When you think of Egypt, you think of the pyramids, mummies, history and religion, the Nile, and the Red Sea; oh, what a treat, isn’t it? Experience the land of the pharaohs and walk amongst the dead (in a sense).
To make your trip enjoyable and stress-free, especially in times of need, choose our Travel Insurance Policy before you leave! Digit's International Travel Insurance for Egypt covers and benefits you in unpredictable situations such as flight delays, loss of passport, baggage loss, medical emergencies, trip cancellations and other mishaps. If you're travelling to Egypt for work, leisure, or studies, Digit has you covered. Purchase your plan online within a few minutes, and you can be off on your perfect trip!
Is travel insurance mandatory for Egypt?
No, travel insurance is not mandatory when travelling from India to Egypt. We still advice buying travel insurance with medical coverages because we don't want you to experience additional stress in unexpected situations. We want to be there for you and ensure your trip is enjoyable. Buying travel insurance for Egypt is not obligatory but is recommended.
What is the cost of Travel Insurance from India to Egypt?
A $50,000 Egypt Travel insurance plan from India for one adult starts from ₹225 only (excluding GST).
What’s great about International Travel Insurance for Egypt by Digit?
Zero Deductibles - You don’t pay anything at all when you make a claim – it’s all on us.
Adventure Sports Covered - Our coverage includes activities such as scuba diving, bungee jumping & sky diving (provided the duration is one day)
Immediate Monetary Compensation for Flight Delays - We don’t want to waste your time any further. That’s why, when your flight is delayed for more than 6 hours, we give you an immediate compensation of Rs 500-1000.
Smartphone-enabled Processes - No paperwork, no running around. Just upload your documents when you make a claim.
Missed-call Facility - Give us a missed call at +91-7303470000 and we’ll call you back in 10 minutes. No more international calling charges!
Worldwide Support - We’ve partnered with the world’s largest health & travel insurance network Allianz, to support you seamlessly across the world. T&C apply.
Egypt Travel Insurance Plans that fit your needs
Offers coverages for the most common mishaps that can be encountered on an international trip.
This plan not only covers you for the most common mishaps on your trip but also keeps you protected from each hiccup, so your trip goes just how it should!
Emergency Accidental Treatment & Evacuation
Accidents occur at the most unexpected times. Unfortunately, we can’t save you there, but we can surely help you get the best treatment. We cover you for immediate medical treatment that results in hospitalization.
Emergency Medical Treatment & Evacuation
God forbid if you fall ill during your trip in an unknown country, don’t panic! We will take care of your treatment costs. We will cover you for expenses like hospital room rent, operation theatre charges, etc.
We hope this cover is never required. But for any accident during the trip, resulting in death or a disability, this benefit is there for support.
Daily Cash Allowance (Per day/Max 5 days)
When on a trip, you manage your cash efficiently. And we do not want you to shell out anything extra for emergencies. So, when you are hospitalized, you get a fixed daily cash allowance per day, to manage your daily expenses.
Accidental Death & Disability
While this cover has everything like the emergency accidental treatment cover, it has one extra layer of protection. It also covers death & disability while boarding, de-boarding or are inside the flight (Touchwood!).
Emergency Dental Treatment
If you encounter acute pain or meet with an accidental injury to your teeth on the trip, resulting in emergency dental treatment provided by a medical practitioner, we will cover you for the expenses incurred due to the treatment.
Smooth transit covers
If unfortunately, your trip gets cancelled, we cover the pre-booked, non-refundable expenses of your trip.
Common Carrier Delay
If your flight gets delayed by more than a certain time limit, you get the benefit amount, no questions asked!
Delay of Checked-in Baggage
Waiting at the conveyor belt is annoying, we know! So, if your checked-in baggage is delayed for more than 6 hours, you get the benefit amount, no questions asked!
Total loss of Checked-in Baggage
The last thing that can happen on a trip is your baggage getting lost. But if something like this happens, you get the benefit amount for the entire baggage getting permanently lost. If two out three bags are lost, you get a proportional benefit, i.e. 2/3rd of the benefit amount.
Missed the flight? Don’t worry! We will pay for extra accommodation and travel needed to reach the next destination shown on your ticket/itinerary if, you miss a pre-booked onward flight because of a delay in the flight.
Loss of Passport
The worst thing to happen in an unknown land is to lose your passport or visa. If something like this happens, we reimburse the expenses, if it is lost, stolen or damaged while you are outside of your country.
If on a bad day, all your money is stolen, and you need emergency cash, this cover will come to your rescue.
Emergency Trip Extension
We don’t want our vacations to end. But we don’t want to stay in a hospital too! If due to an emergency during your trip, you need to lengthen your stay, we will reimburse the cost of hotel extensions and return flight rescheduling. The emergency could be a natural calamity in your travel area or an emergency hospitalization.
In case of emergency, If you had to return home early from your trip, that would be really sad. We can’t fix that but we will cover charges for alternate travel arrangements and non-refundable travel costs like accommodation, planned events and excursion expenses.
Personal Liability & Bail Bond
Due to an unfortunate incident, if there are any legal charges against you while you are travelling, we will pay for it.
Coverage option suggested above is only indicative and is based on market study and experience. You may opt for any additional coverages as per your requirement. Please call us at 1800-258-5956 in case you want to opt for any other coverages or wish to know further details.
To read about the policy in detail please click here.
What's not Covered?
Digit's Travel Insurance from India to Egypt covers most things that could go wrong during your vacation. We are completely open in all that we do. Understanding what your travel insurance does not cover is critical, just like knowing what is covered. The following are some exclusions that our travel plan will not cover:
We can't cover diseases or illnesses already diagnosed (pre-existing conditions) or if your doctor has already recommended no travelling.
