High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance is available to cover business trips and leisure holidays to destinations where the FCDO advise against "all but essential travel"
Please Note - France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands are included in High Risk Territorial Zone D
Important Information for UK Residents: - Whilst High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance can provide cover for Travel for Business and Leisure purposes it is now limited to Business Travel Only in the short term in accordance with Government Guidelines.
The Government have stated that you MUST NOT leave home including to travel abroad, unless you have a legally permitted reason to do so, such as for essential work purposes.
If you feel that you have an essential reason to travel, please be aware that in the event of a claim you will be asked to prove without doubt that the reason for your trip was essential. If you are unable to do so your claim may be at risk of not being met. If you are in any doubt about whether your trip is deemed essential, please check on the gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus.
NOTE REGARDING CORONA VIRUS COVID-19 DECLARED PANDEMIC - Effective 12th March 2020 - We can provide High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance for travel to countries and regions where either the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or local authority equivalent or the World Health Organisation (WHO) have placed travel restrictions. For more information on Territorial Zones please refer to the help sets () on the right hand side when selecting your Territorial Zone on Desktop devices and the button on mobile devices in the 'Quote Details' section when getting a quote.
Please Note - For Policies purchased on or after 1st October 2020, we are pleased to announce that High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance now has Coronavirus / COVID-19 cover available regardless of FCDO travel restrictions.
This COVID-19 coverage is only applicable to the following sections of cover; Emergency Medical Expenses, Emergency Medical Repatriation/Evacuation, Return Trip (Following covered Emergency Medical Evacuation), Visitor To Bedside – Travel and Accommodation Expenses, Additional Accommodation Food & Travel Costs, Identification of Remains & Repatriation of Remains or Overseas Burial/Cremation and Hospitalisation Benefit; and no other section.
Whether you are an oil worker traveling to Iran to carry out business operations, a volunteer providing aid work or simply a tourist looking to explore the intricate architecture or vibrant culture of the Tehran Grand Bazaar and abundance of delicious Persian food. There are a few things you should consider before you go. Most importantly, is what is required in terms of travel insurance for Iran due to a number of risks associated with visiting Iran.
Unfortunately, Iran represents a high risk of terrorism, where attacks can even occur in places visited by foreign tourists. There is also a risk that British Nationals and an increased risk for British/Iranian dual nationals of being wrongfully detained when visiting Iran. Consequently, it is extremely important that they buy Iran Travel Insurance with sufficient travel cover before travelling. Especially as many ‘standard’ travel insurance policies will exclude travel to certain areas of Iran which the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) may advise against “all or all but essential travel” to. Fortunately, High Risk Voyager Iran Travel Insurance can provide travel cover for wrongful detention and to these areas where other travel insurance policies can't.
In addition to the increased risk of terrorism wrongful detention, Iran has also recently experienced a prolonged period of heavy rainfall which presents an increased risk of flooding and water-borne diseases. Therefore, it is important to understand that Iran has no reciprocal healthcare agreement with the UK or the European Union. This means that you will not be able to use your EHIC in case of a medical emergency whilst visiting Iran. Consequently, you will be required to pay all costs associated with any emergency medical treatment you may require if you do not have the correct travel insurance for Iran.
As of 29th April 2019, The UK FCDO advise “all British Nationals against all travel” to within 100km of the Afghanistan border, within 10km of the Iraq border, the province of Sistan-Baluchistan and anywhere east of the towns of Bam and Jask, including Bam. They also advise “British-Iranian dual nationals against all but essential travel” to anywhere else in Iran due to the severe risk of wrongful detention. These travel advisories can change from day to day, so Click here to see the latest FCDO travel advice for Iran.
Fortunately, High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance for Iran can provide cover to the areas mentioned above and more as it is a specialist travel insurance solution for high risk and frontline locations that can provide travel cover even to areas the FCDO advise “against all but essential travel” or “all travel”. This FCDO rating would usually invalidate a normal ‘standard’ type travel insurance policy.
High Risk Voyager Travel insurance for travel to Iran has been specifically designed to offer extensive travel protection whilst visiting or working in ‘high risk’ territorial zones in Iran. As well as being able to offer protection, if you choose, in the event of missed departure, baggage damage and sporting activities, our other policy benefits include:
Click here to see the full High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance for Iran Policy Wording where you will be able to view the full Table of Benefits and available optional covers.
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For Business Trips up to 365 days cover
*Note - Leisure travel trips are limited to a maximum trip duration of 31 days. Business, work, volunteering trips can be up to 365 days.
High Risk Voyager Iran Travel Insurance has been designed in close consultation between leading international travel and medical insurance experts and professionals operating at the frontline in the field of worldwide travel risk management, safety and personal security in fragile environments.
It’s quick and easy to get a Travel Insurance Iran quote: just click the ‘Get a Quote’ button to get a fast travel insurance quote online, or if you prefer to speak with someone then you can call our team direct on +44 (0) 1483 806 626.
Iran Country Information Profile
|Currency||Iranian Rial - (﷼) (IRR)|
|Other Major Languages||Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Gilak and Mazanderani|
|Time Zone||GMT +3.5/+4.5 Summer|
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Important Information for Customers with Serious Medical Conditions
The Money and Pensions service (MaPs) has developed a directory of specialist travel insurance to ensure customers with pre-existing medical conditions are easily able to obtain access to affordable travel insurance. If we are unable to help you and you are struggling to find medical cover that suits your needs, due to a serious medical condition, you may find a company that can help you through the MaPs travel insurance directory https://traveldirectory.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en or by calling 0800 138 7777 - Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm.
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