This plan will cover COVID-19 as a new sickness. Our Diplomat International plan provides Accident & Sickness medical coverage and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefits for anyone traveling, living, working or going to school outside their home country, but not to the United States. This plan also provides Emergency Medical Evacuation & Repatriation, 24-Hour Multilingual Worldwide Assistance Services (U.S. Board Certified Physicians on staff 24/7) and much more. This plan is great for international students, business and tourists, study abroad, international exchange students, church or missionary travelers, and more. Coverage for this plan is based on a per day rate. Minimum period of coverage is 5 days and the maximum period of coverage is 365 days.
Travel insurance designed to cover Global Citizens traveling outside their country except to the United States. This valuable travel protection is ideal for students, business and leisure travelers, study abroad, international exchange students, tourists, holiday travelers, and church or missionary travelers.
Why do you need international travel Insurance? Nationalized or government sponsored health plans rarely provide adequate medical coverage for injuries or illnesses which occur in the United States. Most travelers are unaware of how expensive medical care is in different parts of the world.
Expenses that are incurred for medical care and supplies which are: (a) necessary and customary; (b) prescribed by a Physician for the therapeutic treatment of a disablement; (c) are not excluded under the policy; (d) are not more than the Reasonable and Customary charges (as determined by the Company); and (e) are incurred within 365 days for US Citizens or 180 days for Non US Citizens from the date of the disablement will be considered.
Policy Medical Maximum Choices
Persons up to age 69 are eligible for all plans;
Persons age 70-79 are eligible for plans A and B;
Persons age 80+ are limited to $20,000.
Deductible Choices - $0, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500, $5000 per person per policy period.
Unexpected Recurrence of a Pre-Existing Condition (U.S. Citizens ) – Limited coverage under Your Medical Expense Benefit is provided for Medical Expenses that result from a sudden and unforeseen recurrence of a Pre-existing Condition.
Emergency Medical Evacuation – Benefits are paid for Covered Expense incurred up to $500,000 for any covered Injury or Illness that requires immediate transportation from the place where You are located (due to inadequate medical facilities).
Repatriation – If it is determined by the Assistance Company and your Physician that it is Medically Necessary for You to return to Your primary place of residence because of an unforeseen Sickness or Injury which is acute or life-threatening, the Transportation Expense incurred within 90 days from the date of the Covered Loss will be paid for Your return to Your Home Country or to a medical facility closest to Your primary place of residence.
Return of Mortal Remains – If death occurs, Benefits will be paid for Reasonable and Customary Covered Expenses to return Your remains to Your Home Country.
Emergency Medical Reunion – If it is determined by the Assistance Company and your Physician that it is necessary for You to have an Emergency Medical Evacuation, this Plan will arrange to bring an individual of Your choice, from Your current Home Country, to be at Your side while You are hospitalized and then accompany You during Your return home.
Return of Minor Child(ren) – Should the Insured Person be traveling alone with a Minor Child(ren) and be hospitalized because of a covered Illness or Injury and Your Minor Child(ren) is left unattended, the Assistance Company will arrange for a one way economy fare(s) to Your current Home Country.
In Hospital Indemnity (U.S. Citizens ) – If You are confined to a Hospital as a registered Inpatient as the result of an Illness or Injury which first occurs during Your Period of Coverage and that Illness or Injury is covered under this Plan, this plan will pay benefits up to $100 per day of confinement up to a maximum of 10 days.
Interruption of Trip – If Your trip is interrupted due to the Death of an Immediate Family Member or serious damage to your residence, benefits will be paid up to $5,000 for the Expense of economy travel less the value of applied credit from an unused return travel ticket to return You home to Your area of principal residence.
Loss of Baggage – This plan will reimburse You for loss, theft, or damage to Your baggage or personal effects checked with a Common Carrier, after coverage provided by a Common Carrier.
