Gulf Air offers complimentary Covid-19 travel insurance coverage to all passengers

posted on 11th May 2021 by Eddie Saunders
Gulf Air offers complimentary Covid-19 travel insurance coverage to all passengers

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces that it will offer complimentary Covid-19 travel insurance coverage to all ticket holders which will include health and quarantine expenses in the unexpected circumstances of being diagnosed with or contracting Covid-19 during passengers’ journeys.

All tickets booked, including redemption tickets, on Gulf Air flights for travel starting from today 10 May until 10 November 2021 are automatically covered with Covid-19 insurance at no extra cost.

Some restrictions may apply and passengers can visit gulfair.com for more information.

All passengers, according to the newly announced insurance policy and in the unfortunate event of being diagnosed with Covid-19 while traveling abroad, will be covered for repatriation assistance, medical and hospitals costs abroad as well as quarantine accommodation costs.

Coverage is applicable on Gulf Air operated flights with Gulf Air ticket numbers that are purchased through the airline’s website, the call centre, Gulf Air’s sales offices or travel agents.

Gulf Air’s acting chief executive officer Captain Waleed AlAlawi said: “As the current global situation continues, travel needs to be simplified and enhanced with tools to make the passenger’s journey worry-free.

“The Covid-19 insurance coverage will provide a better experience to everyone flying with us within the next 6 months, just in time to plan their summer holiday.

“This will ensure passengers regardless of destination or class of travel can travel with more confidence and avoid any unwanted hassle in case of Covid-19 related emergency abroad”.