work and travel

Work and travel insurance policy

work and travel insurance

CareMed work and travel insurance is especially adapted to the needs of young travelers and those young at heart. We offer a comprehensive as well as competitively priced insurance plan. This travel insurance is the right choice for your work and travel adventure, for an internship or volunteer program or if you are traveling abroad as a tourist for a longer time period. We can insure you worldwide, regardless of your home country.

CareMed offers suitable insurance cover for most travelers worldwide. Unfortunately, we cannot offer insurance for travelers with home country United Kingdom or Northern Ireland due to legal changes after the Brexit. The insurable age ranges from 3 months to 64 years.

All travel insurance plans by CareMed have unlimited medical coverage. You may choose coverage worldwide or worldwide excluding the USA & Canada. As we offer travel insurances there are certain limitations and exclusions for specific treatments. Detailed information is available in the applicable insurance policy which is available in different languages during the application process.

When enrolling for our current insurance plans CareMed Traveler or CareMed Global, you will also be insured for sport activities during your stay abroad, there are not special exclusions. Of course, you are covered for activities like surfing, diving, hiking, skiing or snowboarding so that are thus flexible in your leisure activities.


The maximum insurance period for work and travel insurance is 24 months and 12 months for travelers staying in Germany. Detailed information is shown during the online application. Travel insurance shall start the first day of traveling and be active for the complete stay abroad. In case the end of your stay is not fixed yet, we recommend taking out the maximum travel period as a renewal of insurance is not guaranteed.

Yes, CareMed travel insurance fulfills the requirements for a stay abroad limited in time and shall therefore be accepted for your visa application worldwide. This is applicable for all working holiday visa (for example working holiday Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Canada), F1, F2, H2B, J-1, J2 and M1 visa for entry into the USA and Schengen Visa for Europe.


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