Political and Natural Disaster Evacuation – Coverage is provided up to $50,000 if the Insured requires emergency evacuation due to situations which place him/her in Imminent Bodily Harm or due to a Natural Disaster.
Emergency Dental Treatment (Accident) – Benefits are paid for Reasonable and Customary Expense for emergency Dental Treatment to natural teeth.
Emergency Dental Treatment (Palliative) – Benefits are paid up to $100 for emergency Treatment for the relief of pain to natural teeth.
*Some Exclusions Apply*
Accidental Death, Dismemberment, Loss of Sight, and Speech and Hearing – The amount of the Principal Sum is $25,000 (unless the Enhanced AD&D Benefit is purchased). Enhanced AD&D Benefit (If Benefit Purchased) – The Principal Sum is increased from $25,000 to the selected amount not to exceed $1,000,000 of coverage. The Enhanced AD&D Benefit is not available to children under 18 years of age.
If within 365 days after the date of a covered accident, the Insured Person’s Injury results in death or dismemberment, this Plan provides the following benefits for loss of:
Description of Loss
Both Hands or Both Feet or Sight of Both Eyes
One Hand and One Foot
Either Hand or Foot and Sight of One Eye
Either Hand or Foot or Sight of One Eye
One-Half the Principal Sum
Type of Paralysis (Loss)
If a covered Injury renders an Insured Person Comatose within 90 days of the date of the accident that caused the Injury, and if the Coma continues for a period of 30 consecutive days, The Company will pay a monthly benefit equal to 1% of the maximum amount.
The Company will pay a benefit if the Insured Person suffers accidental death while operating, or riding as a passenger in an Automobile and he/she was wearing a properly fastened seat belt, properly installed by a factory authorized dealer and was positioned in a seat protected by a properly functioning Supplemental Restraint System, properly installed by a factory authorized dealer that inflates on impact.
The Company will pay a benefit if an Insured Person suffers one or more losses for which benefits are payable under the Accidental Dismemberment Benefit or Coma Benefit provided by the plan as a result of a Felonious Assault.
The Company will pay Covered Home Alteration and Vehicle Modification Expenses that are incurred within one year after the date of the accident causing such loss(es).
*Some Exclusions Apply*
The Plan Document does not cover any loss resulting from any of the following unless otherwise covered under the Plan Document by Additional Benefits:
Claim Forms – The Company, upon receipt of a written notice of claim, will furnish to the claimant such forms as are usually furnished by it for filing proofs of loss. If such forms are not furnished within 15 days after the giving of such notice, the claimant shall be deemed to have complied with the requirements of this Plan by submitting, within the time fixed in this Plan for filing proofs of loss, written proof showing the occurrence, nature and extent of the loss for which claim is made. View Claim Forms
Proof of Loss – Written proof of loss must be furnished to The Company at its said office in case of claim for loss for which this plan provides any periodic payment contingent upon continuing loss within 90 days after termination of each period for which The Company is liable and in case of claim for any other loss within 90 days after the date of such loss. Failure to furnish proof within the time required shall not invalidate nor reduce any claim if it is not reasonably possible to give proof within such time, provided proof is furnished as soon as reasonably possible.
Time of Payment of Claims – Indemnities payable under the plan for any loss other than loss for which the plan provides any periodic will be paid immediately upon receipt of due written proof of such loss. Subject to due written proof of loss, all accrued indemnities for loss for which the plan provides periodic payment will be paid at the expiration of each four weeks during the continuance of the period for which The Company is liable, and any balance remaining unpaid upon the termination of liability will be paid immediately upon receipt of due written proof.
