Travel Insurance Information for Expats in France
Originally posted on & updated on 17th January, 2024
When preparing to travel to your next dream holiday destination, you should ensure that you, your family and belongings are covered before you hop on the plane.
Have you had flights or a holiday package cancelled in recent years? Or are you looking to renew your policy for international travel?
Perhaps you’re concerned about an existing medical condition that could flare up unexpectedly or worsen while you are travelling.
If so read on, there are various packages available for expats in France, here are the main options for travel insurance.
French Travel Insurance
1- Assistance only which covers health costs and repatriation in case of accident or illness. There are two options, Europe wide cover or worldwide cover.
2- Assistance that covers health costs and repatriation in case of accident or illness, plus cancellation. Again, there are two options, Europe cover or worldwide cover.
3- Assistance which covers health costs and repatriation in case of accident or illness, plus cancellation, plus baggage, plus anticipated return home and legal representation abroad. Worldwide only, there is no option for a European cover .
4- Assistance that covers health costs and repatriation in case of accident or illness, plus baggage, plus anticipated return home, plus legal representation abroad. There are two options, Europe wide cover or worldwide cover. Option four does not include cancellation.
Apply for a Quote
These policies are provided under the understanding that you are covered by the French health system, CPAM or RSI. If you would like to take out a travel cover or have any questions, simply fill out the form online and our bilingual insurance colleagues will send you a quote in plain English, usually within 24 hours.
In the meantime, if you’re planning to hit the slopes this year why not check Jet2’s flights for the winter season, train or ferry prices with Brittany Ferries if you’re driving. And you’ve guessed it, we can also provide assistance with motor/car insurance and currency exchange if required.