Health Care

Health Care in the Middle East

Hospitals in the Middle East are usually quite modern and maintain a high standard of medical practice. They are structured very similar to hospitals in the western world. Many hospitals use English as the working language. Because of the arid climate, a common ailment is dehydration, so be sure to drink plenty of water. Also, important to note is that alternative medicine, like homeopathy, are banned in the Middle East. If you use such medications, make sure you bring a Doctor’s prescription with you. Most medical will be fully covered, but please check with your school about the specifics, as sometimes things like Dental Insurance is not covered.

For supplemental insurance Educators Overseas has partnered with World Nomads travel health insurance and officials there have personally assured us that teachers can extend their insurance policies indefinitely, for however long the teacher remains overseas.

What you need to know about World Nomads travel insurance

  • Recommended by Lonely Planet
  • They’ll cover your Adventure
  • You can claim online
  • Indefinitely extend your policy
  • Free travel safety advice
  • Give back to the places you travel

Top 5 questions about World Nomads travel insurance

How do I make a claim?
With World Nomads Travel Insurance you can claim online even if you are still travelling. And if you don’t entirely trust insurance companies, have a look at how World Nomads have helped some of their travellers.

Who can buy it?
World Nomads Travel Insurance is available to residents of over 150 countries.

Extend your cover
Had a change of travel plans? Unlike other policies, World Nomads allows you to extend your policy while you are still travelling.

What can I do?
World Nomads cover most adventure sports from bungee jumping in New Zealand to white-water rafting in Colorado.

How do I buy it?
You can only buy World Nomads policies online using a credit card. To start, please choose your country of residence.

World Nomads is more than just insurance, they also offer free personal online travel journals and destination and language guides for world travelers.