For the first time in a long while, an American passport is nearly as good as kindling. To travel abroad, your options are few and far between. Restrictions are always changing, however, and some countries are moving to allow Americans entry with proof of travel insurance that covers COVID-19.
Aruba, Bermuda, and Dubai are already on the list, and several other countries — like Turks and Caicos — will join the ranks when their doors open. These countries, by and large, are looking for policies that cover the visitor should they contract COVID-19 directly before or during their visit and cover medical evacuation. Other requirements, like quarantining, may also be required.
As vaccines roll out around the world in 2021, the safest option is to get vaccinated as soon as possible. But if you must go beforehand, here’s the nitty-gritty on travel insurance plans.