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Visit French Polynesia

Visit French Polynesia

2021 Is The Year To Visit French Polynesia!

Comprised of over 100 islands in the South Pacific is French Polynesia.  The most famous of the islands that make up French Polynesia are Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea.  Each one of these South Pacific islands offers travelers a unique experience that can’t be matched.  With some of the most beautiful beaches and water in the world, these destinations are a must-see.

Travel Pulse reports that On July 15, 2020, the islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea reopened to tourists from all countries and each island does not have a mandatory 14-day isolation period for visitors.  The article indicated that there are health and safety protocols the French Polynesian government requires of visitors. They include:

  • A negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure

  • Proof of travel insurance

  • Wearing a mask during the inbound flight

  • Completing a sanitary entry form online before boarding 

  • Arrive with proof of accommodation

  • Wearing a mask as requested during their stay

  • Completing a self-test on Day 4 of the trip (the test will be given to each passenger upon arrival)

Now that you know quarantining is not required and the regulations you must comply with while visiting the French Polynesian islands.  It’s time to find out what Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea tourism organizations have to say about each destination.

Tahiti - possesses one of the most spectacularly beautiful and diverse environments on earth. Perfect for the adventurous types interested in hikes to any of the beautiful Tahiti waterfalls.  Jump in to truly experience the ocean and try your hand at Tahiti’s scuba diving.  Clustered into five archipelagos: the Society Islands, the Tuamotu Islands, the Gambier Islands, the Marquesas Islands, and the Austral Islands.  The Islands of Tahiti have a delightful delight blend of Polynesian and French cultures and a consistently tropical climate.

Bora Bora - undoubtedly the most famous island in the South Pacific, the island lies just northwest of Tahiti, less than an hour away by plane. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a warm smile and fragrant flower lei and transferred by boat to your Bora Bora resort, meaning you hardly have to wait for your first encounter with the island's famously translucent lagoon.  From the day you arrive until the moment you part ways, you will be in awe of how her soaring mountain peaks, turquoise lagoon, and luxuriant overwater bungalows.

Moorea - is one of the most scenically striking islands in French Polynesia. It's a geographical marvel. Eight voluminous mountain peaks rise from its translucent lagoon, creating a distinctive and rugged silhouette. The island is a true reflection of the laid back Tahitian lifestyle and the warm, welcoming character of French Polynesia and its people.

As mentioned above, one of the requirements for travelers to enjoy French Polynesia is they must have proof of travel insurance.  So if you want to experience all of these fantastic islands, make sure you reach out to Trawick International to obtain a customized travel insurance plan!


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 26 Jan 2021

Visit Mexico

Visit Mexico

Why Not Visit Mexico? It Offers a Little Bit of Everything!

Many countries are still restricting travelers from the United States due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, Mexico has no restrictions for travelers visiting from the United States. With airfare and resorts offering great deals, the time is right to book a much-needed vacation! When travelers think of Mexico, they automatically think of the fantastic beaches in Cabo and the nightlife in Cancun. Mexico has so much more to offer than beaches and nightlife.

As reported by TravelPulse, Mexico isn’t just for popular Spring Break getaways. It's a country rich in culture, cuisine, history, and immense natural beauty. Visitors can marvel at a 1,300-year-old Mayan pyramid within the ruin-strewn ancient city of Chichen Itza. Visit the Casa Azul museum and surround yourself with the vivid paintings of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kayak by a colony of sea lions in the Sea of Cortez on the Western coast. For a country covered with rugged mountains and desert plains, tropical rainforests, and packed metropolitan cities, there is hardly a lack of variety when it comes to adventures. Each of the country’s six regions has unique physical and cultural characteristics that distinguish it from the rest.

One destination in Mexico that has been overlooked by tourists in Mexico City. The largest city in North America, this sprawling metropolis is larger and more populated than New York and Toronto. A recent news article by Travel+Leisure indicated that Mexico City will celebrate 500 years of history in 2021. Mexico City is teeming with history, but stylish hot spots breathe new life into the 16 boroughs. Any given day could be spent on a wooden boat drifting down an ancient canal and listening to live mariachi bands, followed by a nightcap at a rooftop lounge overlooking the city. Whether it’s climbing an ancient pyramid or dining at one of the world’s best restaurants, there is something for everyone in Mexico City.

