Spain’s Canary Islands to Provide Travel Insurance for Tourists in Case of COVID-19
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Spain’s Canary Islands to Provide Travel Insurance for Tourists in Case of COVID-19

Spain’s local government on the Canary Islands has signed an insurance policy to ensure that travellers will have their expenses paid if they contract the Coronavirus pandemic during vacation.

The Canary Islands will become the first of the 17 autonomous communities in Spain to offer this kind of insurance for travellers, with among other will cover medical, quarantine and repatriation costs, if any tourist gets infected with the pandemic Coronavirus

The Tourism Ministry has clarified that one must not knowingly be aware of having Covid-19 before arrival. This is the only condition that will be followed by the ministry. A representative from Canary Islands Tourism and AXA Insurance has signed the agreement regarding the Atlantic archipelago’s latest decision.

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