Globelink J1 Travel Insurance

  • With Covid Cover
  • 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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What is J1 Visa Health Insurance?

J1 Visa Health Insurance, also sometimes known as J1 Student Travel Medical Insurance insurance specifically for students who are travelling to the USA on a J1 Exchange Visitor Visa Programme. It's available from Globelink for people living in teh UK or the EU aged up to 50 years old.

If you are traveling to the USA on a J1 Visa, you must have J1 student visa travel 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 Student Visa Travel Insurance exceeds the requirements of the US J1 Visa exchange programme. The US Department of State minimum J1 health insurance requirements are as follows:

  • Medical Benefits of at least$100,000 per accident or illness
  • Repatriation of Remains of$25,000
  • Medical evacuation expenses of the exchange visitor to their home country of $50,000
  • A deductible (or Excess) not to exceed$500 per accident or illness
  • A policy underwritten by an insurance carrier with:
    • an A.M. Best rating of "A-" or above;
    • a McGraw Hill Financial/Standard & Poor's Claims paying Ability rating of "A-" or above;
    • a Weiss Research, Inc. rating of "B+" or above;
    • a Fitch Ratings, Inc. rating of "A-" or above;
    • a Moody's Investor Services rating of "A3" or above;

The cheapest J1 policy is £ (based on 1 adult travelling for up to 31 days).

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 for an extra charge;
  • Globelinks Insurance provide is A rated to meet J1 Visa medical insurance requirements;
  • No hidden costs.

We offer two levels of Cover

J1 Basic provides the cover for the core J1 Visa medical health insurance requirements plus some extra essentials - Cancellation & Curtailment, Emergency Medical Expenses, Hospital Confinement, Missed Departure, Personal Liability including Rental Accommodation.
 

J1 Regular provides an enhanced level of cover and includes everything in J1 Basic: Cancellation & Curtailment, Emergency Medical Expenses, Hospital Confinement, Personal Accident, Missed Departure, Personal Liability including Rental Accommodation. 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

J1 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 (£5,000,000). Cover for reasonable & customary costs of Repatriation of remains is included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses Section (£5,000,000).
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 (£5,000,000). Medical evacuation included in the overall Emergency Medical and other expenses Section (£5,000,000).
A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness Deductible / or what we call the Excess is £100 Deductible / or what we call the Excess is £100

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 are brought to you through Globelink International Travel Consultants Limited for UK residents and Globelink (Cyprus) Insurance Agency & Sub Agency ltd for all EU residents. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under FCA Register number: 300144 (Globelink UK) and the ICCS in Cyprus.

J1 Basic Policy

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

from £75.14

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 £99.88

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.

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