With travel insurance, tourists can get a cover against situations like medical emergencies, loss or theft of baggage and passport. Trip Protection Insurance is one of the schemes available under travel insurance that provides cover against death, sickness, airline strike and bankruptcy.
Travel Medical Insurance is another scheme that provides cover on medical emergency. Flight or Travel Accident Insurance provides cover against any disaster that happens with the flight.
For frequent travellers, Annual Multi-Trip Insurance is available. Another scheme, Emergency Evacuation Insurance is valid for emergency conditions when travellers need to move to some other country due to some unavoidable situations.
TATA AIG is an Indian company that provides overseas travel insurance for European countries, including Italy. The policy provided by this company provides cover for medical emergency assistance, baggage claim, medical evacuation & repatriation and loss of passport.
ICICI Lombard also provides travel insurance for Italy. Benefits offered by their policy include cashless hospitalisation, health care through the tie up with United Health International and medical evacuation back to India.
Other companies like Bajaj Allianz, Reliance, Apollo Munich and Future Generali also provide travel insurance for Italy. Several companies provide travel insurance on Schengen Visa that gives policy holder insurance for 24 Schengen countries.
Emergency contact numbers in Italy: Police: 113 Ambulance: 118
Major Hospitals in Italy:
Milan General Hospital
4039, Highland Street
Milan, TN 38358 Tele: +39-731-686-1591
Via Aurelia 86000165
Rome Tele: +39-06-6641-8607
Hospital Santissima Annunziata
Via Annunziata, 3480139
Naples Tele: +39-08-1254-2515
Me and my wife, from Pune,are planning to London sometime in July/August to visit my daughter. On our way we want to see Italy: Rome 2N, Pisa, Florence 1N, Venice, Padova 1N, Vatican: Vatican City, Switzerland: Lucerne 3N, Engelberg, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfraujoch, Interlaken and France: Paris 3N tentatively. Would like to know the best tour operator who provide service with value for money. I would also like to have comments about;
1. Thomas Cook
3. Cox and Kings
Look forward for an response,
My husband and I will b going to Italy, Pavia, to be precise which is 35 km south of Milan.
I would like to travel on my own while my husband is preoccupied with teaching at the
University. Can u help me out with some website/tips onthe safest and
cheapest method of travelling in Italy? Are there any travel outfits in
Italy catering to the lone traveller? Also are there any cheap motels,B&B
joints,hostels willing to accomodate a single person or later a family of 3?
Look forward to your responses.
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