Health Care

Health Insurance in South America

Most of South America has free public health care that will be able to be used by foreigners as well and this free health care is generally what is provided by employers. However, with any free public health care, the lines are often long and the health care can be hit or miss. It would be wise for teachers to purchase supplemental travel health insurance.

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. The best part – you can get insurance that also includes travel insurance to cover lost luggage or canceled trips.

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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
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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.