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What Is Schengen Insurance and How to Get It in Just 2 Minutes with QIC?

What Is Schengen Insurance and How to Get It in Just 2 Minutes with QIC?

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QIC offers a special Schengen travel insurance, designed to allow Qatar-based travelers fulfill one of the most important Schengen visa application requirements, and guarantee worry-free travels to Europe. 

Doha, Qatar: 19 May 2024: Summer is the most favorite travel season for the community in Qatar, and as the school year ends very soon, many citizens and residents of Qatar have already started planning their supper trips, with Europe being on top of the list.

For many nationalities, having a valid Schengen health insurance is a mandatory requirement as part of applying for a Schengen tourist visa, which allows travelers to visit a list of 29 countries in Europe, including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Even if you already have a valid Schengen visa, or do not need one to visit these countries, having Schengen travel insurance remains a smart decision to avoid unnecessary financial burdens, and enjoy a worry-free trip to your European destination.

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the first and largest insurance company in Qatar, offers a special Schengen travel insurance, designed to allow Qatar-based travelers fulfill one of the most important Schengen visa application requirements, and guarantee worry-free travels to Europe.

What Does QIC Schengen Insurance Cover?

Schengen Insurance by QIC (Also known as Fly Europe cover)is carefully designed to help citizens and residents of Qatar enjoy worry-free and memorable European trips, with a solid financial protection against unforeseen financial burdens and unexpected travel problems.

With a QIC Schengen insurance policy in hand, travelers from Qatar can enjoy a sophisticated health insurance coverage across the 29 countries constituting the Schengen area. The insurance coverage includes medical expenses related to inpatient treatment, cremation and repatriation costs, medicine consulting services and medical emergency assistance in the European countries of destination up to the limit of $ 50,000.

QIC's Schengen insurance validity can be customized depending on the needs and plans of each traveler, with single and multi-trip insurance options that can be valid for up to 90 days (3 months) per trip. In addition to the standard Schengen travel insurance coverage, QIC offers travelers optional add-ons that they can include to their standard policies: The COVID-19 Extension that covers medical, hospitalization, quarantine and trip cancellation fees in case of a COVID-19 infection, and the Winter Sports Extension which covers medical fees in the event of an accident or injury while skiing in a Schengen state.

How to Get Schengen Insurance with Qatar Insurance Company?

QIC offers Qatar-based travelers the fastest online options to get their Schengen travel insurance policies, from the comfort of their homes or offices and in less than 2 minutes at . All they need to do is enter their personal and trip details, and pay online using their preferred payment method, 100% paperless and without any need to scan or submit a document.

Using QIC Schengen Insurance

If an insured event happens during their European trip, travelers can file their insurance claim instantly at Alternatively, they can get in touch with QIC via WhatsApp at 5000 0742 for further support. It is recommended to file travel insurance claims immediately or as soon as possible, yet medical expenses claims must be declared within 48 hours of admission for in-patient treatments outside of Qatar.

Qatar's First and Most Trusted Travel Insurance Company

QIC is Qatar's first and largest insurance company, and one of the major insurers in the MENA region. Since its establishment in 1964, QIC has been playing a pivotal role in designing and introducing innovative travel insurance solutions that best respond to the needs of individuals in businesses in Qatar and beyond. The company has 11 branches in key locations across Qatar, in addition to cutting-edge online services that allow customers manage their travel insurance needs instantly, remotely and in just a few clicks.

QIC's outstanding performance and excellence in providing the best travel insurance products and services has been recognized with prestigious awards at regional and local levels, including the Best Travel Insurance Company in Middle East by the Global Banking & Finance Review Awards consecutively in 2023 and 2024, and Best Travel Insurance Company in Qatar by the International Finance Awards in 2023.

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