Even as the global economy has opened up, the after-effects of the pandemic have changed the ways in which we travel forever. From lockdown uncertainties in some parts of the world to added travel requirements like vaccine shots and contact tracing forms, there seems to be a daunting checklist that we need to clear out for our next trip. Of course, there’s still the dark cloud that doesn’t seem to go away – how safe is it really to start traveling again?
Thankfully, the #1 e-wallet app GCash is here to alleviate our travel woes this year.
With travel insurance now offered in GCash, you can skip to the good parts by seamlessly incorporating protection into your upcoming travels. All you have to do is log on to your GCash app, open ‘GInsure’, and tap ‘Travel’.
This feature allows you to choose your preferred travel protection option from GCash’s partner-insurance providers, Standard Insurance, offering protection as low as Php 103, and Malayan Insurance offering protection as low as Php 950.
Here are some of the ways that the Standard and Malayan travel insurance packages in GCash can prepare you for your next vacation:
1. Choosing your destination
Are you hoping to experience a winter wonderland in the coming months, or maybe you’re yearning to take a beach trip this summer? GCash protects you by offering travel insurance in various countries all over the world. You can be flying domestically, across the ASEAN, to multiple countries in Asia, and even worldwide. Coverage duration covers as little as one day, spanning up to 90 days.
2. Completing your itinerary
When traveling during the rainy season, you can never be too sure about your flight scheduling. Thankfully, GCash’s travel insurance offering allows customers to reimburse cash in case of trip cancellations and terminations made by your airline provider. In case of flight delays, it is also possible for you to get compensated for hotel accommodation and food allowance on a case-to-case basis depending on your protection coverage.
3. Traveling by air
Air travel is not always glamorous. We have all heard of horror stories of lost or damaged luggage, misplaced visas or passports, or even loss of cash during flights. Well, the travel insurance can reimburse you for that as well! Get paid back for your troubles with a minimum spend of Php 103 or Php 950!
4. Protecting yourself against emergencies
With the pandemic heightening the need to be protected wherever you go, GCash offers travel insurance that can cover hospitalization expenses for certain accidents or illnesses that are not pre-existing, including claims arising from COVID-19. In fact, both Standard and Malayan Insurance offer travel assistance in the case of medical repatriation or evacuation.
Revenge travel is all the rage right now, which means hordes of people flocking all the most popular destinations, airports, and seaports here and around the world. While this may seem daunting, GCash has your back! When you avail of travel insurance via GCash, you can travel worry-free and have some of your biggest travel fears covered for the most affordable insurance packages.
No GCash yet? Download the GCash App on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, or Huawei App Gallery! Register and get verified today, and enjoy #GalaNaAlwaysHanda this 2023 by getting travel protection via GInsure now!