Azores Travel Insurance
The Azores, are a group of islands in the mid Atlantic and are governed by Portugal. The islands are full of amazing scenery, vineyards and mountains.
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- Summary of Cover
- Popular Destinations
- Popular Sports & Activities
- Travel Risks in The Azores
- Embassy | Consulates
- Visa Requirements
- EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)
- Pre Existing Medical Conditions
- Useful Websites
Summary of Cover
|Section & Cover||Silver||Gold||Platinum|
|Cancellation or Curtailment||£1,000||£3,000||£7,500|
|Medical and Repatriation||£10,000,000||£10,000,000||£10,000,000|
|Scheduled Airline Failure||£1,500||£1,500||£1,500|
*The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.
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This policy for a trip to The Azores is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority..
Be filled with astonishment at Sao Miguel's stunning crater lakes. Each one flowing with gorgeous turquoise waters, almost fairy tale like. Sete Cicades is nearing ten miles in circumference, whereas Lagoa do Fogo has a mountainous backdrop !
Visit a pretty fishing village and try the local seafood and cuisine in one of Sao Miguel's many restaurants.
Its capital, Ponta Delgada, hosts a range of Cathedrals and historic monuments, dating back to the 17th Century.
Sao Miguel is also lined with gorgeous beaches, perfect for sunbathing, Swimming or Snorkelling.
Brave Trekking up Mount Pico, a dormant volcano that gives this island its name. Although dormant, you won't be able to ignore the exhilaration of scaling partway of its 2,351 metres, or even to the top if you're feeling courageous.
After a long day of Hiking, be sure to relax with a glass of one of Pico's local wines, or visit a vineyard and try a few samples !
Dolphin and Whale Watching is also popular on this island, with many spotting these gorgeous, sleek mammals from their boat around the coast.
Hire a car to behold all of Sao Jorge's natural beauty. Its capital is a quiet harbour town, and the island is filled with picturesque cliffs and Hiking trails, perfect for a warm summer's day. Fishing is a popular pastime on Sao Jorge, so see if you can nab a fishing boat and catch with the locals.
While you're there, make sure to sample some of the regional cheeses, handmade on the island, famous for its strong, cheddar taste.
Santa Maria is the most southern island of the Azores, consequently making it the sunniest and warmest. It has rolling hills and amazing coves and cliffs, fantastic for you to sink your teeth into and explore.
Santa Maria's claim to fame is its craftwork, with most Residents owning a handmade patchwork blanket or quilt, spun on a loom on this very island.
Sailing is also prominent here, and with Sao Miguel only a short boat ride away, it's possible to spend the day there and get back before nightfall !
Popular Sports and Activities
Travel Risks in The Azores
You are unlikely to run into any problems when visiting the Azores, but you must always remain vigilant of thieves and pickpockets operating in built up areas.
Keep an eye on your belongings at all times and be aware of any scams. Have someone to remain on the beach with your valuables, if you decide to take a dip into the Azure waters.
Taxi drivers have also been known to take advantage of Foreigners, if your taxi doesn't have a meter, always agree on a price before getting in.
Embassy | Consulates
Address: Rua Domingos Rebelo, 43A. 9500-234 Ponta Delgada. S. Miguel - Azores
Telephone: (351) (296) 628 175
Visa Requirements for Azores
Nationals of the European Union do not require a Visa, you are allowed to stay in the Azores for up to 90 days.
EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)
Your EHIC card will cover you for emergency healthcare in the Azores, but make sure you have the correct Travel Insurance before you leave the United Kingdom, in case you require repatriation or cover for baggage or cancellation.
Pre Existing Medical Conditions
If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to the Azores, we are able to provide you with a policy.
Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.
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