Why do you need Travel Insurance for the Dominican Republic?
You’ll want a carefree trip when travelling to the Dominican Republic. Travel insurance for the Dominican Republic will provide you with support and cover for unexpected circumstances related to unforeseen medical emergencies and cancellations. This type of insurance is vital for all holidaymakers hoping to visit the Dominican Republic.
It’s time that you travelled with the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1.
Comprehensive cover when travelling to the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic offers visitors the chance to experience the vibrancy of island life. Its hospitality service is second to none, offering a warm welcome to tourists from around the world. Should you visit – you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy splendid beaches with panoramic views, exquisite culture and plenty of sites rich in history.
As a destination, the Dominican Republic promises a holiday of a lifetime. With round trip flights costing around £1,263, it’s a trip worth protecting against cancellations, especially in light of the pandemic.
Comprehensive cover can also help you avoid unforeseen medical bills that may arise from an emergency while travelling. To make sure the policy you choose is valid – you must declare all pre-existing medical conditions.
As the UK’s No.1 for travel insurance2, we offer policies and peace of mind. Our cover includes:
- Coronavirus cover that has been rated ‘Superior’ by a leading independent UK consumer champion
- All pre-existing medical conditions considered
- Flexible cancellation cover available with no upper age limit
How to choose the right level of cover for the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is an exotic location offering a once in a lifetime experience. To ensure your trip remains unproblematic and blissful, we recommend you choose a travel insurance policy with the following benefits included:
Emergency medical expenses – Emergency medical treatment abroad can lead to unexpected bills, this type of cover will help you avoid being out of pocket.
Repatriation to the UK – with treatment varying from island to island, you may need to be repatriated to the US and then to the UK. This can be incredibly expensive, so it’s worth including this as part of your policy.
Cancellation and Curtailment – cancellations can occur without warning. It’s best to be prepared for any eventuality. Cancellation cover will help you with costs if you have to cancel or cut short your trip.
Our branded policies can be tailored to suit you and your needs offering you cover that includes;
- Cancellation* and Curtailment
- Cost of repatriation
- Cost of emergency medical treatment
- Personal liability
For your safety, all AllClear branded policies include enhanced covid Cover for FREE. Discover the benefits below:
Enhanced Covid-19 Travel Insurance for the Dominican Republic
At least 3 out of 4 people (77%3) of those we surveyed over 50 feel more confident to travel in the next 12 months after receiving their full course of the covid vaccine.
Chris Rolland, AllClear CEO, states that: “The Vaccination programme on a global level has been a success. It’s undoubtedly an exciting time; we can all once again make the most of our opportunity to travel after enduring multiple lockdowns over the last few years. “
Although the vaccination has made travel safer, it’s still vital to have the right level of cover in place. Enhanced covid cover is essential. Make sure it’s included with the policy you choose.
To ensure your trip is protected and runs with minimal disruption; there are a few things we recommend:
- Be clear on Dominican Republic’s entry requirements and be aware of restrictive border measures by checking the FCDO website.
- Check the ‘Traffic Light System‘ for quarantine requirements on return to the UK from the Dominican Republic.
- Buy quality travel insurance for the Dominican Republic that includes enhanced COVID-19 cover.
Benefits of AllClear Cover
|Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs||Up to £10m||Up to £15m||Up to £15m|
|Cancellation* and Curtailment||Up to £2k||Up to £15k||Up to £25k|
|Extended cover||30 days FREE||30 days FREE||30 days FREE|
|Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19||Up to £2k||Up to £2k||Up to £2k|
|Travel Delay||Up to £100||Up to £350||Up to £500|
|Cost of return flight due to COVID-19|
|Personal Belongings||Up to £2k||Up to £2.5k||Up to £3k|
|Personal liability||Up to £2m||Up to £2m||Up to £2m|
|Legal protection cover||Up to £50k||Up to £50k||Up to £100k|
|* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover|
|All these figures are per person and per trip|
Will you be covered if you’re travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?
There are three things to check so that you can make sure you're covered:
- You must be fit to travel
- The FCDO must NOT have advised against travel to your destination - check the FCDO travel advice
- You must follow the local government advice for your destination, checking and following their guidelines and entry requirements
You can then be covered for emergency medical expenses and cancellation for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, with AllClear travel insurance with enhanced Coronavirus cover. Existing policyholders should read our Frequently Asked Questions if your trip is affected by Covid-19.
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Simple 3 step quote process
1. Call us or click a quote button on our siteOnce you are ready to start the quote process, the first step is to provide your personal details and information about your holiday plans.
2. Complete our simple medical screening processYou then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.
3. Get your quotesYou will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.
Frequently asked questions
Is the Dominican Republic safe to visit now?
The Dominican Republic is trouble-free for most tourists. However, there is a high crime rate, so it’s always best to remain vigilant. With regards to covid – it’s regarded as being high risk. For full safety and security details, visit the FCDO website.
Is the Dominican Republic on the red list?
As of 23rd August 2021 – the Dominican Republic is on the red list. However, this could change with each new travel update. So, always check the FCDO website.
Is the Dominican Republic part of the USA?
The Dominican Republic is not part of the USA; it is part of the Caribbean. It’s a beautiful destination that provides an idyllic experience of island life. If you wish to extend your exploration of this part of the world, we also offer Caribbean travel insurance, Barbados travel insurance and Jamaica travel insurance.
Written by Lydia Crispin, MA Content Creator at AllClear
Edited by Letitia Smith, M.Sc. Content Manager at AllClear
2 Ranked first Overall for Travel Insurance on SmartMoneyPeople.com from over 14,300 independent customer reviews on 27/01/2021.
3 Based on the AllClear summer survey July 2021, 1440 respondents.
4 Based on 166 AllClear customers surveyed in April 2021.
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