Travel insurance,Health insurances published on 16.04.2024
Heading towards new adventures: travel with peace of mind

Before heading off on vacation, it's important to prepare and gather information about your chosen destination: any specific restrictions, necessary documents, medical coverage in case of need.

  • This year, you've made up your mind! You're embarking on a journey to explore new horizons. The beaches of the south of France, which you've been visiting every year for the past 20 years, will be left without you for once!

    In fact, you'll undergo a complete change by venturing beyond the European area and use your holidays to discover new landscapes, encounter other cultures and shake up your routines.

    The change of scenery begins as soon as you start planning your trip! With your nose buried in specialised long-distance travel websites, you'll realise that your adventure is not something to be prepared for lightly.

    Here are some tips for travelling with peace of mind and enjoying your exotic adventures without worry.

    Carefully choose your destination

    Before booking your trip, check whether the country you are planning to visit has any special restrictions.

    The Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairswebsite gives you a general overview of everything you need to know about travelling abroad, including the necessary documents you need to bring with you:

    The websites of the following beighbouring countries will also provide you with additional useful information, by destination.

    What happens in case of illness?

    Before travelling to the other side of the world, or even just to a country outside the EU, it's essential to check what specific formalities apply in the event of a health problem. Some destinations indeed require obtaining dedicated forms BEFORE you leave.

    To avoid any unpleasant surprises, the CNS (Caisse Nationale de Santé) has put together everything you need to know about the coverage of medical expenses abroad: preliminary formalities, but also when you are on site and how to claim your reimbursements.

    All this information can be found on the CNS website:

    And to ensure you have the best coverage in case mishaps, consider getting supplementary insurance. To help you choose the best health protection for your travels, click here.

    Medical coverage abroad