Travel insurance for Americans / US residents
Company: Located in Canada and establised in 1987.
Underwriter: ihi Bupa.
Type: Single trip.
Cover: Extensive medical-only with option to add non-medical cover.
Max duration: 12 months, but can be renewed.
Pros: All adventures are covered, can be taken out while travelling, no deductibles, free choice of hospitals and unlimited medical cover.
Cons: Some war torn countries are not covered.
Company: Located in Australia and establised in 2000.
Underwriter: National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh.
Type: Single, couple and family.
Cover: Medical and personal belongings.
Max duration: Unlimited.
Pros: Online claiming, can be taken out while travelling and most adventure stuff are included.
Cons: Countries under U.S. economic embargoes and trade sanctions are not covered.