A guide to getting travel insurance with Covid cover in Malaysia

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If you are going on vacation soon, you might want to consider getting travel insurance that includes Covid cover in Malaysia.

Although travel restrictions have eased, it’s still a good idea to be cautious when going abroad. Covid-19 is still around, and each country has different quarantine and healthcare rules when it comes to the virus.

The last thing you want to happen when you’re on vacation is catching Covid-19, but if you do, it will give you and your family peace of mind knowing that you are covered by insurance. While pre-pandemic travel insurance was considered a luxury some travelers never cared about, it’s no longer an option for most of us in 2022.

We have seen with our own eyes how pandemics can severely affect travel when borders suddenly closed in 2020. Besides medical coverage, buying travel insurance with Covid coverage can also be a lifesaver if you are stuck overseas. Covid-19 cover often includes evacuation (if required), trip cancellation cover, quarantine benefits, etc.

It can be daunting and overwhelming to sift through policies to find the best travel insurance with Covid cover. Therefore, we have put together this guide that is easy to refer to when planning your trip. Be careful!

Although travel restrictions have eased, it’s still a good idea to be cautious when going abroad, so getting travel insurance with Covid cover in Malaysia is still a good idea. (Image: Erik Odiin/Unsplash)



Here is your guide to getting travel insurance with Covid cover in Malaysia:

TuneProtect

Travel Easy insurance from Tune Protect offers travelers complete peace of mind abroad, with Covid-19 cover ((individual and family) for medical expenses, quarantine allowance, trip cancellation and more.The company offers two plans for travelers to choose from, the COVID Plan Plus and COVID Lite Plan.Please note that Covid coverage only applies to international travel and does not include domestic travel within Malaysia .

For the full list of Covid cover, click here.

AIG Malaysia

AIG Malaysia offers comprehensive travel insurance that includes Covid cover to ensure you get the most out of your trip. If you are diagnosed with Covid-19 overseas, you will be provided with coverage including medical and emergency evacuation and repatriation expenses up to RM700,000, trip cancellation benefits, Trip Interruption and Quarantine Allowance (applicable only to Basic, Standard or Deluxe Plans).

For more information, click here.

Etiqa

Etiqa offers a number of travel insurance and takaful plans which cover expenses related to Covid-19. The TripCare 360 ​​insurance plan includes coverage for COVID-19, travel delays, lost baggage, medical emergencies, and other travel inconveniences. There is also a specific insurance plan for traveling to Singapore. SingBorder Travel Insurance offers Covid-19 coverage for those visiting Singapore, hospitalization benefit up to RM100,000, and more.

Click on here to visit the official website.

Insurance Berjaya Sompo

Berjaya Sompo’s SOMPO TravelSafe travel insurance ensures that you can travel abroad or domestically with complete peace of mind. You’ll get comprehensive travel protection up to RM500,000, as well as cover for complications related to Covid-19. Choose from three plans depending on your needs, Elite A, B or C.

Learn more here.

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