Payment of Claims – Indemnity for loss of life will be payable in accordance without the beneficiary designation and the provisions respecting such payment which may be prescribed herein and effective at the time of payment. If no such designation or provision is then effective, such indemnity shall be payable to the estate of the Insured Person. Any other accrued indemnities unpaid at the Insured Person’s death may, at the option of The Company, be paid either to such beneficiary or to such estate. All other indemnities will be payable to the Insured Person. If any indemnity of the policy shall be payable to the estate of an Insured Person, or to an Insured Person who is a minor or otherwise not competent to give a valid release, The Company may pay such indemnity, up to an amount not exceeding $1000 to any relative by blood or connection by marriage of the Insured Person who is deemed by The Company to be equitably entitled thereto. Any payment made by The Company in good faith pursuant to this provision shall fully discharge The Company to the extent of such payment. Subject to any written direction of the Insured Person all or a portion of any indemnities provided by this plan on account of Hospital, nursing, medical or surgical service may, at The Company’s option and unless the Insured Person requests otherwise in writing not later than at the time for filing proof of such loss, be paid directly to the Hospital or person rendering such services, but it is not required that the service be rendered by a particular Hospital or person.
Home Country Coverage / Follow Me Home
Incidental Trips to Your Home Country: This benefit covers you for incidental trips to your Home Country (60 days per 12 months of purchased coverage or pro rata thereof – example: approximately 5 days per month of purchased coverage). Maximum benefit is reduced to $50,000 for any illness or injury occurring while on an incidental trip to your Home Country. Follow Me Home Coverage: This plan shall pay for Covered Expenses incurred in your Home Country up to $5,000 for conditions first diagnosed outside Your Home Country (Does not apply for Emergency Evacuation or Repatriation).
War Risk Coverage
In consideration of the payment of premium calculated in the manner stated in the policy to which the rider is attached, it is hereby agreed that for additional premium the policy is amended as follows: Any Exclusion under this Plan for “declared or undeclared war or any act thereof” is waived for an Insured Person’s loss caused in whole or in part by, or resulting in whole or in part from, declared or undeclared war or any act of declared or undeclared war, subject to the following restriction: The waiver applies with respect to accidents that occur within the geographic limits or territorial waters of, or airspace above the geographic limits or territorial waters of a Designated War Risk Territory (as defined herein). War Risk Coverage in a high risk country (listed below) requires payment of an additional premium and advance notice of travel. Termination Date- War Risk Coverage ends on the earliest of: (1) the date the Policy terminates; (2) the date specified in the Company’s written notice to the Policyholder or Participating Organization of the Company’s intent to terminate War Risk Coverage (or 10 days after the date the written notice is received by the Policyholder or Participating Organization, if later).Termination of War Risk Coverage will not affect a claim for a covered loss that occurred while War Risk Coverage was in effect.
War Risk Area 1 (High War Risk – coverage is mandatory – covers your travels to countries in War Risk Areas 1, 2, and 3)
Afghanistan, Algeria, Cameroon, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Russian Federation (North Caucasus Region of Russia), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen.
War Risk Area 2 (Medium War Risk – coverage is highly recommended – covers your travels to countries in War Risk Areas 2 and 3)
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Dem. Republic of Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Haiti, India (Jammu, Kashmir and Mumbai), Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Nepal, Niger, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
War Risk Area 3 (Low War Risk – recommended – covers your travels to countries in War Risk Area 3)
All other countries not listed in Area 1 or Area 2 locations.
Country Specific Information – We provide Country Specific Information for every country of the world. For each country, you will find information like the location of the U.S. embassy and any consular offices; whether you need a visa; crime and security information; health and medical conditions; drug penalties; and localized hot spots. This is a good place to start learning about where you are going.
Changes in Terms and Conditions – The terms and conditions of War Risk Coverage, including but not limited to the definition of the Designated War Risk Territory(ies), may be changed at any time to reflect conditions that, in the opinion of the Company, constitute a change in the war risk exposure of the Participating Organization or the Insured Person.
Refund of premium, less a $25 processing fee, will be considered if written request is received prior to the effective date of coverage. After that date, the premium is considered fully earned and non-refundable. Partial refunds are not available.
Purchase up to $1,000,000 of 24-hour Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage. Benefits and exclusions are the same as base plan.