If you are looking for a travel insurance plan that offers more coverage and higher benefit limits—particularly in terms of medical benefits—than a basic plan, but at a lower price point than a high-end program, the Preferred plan from Generali Global Assistance could be your best bet.
This popular plan includes all of the same coverages as the Standard plan, plus specific coverages for sporting equipment and sporting equipment delay—ideal for skiers, golfers, snorkelers and more, as well as Accidental Death & Dismemberment – Travel Accident if you are injured in an accident while on your trip. The plan also boasts higher benefit limits on coverages compared to what is available with the Standard plan, such as trip interruption up to 150% of the total trip cost insured; $1500 of Baggage protection per plan holder; and $150,000 of medical and dental per plan holder.
In addition, if you purchase the Preferred plan prior to or within 24 hours of your final trip payment, you can get coverage for financial insolvency, meaning the plan can reimburse you in case you are forced to cancel or interrupt your trip if one of your travel suppliers (airline, cruise line or tour operator) discontinues operations due to insolvency, with or without filing bankruptcy.
Last, but not least, this plan comes with a variety of services designed to help you get the most from your vacation and give you a little extra peace of mind. For example, On Demand Medical Care can instantly connect you with a network of physicians for information, advice, and treatment through a service called Teladoc. And with No Out-of-Pocket Medical, you can receive payment reimbursement up to $1,000 for acute treatments from a trusted provider if you get sick or injured while traveling. Please note that Teladoc services may not be available in all states and international services may be limited.