Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Estonia Travel Insurance Experience the Rich History of Estonia Read Our Complete Travel Insurance and Schengen Visa Guide Estonia is known for its endless beauty that is marked by Baltic beaches, Medieval old towns, and energetic nightlife.If you are an avid traveler, traveling to Estonia can quench your thirst for adventure. A mix of urbanity and wilderness welcomes the travelers. This place belongs to the world of fairy tales, as you will witness medieval architectures, crumbling castles, and colorful urban landscapes. Estonia reflects an interesting throwback to Soviet Era. The culture and tradition of this small European land is somewhat different from other countries of Europe. Things, not miss here are Saaremaa, Tallinn Old Town, Tartu, Pärnu beach that you can enjoy most during late spring or summer. Enjoy local food such as dark bread (Leib), soup (Supp), and herring (heeringas). Locals speak in Estonian and use Euros to trade. As it is a Schengen country, it is mandatory for you to carry Estonia Travel Insurance during the journey. Depending on the status of your travel insurance, the embassy of Estonia in India will offer you a visa. List of Schengen Visa Countries The tourism regulations in a Schengen country aretotally different from the other countries. Here, no visa is provided on arrival. To avail a valid visa for Schengen country, you need to get a Travel Insurance Policy first. The List of Schengen countries is given below. Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Spain Slovakia Slovenia Sweden Switzerland How to Apply for Schengen visa? Being an Indian, you need a Schengen visa to enter into a Schengen country. According to the European Union, 26 states form the Schengen area/zone and have maintained their unique laws and policies. There is no entry to these countries, without a valid Travel Insurance Plan. Consider the following steps to avail a Schengen visa. Download the Schengen visa application form from the online platform. You can fill the form both manually or by typing it Make sure that, all the columns are filled accurately. You need to submit necessary documents like passport, Travel Insurance Policy, hotel accommodation details, flight itinerary and all other details of the travelers. Now the visa application form, along with the documents and charges should be submitted to the respective Embassy of the Schengen country. It takes 72 hours to process a Schengen visa application form. But sometimes the process takes up to 21 days. Thus, it is recommended to apply for the visa six weeks before the date of travel. What Documents Do I Need for My Schengen Visa? Passport – You need to submit a copy of your passport, which should reflect your passport number along with your details. If the passport is not valid for three months, after the expiry of the Schengen visa, then the visa will be rejected, so make sure that your passport is up to date. Again, there must be at least two blank pages in the passport. Schengen travel insurance plan – If you are traveling to Estonia, then Estonia Travel Insurance is mandatory. In case, you are submitting the visa application without Travel Insurance; your application will be rejected. Again, for Schengen country visa, the minimum coverage amount associated with the travel insurance is 30,000 EUR. Accommodation proof – It is necessary to submit the hotel booking details along with the visa application form. Flight Itinerary – It is necessary to submit the flight details, as it includes the arrival and departure date. This will reflect the number days for which you will be offered the Schengen visa. Personal details along with photo – It doesn’t matter whether you are traveling solo or with your family, you have to provide the details of every traveler, who is going to visit the Schengen country. Necessary information like Name, Address, Identity authentication, Photo, original signature, etc. is mandatory to be submitted with the visa application form. Once you have submitted the above documents along with the application form, you need to wait for the visa approval. In case, your request for Schengen visa is not accepted, you can seek an application from the Embassy, stating the exact reasons for rejection. Is it Mandatory to Get a Travel Insurance for Schengen visa? The answer to the above question is a straight “Yes.” Look, as discussed above the jurisdiction and the regulations of the Schengen countries aretotally different. The tourism departments in the Schengen countries are very strict towards their law implementations. In case, you are hurting the citizen of the Schengen country knowingly or unknowingly; then you need to pay necessary compensation to the Third-Party. If a citizen gets injured in an accident caused by you, you will be saddled with legal issuestime. But who will bear the medical and other expenses associated with the treatment? Thus, to ensure peace and comfort for both citizens and tourists, the Schengen countries have made the Travel Insurance mandatory. If a tourist is covered by Travel Insurance, then the insurer will bear the expenses regarding Third-Party Liability. Again, the expensive medical service in Europe is also another reason. Euro is a costly currency. Hence, Indian citizens have to spend a lump sum amount of money in availing medical facilities in Schengen countries. So, to ease the legal and medical expenses in Schengen countries, it is mandatory to get Travel Insurance to avail the visa. Benefits of Getting a Travel Insurance from Bharti AXA 24X7 customer support– A dedicated support is always a call away from you. So, don’t hesitate to call in case you are facing any difficulties with the claims and processing. Compensation for Loss of essentials – The loss of important documents like passport, identity proofs, hotel booking details, flight tickets, money is covered under the Travel Insurance scheme. You can also opt for instant financial help if you are running out of cash. Legal expenses – In case, you are involved in an accident, in which the Third-Party is subjected to severe injury or death, then the insurer will bear the compensation to the Third-Party Compensation for trip cancellation/delay – If your flight is canceled or delayed for any reason, and you have to buy a new ticket, the insurer will pay the extra expenses. Fire/burglary insurance for home – While you are traveling to another country, if there is fire accident/burglary in your house, Bharti AXA will offer a compensation amount to recover the loss. Well, there are many other benefits of personal accident covers, emergency accommodation expenses, hijack distress, daily cash allowance offered by the insurer. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Planning on an international trip? Take a look at our FAQ section that resolves commonly-asked queries on travel insurance. How do I benefit with Travel Insurance? Overseas travel insurance protects you when you are travelling in a foreign land. The insurance covers the expenses incurred during events like flight cancellation, illness, injury, misplaced baggage, loss of passport, etc. There would be financial reimbursement offered to cover the financial risk. Are Children and Senior citizens covered? Children from the age group of 3 months are covered.Senior citizens are also covered, with maximum entry age restricted to 85 years.For buying a policy covering people above 60 years of age kindly contact our representative at 080- 49010200. MORE FAQs Why choose Bharati AXA Travel Insurance Travelling overseas is always fun. its more fun when you know your trip financialy secure. That's why our Travel Insuarnce is idel companion for all your journey's of life 130+COUNTRY WIDE PRESENCE COVERS ALL TRAVELS RELATED DISASTERS FLEXIBLE PLANES FOR YOUR NEEDS 24/7 AXA ASSISTANCE WORLDWIDE Request Call Back Product * CarTwo WheelerHealthTravelPersonal Accident submit Related Posts Disclaimer : The information published on this website is for the public's reference only. 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