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We’ve got you covered!

Your wellbeing and safety is our priority. We’ve expanded our travel insurance offering to cover your complete health and quarantine expenses in the unexpected circumstance of being diagnosed with or contracting COVID-19 during your travels. All tickets booked on Gulf Air flights are automatically covered with COVID 19 insurance at no extra cost, for travel from 10 May 2021 until 10 November 2021.

Travel with confidence, knowing that you are covered wherever your journey takes you on our network.  In the unfortunate event of being diagnosed with COVID 19 while travelling, our insurance policy covers:

  • Repatriation assistance
  • Medical and hospital costs abroad
  • Quarantine accommodation costs

Further details and cost limitations are outlined below:

Benefit (if diagnosed with COVID-19)  Definition  Limits
Repatriation Assistance

Organisation of return flight to country of residence or transportation to a hospital in home country

Actual costs

Organisation of return flight of one (1) Travel Companion and minor children to country of residence

Actual costs

Medical and hospital costs abroad

Coverage of hospital costs related to treatment of COVID-19

Up to USD100,000 per covered person, per covered period 

Accommodation costs related to COVID-19 quarantine

Coverage of quarantine accommodation in an approved designated facility in addition to  coverage costs of one (1) Travel Companion 

USD100 for a maximum of 14 days

Assistance in the event of death

Transportation of the body to home country Funeral Costs 

Actual costs

Up to a limit of USD1,500 per covered person 

If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 during your travel in the country of destination, please contact our Gulf Air COVID-19 Assistance Team immediately. It is mandatory to obtain pre-approval from Gulf Air COVID-19 Assistance Team, your expenses will only be settled directly with the clinic, hospital, other medical or non-medical facility. If you pay, you will not be able to claim these expenses later. Please note you will not be covered for the cost of PCR tests.  

For more information regarding the policy or to reach the Gulf Air COVID-19 Assistance Team, please contact the below hotlines directly via any of the channels:

Assistance Hotline Number  WhatsApp Number Email
+ 971 42708705 + 971 56 3589937 COVID19assistance@nextcarehealth.com

COVID-19 Insurance

Terms and conditions apply

Coverage is only applicable on Gulf Air operated flights with Gulf Air ticket numbers and is valid from 10 May 2021 up until 10 November 2021. This cover will be applicable on all purchased tickets through gulfair.com, Gulf Air World Wide Call Centre, Gulf Air sales offices and travel agents.  The complimentary COVID-19 coverage is for medical and quarantine related costs only. The cover is valid from the first day of your trip and up to 31 days. You will remain covered even if you travel onwards to another city.

Residents of Maldives and Turkey are not eligible for Gulf Air COVID 19 insurance coverage.

Find answers to your questions about your cover. Read our COVID-19 insurance FAQ's page

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