Travelling to Serbia? We've got just the thing for you.
Known for its floating nightclubs (or Splavs) and religious, historical, and cultural attractions, Serbia is a beautiful location to visit in Southeast Europe. It has the perfect blend of European and Middle Eastern influence. While visiting Serbia, one should still be cautious about themselves and their belongings. Getting a travel insurance is a wise choice to make.
An International Travel Insurance for Serbia 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 Serbia for work, leisure, or studies, Digit has you covered.
With Digit, you can purchase your plan online within a few minutes. Our digital experience makes every step super-simple and hassle-free.
Is travel insurance mandatory for Serbia?
Yes, travel insurance is mandatory when travelling from India to Serbia. Since September 2017, Serbia has made it mandatory to have insurance for medical coverage of not less than €20,000.
There is Visa-free Entry for Indian Nationals travelling to Serbia
Serbia is one of the countries offering visa-free entry to Indian passport holders staying up to 30 days. This benefit does not apply to Indians travelling to other countries, including Serbia's neighbouring countries.
What is the cost of Travel Insurance for Serbia from India?
A $50,000 Serbia Travel insurance plan from India for one adult starts from ₹225 only (excluding GST).
What’s great about International Travel Insurance for Serbia 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 (only for a duration of 1 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.
Serbia 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?
Serbia is a safe country with minimal risks. It is known for its warm and welcoming nature and is very safe for tourists. However, you can still be prone to travel scams and thefts if you aren't careful.
While ours is a travel insurance that covers most things that could go wrong during your vacation, we are completely open in all that we do. Transparency is key, after all! 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 Serbia, 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 Serbia from India?
Serbia has made it mandatory to have travel insurance with medical cover of not less than €20,000.
Although the country is relatively low risk, it is better to be safe than sorry. Covid-19 is still prevalent and safeguarding yourself against it and other diseases is a wise decision. Splavs are fun and exciting parties to engage in, but just like any other, it is not entirely incident-free.
You can access multiple advantages from Digit's Travel insurance when travelling to Serbia from India. With our travel insurance, 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 case of emergencies.
Compare Serbia Travel Insurance Quotes
Whilst comparing travel quotes from different travel insurances for Serbia, 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 Serbia before your Trip
Situated at the crossroads of the Balkans and the Pannonian plains, Serbia is a hidden gem among the Central European countries. It has breathtaking views, beautiful monasteries and exciting festivals that are sure to make your visit a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
However, to ensure that you make the best of it while holidaying in Serbia, you need to know some essential information. Keep reading this article to find out.
What Is the Best Time to Visit Serbia?
The best time to visit Serbia is from March to May and from September to October. The temperatures during these months are the best to plan your vacation.
However, if you want to experience the various festivals that Serbia has to offer, consider planning your holiday in July.
What Are the Things to Do and Places to Visit in Serbia?
The things you can do while in Serbia are:
Experience the beauty of nature at Tara Natural Park
Have a skiing adventure at the Kapaonik resort
Rejuvenate yourself at the Sokobanja Spa
Enjoy a bottle of beer at the Belgrade Beer Fest
Awe at the natural rock formations of Đavola Varoš
Here are the places that you should visit while holidaying in Serbia:
Church of St. Sava
Fruška Gora Mountain and National Park
Visa Requirements for Serbia Indians
For Indian passport holders, no visa is required to visit Serbia for up to 30 days within a 365-day time period. However, if you want to plan a holiday for more than 30 days, you will need some documents to get the visa.
Entry Information for Indians Visiting Serbia
The entry information for all Indian travellers is the same regardless of whether you are vaccinated or unvaccinated. You are not required to provide any negative test result or any proof of vaccination status.
What Are the Safety Precautions to Take While Visiting Serbia?
Here are the safety precautions that you need to maintain while visiting Serbia:
Keep a copy of your essential documents
Take a note of the emergency numbers
Avoid crowds and demonstrations if possible
Do not photograph military and police personnel and their equipment
Never carry or use illegal drugs
Avoid all debates with locals relating to Kosovo
Be very cautious and use only well-known roads while travelling in the Kosovo border area
You need to have a travel insurance policy if you are planning to visit Serbia. A travel insurance policy will provide financial coverage in case of flight delay, medical treatments, loss of valuables and other such unfortunate events in a foreign country.
Indian Embassy in Serbia
If you get into any unfavourable situation while vacationing in Serbia, immediately contact the Indian Embassy. They will take measures to assist you.
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