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Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« on: October 31, 2023, 10:16:03 PM »
I want to go to Israel to help my daughter with her kids while my son-in-law is at war.  I'm on Medicare and even if I was not, I'm told that no company will honor or issue insurance for health or car coverage for me while the country is in a state of war. Are there any work arounds for this?

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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2023, 02:15:53 AM »
I want to go to Israel to help my daughter with her kids while my son-in-law is at war.  I'm on Medicare and even if I was not, I'm told that no company will honor or issue insurance for health or car coverage for me while the country is in a state of war. Are there any work arounds for this?
Recall seeing this on a different thread
Something about differentiating between US government level 3 or level 4 alert

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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2023, 07:00:07 AM »
Health - local Israeli health plan through either MSG, AIM, or the like (possibly through kupot cholim too - check with Chaim V'Chessed)
Car - I don't know of anything other than whatever you'll pay the rental car co for full $0 deductable...

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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2023, 09:04:30 AM »
Health - local Israeli health plan through either MSG, AIM, or the like (possibly through kupot cholim too - check with Chaim V'Chessed)
Car - I don't know of anything other than whatever you'll pay the rental car co for full $0 deductable...
Msg usually puts you through a kupah which requires 5 months upfront (which is why tourists don't usually use kupot)
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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2023, 09:41:38 AM »

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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2024, 03:06:02 PM »
Which companies currently offer policies for trips to Israel?

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Re: Insurance for travel to Israel in a war zone
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2024, 12:31:18 PM »
For medical insurance options see Wiki at the top of the following thread:  https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=129333.