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Allianz Travel Insurance Review

Allianz Travel Insurance Review: Are They Any Good? Quick summary: We are reviewing Allianz travel insurance for nomads as part of a series so that digital nomads can make a good, well educated choice on their insurance provider and be clear about what they are getting. Our previous blog reviewed Safteywing nomad insurance and how…

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Does Insurance Cover Travel Vaccines?

Does Insurance Cover Travel Vaccines? Quick summary: Travel vaccines are immunisations specifically for international travel, protecting against diseases not typically encountered at home. Unlike routine vaccinations, travel vaccines are often not covered by national health plans. Understanding your specific insurance plan is crucial to determine if travel vaccinations are included. Most insurance plans cover treatment for…

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Ibuprofen vs Paracetamol

Ibuprofen vs Paracetamol Expert guide to pain relief Quick Summary: Ibuprofen and paracetamol are both common pain relievers, but they target pain in different ways. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory medication, making it ideal for pain caused by swelling and inflammation, like arthritis or muscle strains. It can also bring down a fever. Paracetamol, on the…

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How Does Age Affect Medical Insurance?

How Does Age Affect Medical Insurance? The older you get… Quick Summary: Age significantly impacts medical insurance costs because insurers view older individuals as higher risk, leading to higher premiums(costs). Younger people will generally pay less as they’re seen as lower risk. Insurers also set maximum age limits to manage risk, making early insurance purchase…

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SafetyWing Review

Safetywing Nomad Insurance Review What They Won’t Tell You Quick Summary: SafetyWing offers what it calls “Nomad Insurance” tailored for digital nomads, covering travel needs in over 175 countries. This is very standard and actually excludes routine check-ups, preventive care, and pre-existing conditions. Because of this, it’s affordable and flexible, ideal for short-term travels, but…

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Deductible Vs Out Of Pocket

Deductible Vs Out Of Pocket How They Rob You Blind… What the hell are deductibles and out of pockets in medical insurance, and why are they included? Well, we’d love to know why these insurance companies include them as well, and I want to warn you about the downsides of high deductibles and out of…