the hospital to visit. The EU health card is valid in hospitals having contracts with your national health institution.
The card includes only free emergency help. All additional services you need to pay by yourself.
Travel insurance Medical help
The premium depends on the country you visit, the length of your stay, etc. Your travel agent is able to calculate the exact premium in a minute.
Policy preparation takes couple of minutes and can be received online.
Validity: the exact travel period.
Renewal – the duration may be extended before the final date in the original policy. If you travel more often take the advantages of Multi trip policy.
The policy is usually electronic and may always be printed again. In case of accident the assistance employee is checking the policy validity having only your name, birthdate or policy number.
Medical treatment is performed in the entire world. The insurance is a guarantee you should not pay in the hospital you are advised to visit or you will be reimbursed later on.
The emergency line is open 24/7 and will give you the necessary instruction wherever you are and no matter of the case.
The insurance coverage may include emergency help, any acute diseases. The main coverage usually is medical check and research, treatment and medicine expenses, accidental surgery, emergency dental help, repatriation, hospitalization, etc.