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work and travel

Why choose CareMed?

10 good reasons for choosing CareMed

1. Worldwide insurance coverage

Work and travel insurance by CareMed provides coverage either worldwide or worldwide except USA & Canada. This way you are insured on your trip to your travel destination.

2. Insurance approval for your visa

Our travel insurance for work & travel participants will be accepted for your visa application worldwide. This is true for all working holiday visax (e.g. Australia, New Zealand and Canada) as well as J1, J2, F1, F2, M1, H2B Visas for entry into the USA and Schengen visa for Europe.

3. Tailor-made travel insurance

Our insurance plans are adapted to the needs of young travelers worldwide.

4. Worldwide online application

Fast & convenient enrollment: You can enroll in 4 steps online. Your insurance confirmation is available right after your online application. Additionally, you will receive a login and all insurance documents by e-mail as soon as e-mail adddress has been confirmed.

5. Travel insurance period

CareMed travel insurance can be taken out for the maximum of 2 years (24 months) depending on destination. You should always enroll for the entire stay abroad. In case that you return home earlier, we will reimburse the remaining complete months as described below.

6. Secure online application

Our secure server (SSL certificate) guarantees safe enrollment and payment for travel insurance.

7. Payment methods

Flexible payment methods: Full amount paid by credit card (MasterCard, Visa or American Express) or direct debit from a German bank account (monthly or total payment).

8. Help in case of emergency while abroad

Our 24-hour emergency center provides excellent service around-the-clock to travelers in various languages. Claims offices in the USA and Germany offer fast and efficient claim handling.

9. Extension of work & travel insurance

Insurance coverage shall be taken out for the entire stay abroad. In case travel plans change unexpectedly you may request a renewal of your travel insurance period within the maximum insurance period. You simply log in prior to the date of expiration and request a renewal. Please be aware that renewals cannot be guaranteed.

10. Cancelation of travel insurance

Prior to the start of the travel health insurance, the policy can be cancelled free of charge. After the insurance start date you can cancel remaining complete months (minimum 31 days) via your CareMed login. The remaining premium will be reimbursed minus an admin fee of €15,00/ US$17.00 if no claims have been submitted.


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