Spanish law also stipulates that tourists with COVID-19 symptoms must be self-quarantined in accommodation or in a quarantine facility assigned by health authorities. In most cases, the quarantine period lasts 10 days and is paid by the tourist himself.
In some areas, such as Andalusia, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Galicia and Murcia, to attract tourists, from the UK and other countries sick with COVID-19, using the services of private insurance companies. We provide travel insurance to our tourists. During their visit.
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The Daily Express has revealed what is covered in each region. All figures are current as of September 5, 2021.
Andalusian government travel insurance provides medical, surgical, and other hospitalization coverage related to COVID-19 infections of up to € 4,000. It also covers shipping and repatriation costs, as well as a quarantine facility for up to 15 days, with a price limit of € 5,000. These benefits are offered to travelers from the UK and other countries, but not to Spanish citizens.
The Balearic government offers a comprehensive package of COVID-19 travel insurance for tourists. This includes free travel by insurance company RACE, which covers the costs of interpreting services, the costs of transporting tourists to their place of residence, the cost of returning home in case of death, and the additional hotel costs incurred during quarantine or quarantine. Health insurance is included.
According to the Balearic Islands Tourism Strategy Agency (AETIB), this insurance covers 24 hours after tourists check in to regulated official accommodation on one of the four islands, and for the rest of their stay. valid.
The Canary Islands have been offering free travel insurance to tourists through the insurance company AXA since the summer of 2020. Coverage includes medical expenses and accommodation for foreign and domestic tourists, as well as residents of the Canary Islands.
Coverage begins when a visitor tests positive for COVID-19 while staying at a tourist accommodation on the island. Health and tourism authorities in the area extended their contract with AXA last month, but have not announced when the free insurance offer will end.
Starting in June, this northwestern region of Spain offers free COVID-19 travel insurance to visitors from outside the region through the insurance company Europ Assistance.
Visitors who are staying at tourist accommodation and are not ill before their arrival have access to free compensation. Insurance covers health, accommodation, or transportation costs, including the costs of the visitor’s family and companions. For repatriation, coverage ranges from € 500 (~ £ 428) up to € 15,000 (~ £ 12,857).
The southeastern coast of Murcia provides tourists with COVID-19 insurance through RACE Seguros, covering medical and travel expenses, as well as additional costs incurred from extended stays due to self-isolation.
Coverage applies to domestic and foreign tourists and to accompanying family members or companions only if they are staying in accommodation regulated by the Government of Murcia.