EURO 2016 Health Insurance: Are You Covered?
On June 11th, EURO 2016 will kick off in France, with 24 teams vying for the title of the greatest football country in Europe.
The competition attracts football fans from around the world and some reports have estimated this year will see some 500,000 fans from just England and Wales alone, travelling to France.
While EURO 2016 promises to be a fantastic sporting event, the safety and security of fans will be of the upmost importance to UEFA.
In a bid to reduce the risk of fighting among rival fans and disruption around France, UEFA have announced there will be a 24 hr alcohol ban in the streets of Lens where games will be played.
UEFA and French authorities have worked hard to create a safe and secure environment for the European Championships, however there are steps fans can take to protect themselves, should an accident occur.
Euro 2016 Life Insurance
In the event you become ill or hurt while in France it’s important you have the appropriate health insurance which will cover all possibilities. If something serious happens to you in France, many insurers will only limit the payout to £2,500 whereas the cost or repatriation can be £30,000.
Some key aspects of health insurance policies which fans may wish to check are:
- Will your health insurance cover a prolonged stay in hospital or just treatment?
- What treatment will be covered?
- How will your existing health condition affect your health insurance?
- How much money will the insurance company offer under different circumstances?
- Are there loopholes that you may not have considered?
- Is there an excess on your policy and, if so, will you or your family have the money available to pay it?
Health Insurance for Euro 2016
When it comes to life insurance for important events, particularly an event like Euro 2016 when hundreds of thousands of extra people will be visiting, it’s important to have the right insurance.
There are some insurance providers that go the extra mile to ensure you or your family get the best level of care, and it’s not as expensive as you would think. Many of these insurance deals aren’t on price comparison websites, but an insurance expert can sort this for you.
If you would like a free review of your life insurance ahead of Euro 2016 to see what deal is right for you, then speak to Pivotal Financial Planning today. You can call us on 0141 243 2475 and we’ll get you the best quote across the industry. You’re under no obligation to proceed, but it’ll help you understand the price and benefits of the service, plus it could alleviate any additional financial strain on your family.