It is advisable to take out travel insurance regardless of whether it is a mandatory requirement by the country you are visiting. Travel insurance is very affordable and getting into the habit of buying it for each trip will not only mitigate the financial impact but also offer you peace of mind as you travel. Travellers usually require travel insurance in the event:
Our cover can be purchased for trips into and out of Kenya. The cover can be taken out for short or long international trips and is usually elective, which means you can decide whether to buy it or not. With ICEA LION, you are covered in any language.
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In the event that you are hospitalized due to sudden illness or because of an accident for more than ten days or in the event of your unfortunate demise, ICEA LION will meet the cost in respect of one immediate family member accompanying you at the moment of the event and who resides in Kenya with you provided that this family member is unable to travel by his or her own means of transport used for the initial trip.
ICEA LION pays for expenses incurred up to the maximum stated amount outlined in the Schedule of Benefits in your policy document. These include follow-up treatment for injury or illness as well as optical or dental conditions arising from an injury which was first treated outside Kenya, during your insured journey. This treatment must be undertaken within 30 days of return to Kenya.
In the event you suffer an illness or injury that is covered under the medical expenses and that requires you to be transported to another location or to return you to Kenya via emergency air, land or water transportation to obtain medical treatment, then ICEA LION will pay for the cost of the required services including the necessary accompanying medical staff.
If you, during your insured journey, suffer illness or injury, ICEA LION will pay the reasonable extra travel and accommodation expenses, for one person to travel to, remain with, or accompany you back to Kenya. This is subject to the medical advice provided by the medical team and ICEA LION’s written agreement.
In the unfortunate event of your demise, ICEA LION will pay the reasonable costs of returning your mortal remains to Kenya, or the reasonable funeral-related costs if your body is buried or cremated at the place where you passed on.
In the unfortunate event of your disability or demise as a result of injury suffered whilst on your journey, ICEA LION will pay out your insurance benefit subject to the limit provided the Schedule of Benefits indicated in your policy document.
In the unfortunate event you have to cut short your journey due to the death of an immediate family member, ICEA LION will meet the cost of travelling back to Kenya.
ICEA LION covers you for emergency medical expenses incurred as a result of injury or illness while travelling outside Kenya and travelling to Kenya from other countries.
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You can boost your preferred plan with the additional Terrorism Benefit at an extra but minimal fee. You will be covered for emergency medical expenses and personal accident expenses, for injury sustained as an innocent bystander following an act of terrorism. This is however covered for included in your travel insurance if you take on the medical and personal accident benefit options in your cover.
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