Now that you know some tidbits about Mexico, go ahead and book your trip. Just remember, if you are traveling and need travel insurance, Trawick International has policies to cover trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel medical, medical evacuation, repatriation, travel baggage, and more. Contact us today to get a travel insurance quote.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 12 Jan 2021

Winter Adventures and Excursions Covered

Winter Travel Excursions Covered

We Have All Your Winter Adventures and Excursions Covered

It’s the season of winter and for many, it’s the beginning of winter activity season.  Let’s keep it real. Many of these winter activities come with some risk.  Data issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated almost 200,000 people were treated at hospitals, doctors' offices, and emergency rooms for injuries related to winter sports in 2018.  This figure includes:

  • 76,000 injuries from snow skiing

  • 53,000 injuries from snowboarding

  • 48,000 injuries from ice skating

  • 22,000 injuries from sledding and tobogganing

Expenses resulting from injuries while performing these activities could have been covered through Trawick International’s SafeTreker adventure insurance.

You are probably asking yourself what is SafeTreker adventure travel insurance and do I need it.  To answer your question, the simple answer is yes. You need it.  So what is SafeTreker?  It’s an adventure travel insurance product designed to cover over 500 sports and activities. With our SafeTreker adventure travel insurance, all of the following sports and activities can be insured such as ice hockey, figure skating, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, speed skating, Alpine skiing, bobsledding, snowmobiling, and many more.  This insurance product offers varying levels of benefits and coverage, depending on your budget and travel needs.  The four levels are:

SafeTreker Basic

Our Basic plan includes only our comprehensive 24/7 Emergency Assistance Services as well as $1,000 for Trip Cancellation and Interruption; $25,000 coverage for Accident and Sickness Medical and has baggage and many other essential benefits while you travel.

SafeTreker Sport

Provides coverage for some Hazardous Sports, including skydiving, hang-gliding, parachuting, mountaineering, bungee-cord jumping, scuba diving (if accompanied by a divemaster or if the depth is equal to or less than fifty (50) feet, spelunking, or caving). This plan includes $2,500 for Trip Cancellation and Interruption, $50,000 coverage for Accident and Sickness, and $2,000 for baggage. Also included in this plan is the Search and Rescue benefit of $5,000 and Evacuation, in case of a natural disaster at your location, up to $50,000.

SafeTreker Extreme

In addition to Hazardous sports covered by SafeTreker Sport, SafeTreker Extreme offers coverage for over 400 named sports! Up to $5,000 for Trip Cancellation Trip Interruption and $100,000 Accident and Sickness Medical Coverage, $3,000 for baggage. Search and rescue up to $10,000 and Sports Equipment Rental protection up to $3,000.

SafeTreker Extreme +

For the most adventurous, SafeTreker Extreme Plus covers up to 500 extreme activities and sports. This plan covers up to $10,000 for Trip Cancellation Trip Interruption and $100,000 Accident and Sickness Medical Coverage, $3,000 for baggage. Search and rescue up to $10,000 and Sports Equipment Rental protection up to $3,000.

Also, when you purchase a SafeTreker adventure travel insurance policy, you will receive a LutiKey.  Never heard of LutiKey?  It’s an incredible device and service that will help you stay safe on your next trip by offering strong tracking abilities for you, your companions, and possessions, in addition to having your sports and activities covered with SafeTreker. You will now have a free tracking device that will help safeguard you and your valuables while traveling. Some of the benefits of Lutikey are:

  • Emergency Services Contact

  • Guidance in Unfamiliar Surroundings

  • Find Luggage and Valuables Anywhere

Now that you know about SafeTreker adventure travel insurance.  Take advantage of its coverage next time you book your winter sport or activity.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

 

By Administrator at 8 Jan 2021

Costa Rica Destination Information

Costa Rica Destination Information

Things To Know About Costa Rica Before You Visit

Costa Rica is a country located in Central America that is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations. Costa Rica is a land of volcanoes, rainforests and cloud forests, huge waterfalls, and mighty rivers. This incredible natural setting makes it difficult to decide between the various activities it offers, including rafting, windsurfing, diving, kayaking, recreational fishing, and surfing.

