Globelink J1 Travel Insurance

  • Durations of up to 12 months are available
  • For people aged up to 50
  • Meets J1 Visa Travel Insurance medical requirements
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j1 visa travel insurance

What is J1 travel insurance?

J1 Visa Travel Insurance is available for people resident in Europe aged up to 50 years old who are travelling to the USA on a J1 Exchange Visitor Visa Programme.

If you are traveling to the USA on a J1 Visa, you must have medical health insurance for the full duration of your programme which meets the minimum standards set by the U.S Department of State. We are pleased to confirm that Globelink J1 Travel Insurance exceeds the requirements of the US J1 Visa exchange programme.

The cheapest J1 policy is £48.08 (based on 1 adult travelling for up to 31 days). Prices correct on the 01/01/2019.

J1 Travel Insurance Key Benefits

  • Exceeds J1 Exchange Visitor Visa Programme medical insurance cover requirements;
  • Exam Failure cover (J1 Regular);
  • Return Home Option
  • Trekking to altitudes of up to 3500 metres for free;
  • 50 pre-existing medical conditions covered free as standard others may require you to make a quick telephone call to check if you can be covered and the terms that will apply;
  • Cover is for USA and all other countries except your home country;
  • Over 100 adventure/hazardous activities covered as standard and higher risk activities can often be included for an extra charge;
  • Save money and time with Globelink booking Travel Insurance online;
  • No hidden costs.

We offer two types of Cover

J1 Basic provides the foundations of the plan, Cancellation & Curtailment, Emergency Medical Expenses, Hospital Confinement, Missed Departure, Personal Liability including Rental Accommodation and Scheduled Airline Failure.
 

J1 Regular provides Cancellation & Curtailment, Emergency Medical Expenses, Hospital Confinement, Personal Accident, Missed Departure, Personal Liability including Rental Accommodation, Scheduled Airline Failure, plus extra cover for Baggage, Personal Money, Legal Expenses, Travel Disruption and Student Exam Failure.

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J-1 Visa Medical Insurance Requirements Globelink J1 Basic Globelink J1+ Regular

Medical benefits of at least $100,000 per accident or illness

£5,000,000 of Emergency Medical, Repatriation and other expenses per accident or illness.

£5,000,000 of Emergency Medical, Repatriation and other expenses per accident or illness.

Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000

Cover for reasonable & customary costs of Repatriation of remains is included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses Section.

Cover for reasonable & customary costs of Repatriation of remains is included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses Section.

Expenses associated medical evacuation to his or her home country in the amount of $50,000

Medical evacuation included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses section.

Medical evacuation included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses section.

A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness

Deductible / what we call the Policy Excess is £75

Deductible / what we call the Policy Excess is £75


J1 Exchange Visitor categories include:

Students (College, University or Secondary School), Au Pair, Camp Counsellor, Intern, Physician, Professor and Research Scholar, Short-Term Scholar, Specialist, Summer Work Travel, Teacher, Trainee. Each with their own qualifying requirements.

Study, work and travel worry-free in the USA with your J1 Travel Insurance

Whatever your reason for travelling on a J1 Visa, get the right insurance cover for you. Many J1 Visa sponsor programmes incorporate health insurance, but you can also buy direct from us and may save money.

Just chose your cover and then add any Extras you may require for Valuables, Level 3 and 4 Hazardous Pursuits and Return Home Option.

Your J1 Insurance policy provides round-the-clock peace of mind. Our Medical Emergency Assistance line is available 24/7.

J1 policies on offer herein are brought to you through the services of Globelink International Travel Consultants Limited, an independent insurance agency serving the insurance needs of the community. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under FCA Register number: 300144

J1 Basic Policy

Gives you the essential J1 cover for people aged up to 50.

from £48.08

Globelink J1 Basic Travel Insurance provides all the essentials if you are on a tight budget but still need a policy that exceeds the requirements of the US J-1 Visa exchange programme set by the U.S Department of State.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £1,500
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000
  • Personal Liability - up to £2,000,000

J1 Regular Policy

All the J1 essentials, plus baggage, money, exam failure cover and more, for people aged up to 50.

from £63.91

Globelink J1 Regular Travel Insurance provides all the essentials and much more. It exceeds the requirements of the US J-1 Visa exchange programme set by the U.S Department of State.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £1,500
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000
  • Personal Liability - up to £2,000,000
Still have questions?