Daily cash allowance of up to 5 days is only valid for those hospitalised during their holiday in a foreign country.
Death or disability won't be covered after 365 days of the accident that has caused it.
Adventure sports are covered if you're doing it for one day. This doesn't include weeklong treks, hikes or professional-level adventure sports that go on for more than one day.
Acts of War are not covered.
Flight delays aren't covered if your airline already informed you about the same at least 6 hours in advance.
Delay of checked-in luggage is not covered if the delay is due to customs.
Any missed connection where the time gap between scheduled arrival of incoming flight and scheduled departure of connecting flight was less than the time required.
Thefts won't be covered if the police of the respective aren't notified within 24 hours.
Trip extensions due to childbirth or related matters can't be covered.
Trip abandonments due to pre-existing illnesses or health conditions can't be covered.
Trip cancellations due to rejection of visa are not covered.
With us, get access to VIP claims
After you buy our international travel insurance for Egypt, you live tension free as we have a 3-step, completely digital claims process!
Give us a call at 1800-258-5956 (if in India) or drop a missed call at +91-7303470000 & we’ll call back in 10 mins.
Upload the required documents & your bank account details, on the link sent.
We’ll take care of the rest!
Why do you need travel insurance from India to Egypt?
Egyptian weather conditions can cause one to suffer from dehydration, heat exhaustion, or any other heat-related medical conditions. While being cautious about your medical needs, travel insurance will come in handy during hospitalisation or emergencies.
Egypt is a tourist hub with a plethora of sites to visit. This also means that the risk of petty crimes like thefts can be a common occurrence. To avoid loss, it is essential to keep your valuables safe and by your side in crowded areas.
Travelling to a new place can be exciting. Experiencing an interruption of any sort during your trip can be a buzzkill. With Digit's International Travel Insurance Policy, you can be protected in case of emergencies, delays, cancellations, or any other mishap. Not just that, misplaced baggage/passport, flight delays and cancellations are likely to occur. It's a small cost with significant benefits in the long run.
Compare Egypt Travel Insurance Quotes
Whilst comparing travel quotes from different travel insurances for Egypt, make sure you are aware of the following:
The medical benefits available and the limit of the Sum Insured for each
Terms of claims. Many times, the terms and conditions can be tricky and very hard to come by. Read the fine print carefully.
The claims process by checking the company's previous claim records. After all, that's the whole point of insurance, right?
Know more about Egypt before your Trip
Once ruled by mystical pharaohs, Egypt is an abode of ancient culture and rich historical heritage. So, if you are a traveller fascinated with ancient civilisation, historical artefacts and monuments and tombs, Egypt can be a fantastic destination for you.
The majestic valleys, primitive rock temples, striking white desert and archaeological excellence, will tempt you for an exotic vacation ahead. However, before you plan an Egypt trip, don't forget to read this article till the end for guidance.
When is the Best Time to Travel to Egypt?
The best time to visit Egypt is in the winter, considering the pleasant temperature. Naturally, January and February are the busiest months of the year when most tourists head towards Egypt.
However, if you prefer a quiet visit with negligible congestion and crowd, you can schedule your trip anytime between October and April. Moreover, March, April and September are the best months to avoid the crowd and enjoy activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, etc.
What are the Things to Do And Places to Visit in Egypt?
There's a lot to explore in this ancient mystical country. Here are the top 5 things that you must do on your Egypt trip:
Explore the Giza pyramids quad biking
Go for a river cruise on the Nile
Take a tour of the Egyptian museums
Go for scuba diving at Hurghada
Hiking to the top of Mt. Sinai
Go for a hot balloon ride over the Nile River
Your visit to Egypt will remain incomplete if you don't explore the following places in this country:
Hanging Church in Misr Al Qadimah
Statue of Ramesses II in Nile River Valley
Mosque of Mohammad Ali in Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa
Avenue of Sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor temples in Luxor
Cairo tower in Giza
Saqqara Necropolis in Cairo
Visa Requirements for Egypt for Indians
While planning for your Egypt trip, you will need to apply for a tourist visa in the first place. You can get a visa with a maximum validity of 90 days from the date of issue. A tourist visa will allow you to stay in Egypt for a maximum period of 30 days.
Entry Information for Indians in Egypt
As per the latest guidelines of June 17, 2022, travellers no longer need to show their vaccination proof or negative PCR test report while entering Egypt. However, new rules and regulations can be implemented anytime, so stay updated on them.
What are the Necessary Safety Precautions to Take While Visiting Egypt?
While visiting a foreign land, you must keep a note of certain necessary precautions to ensure a safe and secure journey. Here are some of them:
Always keep your passport and other essential documents handy. Don't forget to leave the photocopies of your documents and necessary tour-related details with a trusted person in India.
If you wish to drive in Egypt, get an international driving permit valid for six months.
Do not click photographs of military officials or buildings without permission.
Don't forget to check the room, locks and security factors while checking in a hotel room.
Always put your mask on while visiting public places to avoid getting fined.
Stay updated with the local cultures and customs and abide by the country's laws to avoid safety hazards.
Keep the contact details and address of the Indian Embassy always handy to stay protected from legal issues.
Travel insurances are necessary if you wish to travel outside the country. It provides you with financial coverage during unwanted mishaps in a foreign land. An international travel insurance policy covers you during flight delays, cancellations, medical emergencies, passport loss, baggage loss etc.
Indian Embassy in Egypt
Whenever you travel abroad, ensure you have all the details of the Indian Embassy in that country. You can approach help from the embassy in case you face any issues in Egypt.
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