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United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Going to the UAE for short work trips or on holiday should see normal terms applied to most Life Insurance policies. Insurers will want to know details of the travel, how long you are going to be there and the reason for the visits.

If you are travelling to the UAE for business purposes the insurance provider that you approach may want to know more details such as the nature of your work, the industry that you work in and the specific destinations that you will be visiting. For those working in a high-risk environment it is possible that the insurer may offer Life Insurance at non-standard terms, in the form of a premium increase.

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British citizens who have moved abroad can often still access life insurance and critical illness cover in the UK. There are specific rules that you must follow to be eligible for new life insurance and critical illness policies, and we are here to strip out the jargon and get you the cover that you need.

Workers or holidaymakers going to the UAE should be offered standard terms on their Critical Illness Cover. You are likely to find that insurers that you approach will want to know how long you intend to visit the UAE, where you will be travelling to and the purpose of your stay.

For business professionals travelling to the area for work-related purposes, the insurer is going to want to know the type of work that you will be performing, how long you will be in the UAE and how often you will be required to travel there. If your occupation is seen as a high risk the insurer may increase the policy premiums to offset the added risk. It is also possible that the insurer may place exclusions on the policy claims set depending upon the types of transport that you will be using whilst in the UAE.

Income Protection for people travelling to the UAE for work or leisure may have access to standard terms of cover, depending upon the reasons for travel. The insurer will want to know the reason for your travel to the UAE, especially if this is a work-based requirement, the frequency at which you will travel to the location and your activities/duties whilst there. Those travelling to the UAE for leisure holidays will most likely find that Income Protection is available at standard terms.

Many business professionals will also find that they have access to normal terms of cover for Income Protection when travelling to the UAE. For those in high-risk occupations the insurer may choose to offer non-standard terms in the form of an increase to the policy premium. When you arrange Income Protection you should ideally secure a policy on an ‘own occupation’ basis, that gives you the strongest claim definitions on this type of policy.

 

Get an Income Protection Quote

Planning on a trip to the UAE for a holiday? We’ve teamed up with a specialist company who can provide comprehensive travel insurance for most countries. Request a no obligation quotation from them here.

 
United Arab Emirates (UAE) GOV.UK Travel Advice
  • United Arab Emirates travel advice June 4, 2021
    From 8 June, direct flights can arrive in England from the UAE, but they must arrive at dedicated terminals at Heathrow and Birmingham airports. Different requirements may apply for arrivals into Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ('Returning to the UK')

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • Primary Concerns: Terrorism
  • Reason for Travel: Business, leisure
  • Duration of Stay: Holiday break, sabbatical, employment contract
  • Popular Locations: Dubai, Abu Dhabi

The UAE is an Arabian peninsula nation on the Gulf of Persia (Arabia), consisting of seven emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It is most famous for the export of oil and gas. Dubai is renowned for its enormous shopping centres and city skyline.

 
  • The majority of the population are expats.
  • In 2004 snow was seen for the very first time in the UAE.
  • If you plan on travelling to the UAE from the end of June through July, you will be able to experience the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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Life Insurance

Going to the UAE for short work trips or on holiday should see normal terms applied to most Life Insurance policies. Insurers will want to know details of the travel, how long you are going to be there and the reason for the visits.

If you are travelling to the UAE for business purposes the insurance provider that you approach may want to know more details such as the nature of your work, the industry that you work in and the specific destinations that you will be visiting. For those working in a high-risk environment it is possible that the insurer may offer Life Insurance at non-standard terms, in the form of a premium increase.

Expat Life Insurance

British citizens who have moved abroad can often still access life insurance and critical illness cover in the UK. There are specific rules that you must follow to be eligible for new life insurance and critical illness policies, and we are here to strip out the jargon and get you the cover that you need.

Critical Illness Cover

Workers or holidaymakers going to the UAE should be offered standard terms on their Critical Illness Cover. You are likely to find that insurers that you approach will want to know how long you intend to visit the UAE, where you will be travelling to and the purpose of your stay.

For business professionals travelling to the area for work-related purposes, the insurer is going to want to know the type of work that you will be performing, how long you will be in the UAE and how often you will be required to travel there. If your occupation is seen as a high risk the insurer may increase the policy premiums to offset the added risk. It is also possible that the insurer may place exclusions on the policy claims set depending upon the types of transport that you will be using whilst in the UAE.

Income Protection

Income Protection for people travelling to the UAE for work or leisure may have access to standard terms of cover, depending upon the reasons for travel. The insurer will want to know the reason for your travel to the UAE, especially if this is a work-based requirement, the frequency at which you will travel to the location and your activities/duties whilst there. Those travelling to the UAE for leisure holidays will most likely find that Income Protection is available at standard terms.

Many business professionals will also find that they have access to normal terms of cover for Income Protection when travelling to the UAE. For those in high-risk occupations the insurer may choose to offer non-standard terms in the form of an increase to the policy premium. When you arrange Income Protection you should ideally secure a policy on an ‘own occupation’ basis, that gives you the strongest claim definitions on this type of policy.

United Arab Emirates Travel Insurance

Planning on a trip to the UAE for a holiday? We’ve teamed up with a specialist company who can provide comprehensive travel insurance for most countries. Request a no obligation quotation from them here.

Summary Definition

The UAE is an Arabian peninsula nation on the Gulf of Persia (Arabia), consisting of seven emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It is most famous for the export of oil and gas. Dubai is renowned for its enormous shopping centres and city skyline.

Fun Facts

  • The majority of the population are expats.
  • In 2004 snow was seen for the very first time in the UAE.
  • If you plan on travelling to the UAE from the end of June through July, you will be able to experience the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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