Globelink team will assist solving any of your questions over the phone 00 44 (0) 1353 699082.

J1 Basic and J1+

Schedule of Cover and Limits of Indemnity per Insured Person
THIS POLICY IS AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE LIVING IN THE EU PARTICIPATING IN A J1 VISA WORK & STUDY PROGRAMME TO THE USA

J1 J1+
  Person Per Section Cover Maximum Sums Insured Per Person Maximum Sums Insured Per Person Excess Per Claim
A
Cancellation or CurtailmentCover for unrecoverable costs and deposits incurred if you are forced to cancel or cut short your trip as a result of specified causes such as death, injury, illness or redundancy.


including Exam Failure Cover
Up to £1,500 in total


Not Insured
Up to £1,500 in total £75
B
Emergency Medical & Other Expenses

(including Dental Treatment)
Reasonable hospital, medical and other expenses including emergency repatriation costs to your home country within the EU.
Up to £5,000,000 in total


Up to £100 in total
Up to £5,000,000 in total


Up to £100 in total
£75
B1
Hospital Confinement BenefitCash benefit paid to you for each day you are hospitalized abroad to help towards additional expenses such as and phone calls, magazines etc.
Up to £10 per 24 hours up to a maximum of £500 in total Up to £10 per 24 hours up to a maximum of £500 in total Nil
C
Personal Accident

Death

Loss of Limb or Eye

Permanent Total Disablement
This is a lump sum payment in the event of accidental injury resulting in death, loss of limb or eye or permanent total disablement.
Not Insured

£0

£0

£0
Up to £10,000 in total*

Up to £10,000 in total*

Up to £10,000 in total*

*(£1,500 if under 18)
Nil
D1
Missed DepartureA payment towards the reasonable additional accommodation and travel expenses if you miss the departure of your initial Outward or final Inward international leg on which you are booked to travel, as a result of failure of public transport, accident or breakdown involving your vehicle or ahead of you on a motorway, strike or adverse weather.
Up to £1000 in total Up to £1000 in total £75
E
Baggage

Single Article/Pair/Set Limit

Total Valuable Limit

Spectacles/Sunglasses Limit

Delayed Baggage (Minimum delay of 12 hours)
Loss or damage to your personal baggage providing you take proper care to safeguard your property at all times. The any one article and valuables limit are as specified. We recommend that any expensive valuables such as ipads, cameras, phones etc. are separately insured under an All Risks policy.
Not Insured

Not Insured

Not Insured

Not Insured

Not Insured
Up to £1,000 in total

Up to £150 in total

Up to £150 in total

Up to £150 in total

Not Insured
£75
F
Personal Money

Passport & Documents
Cover for personal money and documents, including the unused portion of passports, visas and driving licences.
Not Insured

Not Insured
Up to £250 in total

Up to £250 in total
£75

£75
H
Personal Liability

(including Rental Acommodation Limit)
Cover if you become legally liable to pay compensation arising from you causing bodily injury, to certain people, or damage to rented accommodation. This section does not extend to the use of any type of vehicle or craft, or anything related to any work or business.
Up to £2,000,000 in total

Up to £100,000 in total
Up to £2,000,000 in total

Up to £100,000 in total
Nil
I
Legal Expenses & AssistanceCosts and expenses incurred in pursuit of claims arising out of your death bodily injury or illness.
Not Insured Up to £5,000 in total Nil
S2
Supplier Failure Cover including Schedule Airline FailureCover for your pre-paid accommodation/car hire/ferry, coach or train operator or scheduled airline should fail and you cannot get a refund from any other source.
Up to £1,500 in total Up to £1,500 in total £75
S3
Travel Disruption CoverCover if as a result of war, revolution, acts of foreign enemies (including terrorism) or major climatic conditions and acts of nature (earthquake, volcano etc) your pre-booked outward or return journey is delayed by more than 24 hours.
Not Insured Up to £1,500 in total £75

Please read your Policy Wording carefully to ensure that it meets with your precise requirements. View and download the relevant Policy Wording* from the links below depending on whether you live in the UK or elsewhere in the EU.


*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st January 2019, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Documents Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting globelink@globelink.co.uk with your name and address details.


Policy Wording for Policies issued from 1st January 2019 to 31st January 2019

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 1st February 2019 onwards

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 1st February 2019 onwards

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