Portugal Launches Travel Insurance for International Tourists, Amid COVID-19

Portugal has launched its travel insurance scheme for international tourists, amidst Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The country’s latest initiative has been promoted by RNA Seguros de Assistência, and all interested persons can get detailed information online, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports.

Medical, surgical, hospital and pharmaceutical expenses will be included in the travel insurance that will be extended in the whole country.

According to the organisation “The objective is to guarantee, to all who visit Portugal, that they can travel around the country, safe and with confidence.”

The movement comes in an effort to revive the tourism sector, which has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

In April, Portugal’s government supported the work of the European Commission, Member States and other European Union institutions in their joint effort to find an ambitious European recovery plan, in a “spirit of unwavering solidarity”, to help Europe recover from the damaged caused by the deadly virus.

Earlier this month, Portugal announced new air traffic rules, according to the Portuguese Government website.

Portugal announced that air traffic would continue to remain open with countries in the European Union and the Schengen Zone as well as the United Kingdom. According to the announcement, regular flights will be resumed with 12 countries outside the EU.

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