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do I need World wide inc USA & caribbean for Jamaica?

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do I need World wide inc USA & caribbean for Jamaica?

I have been told I only need worldwide insurance for travel to Jamaica but thought I would need to incude USA and caribbean. Any ideas?

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1. Re: do I need World wide inc USA & caribbean for Jamaica?

What type of insurance are you thinking about (life, health, home, auto, something else)?

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Travel?

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From the UK

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In my market (US) travel insurance is optional. It comes in several forms with the most expensive being "for any reason" cancellation cost refund.

I get travel insurance if I am traveling in late August/Early September as that is the historic peak for hurricanes in the Eastern Caribbean.

The last time a hurricane struck Jamaica was in October 2012; it went across the Eastern side of the island, leaving the Western resort virtually untouched.

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Hi

You get worldwide,

there is also an option for worldwide excluding USA and the Caribbean - don't choose this one

Check coverage for each of the providers you quote with. I always prioritise medical, repatriation and volcanic ash cloud.

If your going on a package deal then check their hurricane arrangements in the small print

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6. Re: do I need World wide inc USA & caribbean for Jamaica?

Thanks for your help.

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