If you are not into adventure tourism, don’t worry.  Costa Rica has some of the most beautiful beaches on both the Pacific Ocean and in the Caribbean Sea. There are over 600 beaches to visit in Costa Rica. The Caribbean region stands out for its variety of marine life and its white sand and black sand beaches.  While visiting the beaches you can try surfing, diving in clear water, basking in the sun, and hiking along the coast.  Maybe you are interested in the environment.  If so, Costa Rica's territory is divided into 29 national parks, 19 wildlife refuges, eight biological reserves.

Now that you have heard about all of the terrific sites and adventures Costa Rica has to offer, it’s time to book a trip and enjoy it.  Just remember Costa Rica’s government has new requirements for travelers from abroad.  The government of Costa Rica has implemented the following criteria for visitors abroad to comply with before entering the country:

  • Fill out the electronic epidemiological health pass form before departure

  • Not show or experience symptoms associated with COVID-19

  • For international insurance policies, tourists must present certification from their travel insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying the travel protection meets the following three conditions:

    • Effectiveness of the policy during the visit to Costa Rica

    • Coverage for Medical expenses in the event of becoming ill with the COVID-19 virus while on Your trip in Costa Rica, for at least $50,000

    • Includes minimum coverage of $2,000 for Trip Delay if you are delayed in returning home on Your Scheduled Return Date. 

Our Safe Travels Voyager travel protection policy has been updated to meet these requirements.  As of October 21, 2020, the Safe Travels Voyager plan is in full compliance with the coverages needed to obtain your travel health pass.  Our travel insurance plan provides up to $100,000 for trip cancellation and includes a $250,000 per person limit for primary medical coverage. The plan now offers up to $2,000 of Travel Delay coverage to comply with the new regulations.

To get a quote or to learn more about how Trawick International is providing coverage for Costa Rica, please visit www.trawickinternational.com or get a quote below.


Founded in 1998, Trawick International is a full-service travel insurance provider specializing in protecting travelers of all types worldwide. We offer various travel insurance plans designed specifically by types of coverage, including comprehensive travel protection insurance, international travel medical insurance, visitor’s insurance, and international student insurance. Our company's mission is to deliver superior travel and medical insurance products that offer the best 24/7 emergency assistance services available. To become a Trawick International partner, call 888-301-9289 or email info@trawickinternational.com.

By Administrator at 4 Jan 2021

Travel Requirements for Thailand

COVID-19 Travel Requirements for Thailand

Make Sure That You Are Aware of The COVID-19 Travel Requirements for Thailand

Did you know that Thailand is one of the most popular places to visit in the world?  Like many other countries, the COVID-19 pandemic hurt Thailand’s tourism industry quite hard as it shut down international travel.  The good news is Thailand has begun to reopen its borders to travelers from all over the world on a limited basis.

As reported by Travel Pulse, to enter Thailand, all travelers arriving in Thailand must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR swab test taken within 72 hours prior to flight.  All travelers will be given a second COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.  If a traveler tests positive, they will be transferred to a state hospital for quarantine. If the test is negative, the traveler will be transferred to a state quarantine facility.  All approved travelers must quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Thailand at an Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) approved hotel or hospital.

As noted in the Travel Pulse article, travelers must have travel insurance that has the following requirements. Applicants will need to show evidence of medical and travel insurance that covers COVID-19. The insurance needs to cover at least US$100,000 in medical treatment, a minimum of 400,000 Thai baht (USD $13,050) for other medical and accident expenses. This insurance must be valid for the full length of stay in Thailand.

We at Trawick International have a travel insurance product that will meet the requirements of the required travel insurance by Thailand.  Our Safe Travels Voyager plan provides up to $100,000 for trip cancellation and includes a $250,000 per person limit for primary medical coverage.  Additionally, the plan offers Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) coverage, which will provide reimbursement for the percentage of the prepaid, non-refundable, forfeited payments you paid for your trip.  Trawick International insurance plans do not exclude losses due to COVID-19.  If a traveler, traveling companion, or a non-traveling family member becomes ill, our plans will reimburse customers for their non-refundable trip costs.

Now that you know the facts, it's time to book your vacation to Thailand.  Just remember to contact Trawick International and purchase our Safe Travels Voyager plan to meet the required travel insurance by the government of Thailand.


Trawick International has been a leading provider of travel insurance and other assistance services for more than 20 years. The Company offers a full suite of innovative travel insurance, travel medical insurance, student insurance, and emergency assistance services. Our success has been built on a foundation of trust that clients have placed in our ability to help them in the most challenging circumstances.

By Administrator at 27 Dec 2020
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