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Sicily Travel Advice

September 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Travel Guide

Italy has a lot of different venues to which people can go on holiday. One of these is visiting the island of Sicily. Sicily has a variety of sights for visitors to enjoy. One of the most popular places to visit on the island of Sicily is Mount Etna. The tallest active European volcano, Mount Etna is also the 2nd most active of the world’s volcanoes. Within the area that is also a natural park with woods and forests.

Many travelers hike through this area. Hopefully, when hiking nothing goes wrong but in the event that it does, having travel insurance can make getting through the situation much easier. When taking out travel insurance, there is a variety of medical coverage that you can get for your Sicilian holiday. One is comprehensive travel medical insurance.

Most people do not generally take out this comprehensive of a travel medical insurance policy. This policy is generally taken out by those who have no medical insurance at all, even at home. Another kind of medical coverage you can get with travel insurance is emergency travel medical insurance.

This is generally the most preferred by those people who already have health insurance coverage in their home country. They need this coverage because their primary health insurance does not cover them when travelling. This insurance only covers emergency medical treatment.

Another aspect of medical travel insurance coverage from is also medical evacuation insurance. This covers the cost of an air ambulance and attending staff. This may be needed if you are too ill to return home or need transferred to another area where proper medical assistance can be obtained.

Most insurance policies specifically state that engaging in certain riskier activities that lead to an accident, may not be covered. Usually this will require additional travel insurance coverage for the specific activity. Check with the insurer to find out for sure if you will be covered.

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