Welcome to the Sultanate in the Middle East. The oldest Arab state formed in the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is a country with vibrant culture, architecture, and adventure. Located in the Gulf region, Oman is surrounded by stunning natural beauty. The tourism sector in Oman is a developing industry. The hospitality, food, and heritage attract several tourists every year, making Oman a place to visit.
With this comes the requirement for safety and security during your travel. Here's where Digit's International Travel Insurance Plan comes in hand.
Digit’s International Travel Insurance for Oman covers and benefits you in unpredictable situations such as flight delays, loss of passport, baggage loss, medical emergencies, and other mishaps. If you're travelling to Oman for work, leisure, or studies, Digit has you covered.
With Digit, you can purchase your plan online and hassle-free within a few minutes. Our digital experience makes everything from buying insurance to making a claim online super simple and hassle-free.
Is Travel Insurance mandatory for Oman?
No, Travel Insurance is not mandatory when travelling to Oman, but it is highly recommended. Post pandemic, Oman has relaxed requirements pertaining to mandatory Covid-19 travel medical insurance for tourists.
Falling sick or needing medical assistance is an unpredictable event. Without an international travel insurance policy, the cost of treatment can be too much to bear. Hence, we suggest that you purchase a policy to safeguard and enjoy your trip no matter what.
What is the cost of Travel Insurance for Oman from India?
A $50,000 Oman Travel insurance plan from India for one adult starts from ₹225 only (excluding GST).
What’s great about International Travel Insurance for Oman 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.
Oman 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.
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What's not Covered?
While ours is a travel insurance that covers most things that could go wrong on vacation, we are completely open in all that we do. Understanding what your travel insurance does not cover is just as critical as knowing what is covered. The following are some exclusions that our travel insurance 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 Oman, 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 for Oman from India?
When visiting Oman, one can indulge in many adventure activities and experience the country's landscape to its fullest. Digit's Travel plan can be beneficial as we cover one-day adventure activities.
In case of emergencies and medical assistance, travel insurance is your go-to option. With various coverages offered, you can ease the stress of medical bills in a foreign country.
You can access multiple benefits from Digit's Travel insurance when travelling to Oman from India. Although Oman is a budding tourist hub, it is better to be cautious of yourself and your belongings beforehand. The country is welcoming and exotic, with plenty to explore. However, thefts, accidents, and travel adversities like baggage or passport loss can occur.
Compare Oman Travel Insurance Quotes
Whilst comparing travel quotes from different travel insurances for Oman, make sure you are aware of the following:
The medical benefits available and the limit of the Sum Insured for each
Terms of claims. The terms and conditions can often 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 Oman before your Trip
Oman can be a great option if you are looking forward to a destination with diverse landscapes and rich historical values. With its tranquil ocean, mesmerising coastlines, rugged mountains and golden desert stretches, this country captivates most travellers' hearts. Moreover, you can enhance the amusement with a bunch of activities like scuba diving, kitesurfing, hiking, paddling, etc.
However, you must note a few things before visiting this dream destination for the first time. For a hassle-free and memorable journey to Oman, here are some important things to know:
What Is the Best Time to Visit Oman?
Considering its dry subtropical climate, Oman records high temperatures all year round. However, the winter months are preferably pleasant for tourists to experience pristine nature and exciting activities. Hence, October to March offers the best view of the "Pearl of Arabia", as the temperature remains between 17 to 35 degrees Celsius.
Moreover, you can witness the turtles at Ras Al Jinz at this time of the year. However, you must check for the Muslim holidays, like Ramadan and Eid, before planning the trip to avoid crowds during these festivities.
What Are the Things to Do and Places to Visit in Oman?
You can try out the following things to make your Oman trip memorable:
Get a private camel ride at the Wahiba Sands
Visit Sur and discover the history of boat making
Watch the turtles in the Ras Al Jinz
Snorkel at Damaniyat Islands
Explore the history of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Hike at Wadi Ghul, a.k.a Oman's Grand Canyon
Oman is home to several breathtaking spots. Don't miss visiting the following locations for a grand Oman trip:
Ancient aflaj oases irrigation system and terraced orchards in Jebel Akhdar
Royal Palace Qasr al-Alam in Muscat
Land of Frankincense in Salalah
Mud village of Misfat Al Abreyeen
Forts of Nizwa
Wadi Dayqah Dam in Quriyat
Visa Requirements for Oman for Indians
Getting a visa for Oman is the top priority before planning a trip to this country. It usually takes 7-10 working days to complete the entire process from the date of application submission.
Entry Information for Indians in Oman
A valid visa is the first thing the authorities will check when you land in Oman. Besides, you need to meet the recent COVID-19 entry requirements.
Do remember that only fully vaccinated travellers are eligible to enter Oman with a vaccination certificate. You should also have travel medical insurance to travel to Oman from India. However, both these requirements have been relaxed since May 2022.
What Are The Necessary Safety Precautions One Must Take While Visiting Oman?
The following precautions are necessary for a safe and secure journey to Oman:
Keep your passport and the necessary documents while travelling.
Be aware of the local laws and customs, and other safety protocols.
Avoid isolated camping to stay protected from burglary or pickpocketing.
As the neighbouring country is experiencing an armed conflict, avoid travelling to border areas or large public gatherings.
Stay updated with the Indian Embassy's contact details and address.
Inspect the hotel rooms and security while checking in
Leave copies of your documents and details of your tour to a trusted mate in India.
Travel insurance can safeguard you financially in case of unexpected expenses like medical treatment, theft, flight delays, etc. Hence, travel insurance can be a saviour while you are travelling abroad.
Indian Embassy in Oman
You can reach the Indian Embassy in Oman if you face any kind of trouble. The concerned body can help make your stay more comfortable.
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