Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Greece Travel Insurance Travelling to Greece? You May Want to Read Our Complete Travel Insurance and Schengen Visa Guide Greece is one of the most visited European nations for the myriad of attractions it offers. This land is known for its ocean landscapes, rich history, distinct architect, varied culture, and delectable food. Moreover, it is pretty affordable to travel in and around Greece as compared to other nations in Europe. People flock herein Summers for Sun and Island activities such as kayaking, banana boats, and parasailing. For history buffs, there are many options; visit ruins of castles, and temples. Most popular places include Acropolis, Delphi, Epidaurus, Knossos, Mycenae, Olympia and much more. Athens, its capital, offers a blend of heritage, culture, and modernity. Greeks feed on a Mediterranean diet that includes fresh vegetables, grilled meats, seafood, feta cheese, bread, and yogurt. The primary language spoken here is Greek and currency used is Euro(€) (EUR). The Greece Travel Insurance adds to the peace and relaxation of the mind, which is one of the necessities when one enters a Schengen Country like Greece for leisure. List of Schengen Visa Countries Named after the Schengen Agreement, the Schengen region comprises of around 26 countries in Europe. This agreement is put in place to abolish internal boundaries with other member nations to allow free movement of people a goods and services. Vistors traveling to these member nations must obtain Schengen visa. List of these countries are 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? Depending on the type of travel there are two type of Visa that is available for tourist 1. Greece is the main place of your travel, and you are not traveling to any other Schengen state 2. If you are starting the tour with Greece and there is one main destination of travel. The visa can be applied for a short stay which should not be more than 90 days or a long-term visa which is applicable for a stay of more than three months. Long-term visa will require additional documents along with the below stated to prove the purpose of stay. The process of acquiring a visa is simple: 1. Download the online application form, fill it accurately. The same can be filled online as well, and then a hard copy can be generated. 2. Two photographs front facing should be pasted on application form. These passport size photos should not be old. 3. The original valid passport along with at least two blank pages is required. 4. Greece Travel Insurance Policy which should be minimum of 30,000 € for Greece and the Schengen states along with the other documents should be submitted to the Embassy. 5. Submit the duly filled application form with all the required documents to competent Consular authorities. 6. The process of application verification takes a few days. The fee for the same, however, is submitted at the time of submitting the documents. 7. The biometrics are tested as the final step, Within 15 days from the submission of application, the Visa is processed. You need to collect the visa from the Embassy along with all the original documents and passport. What Documents Do I Need for My Schengen Visa? The list of documents required to visit Greece from India is as follows Passport with a validity of at least six months from the date of travel. In case of a new passport, the copy of the old passport is also required. Filled and duly signed visa application form. You are required to fill a separate visa application form for kids traveling with you. This needs to be signed by parents 2 passport sized clear photographs Cover letter on the company’s letterhead if self-employed Salary slip for three months for people who are employed Leave letter from the organization of the company head for Service employee Pension Order or retirement proof for retired Business details and registration proof for those who are self-employed Bona-fide Letter or Student Id from the institution in case of students No Objection certificate from father or husband in case of a single lady traveling Travel Plan Hotel confirmation and booking details Copy of the confirmed tickets (Return) Details of the travel ( Itinerary) Is it Mandatory to Get a Travel Insurance for Schengen Visa? For all the Schengen countries before the visa is processed, there is a need for a Travel Insurance Policy. These policies should cover medical expenses of at least Euro 30,000 along with the cost of medical emergency and evacuation and repatriation of the remains in such situations. Travel to any destination without a valid Travel Insurance Plan is not possible given the regulations of these countries. Benefits of Getting a Travel Insurance from Bharti AXA Bharti AXA offers flexible Travel Insurance Plans for every traveler. Bharti AXA provides Travel Insurance Plans Covers all Travel and Medical Emergencies Single entry and Multi-Trip Policies 24X7 Claim Assistance Flexibility of operations 130 and more countries presence Online policy with no paperwork Full family cover under one travel plan 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. 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